Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper says words are inadequate to describe the experience of being part of a 10,500-strong crowd paying their respects at Gallipoli on Anzac Day. His wife Bernice was...
A 5-year-old girl was flown to Dunedin Hospital with head trauma today after falling from a tree in Central Otago.
A 21-year-old Dunedin student running the Routeburn Track made it out safely today after being delayed by the weather, police say.
All 31 members of the Wanaka-based Adventure Consultants climbing team who were stranded on Mt Everest following Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal have been evacuated to base camp.
Teams of search and rescue volunteers, police and search dogs are still combing the area where a missing tramper was last seen in Mt Aspiring National Park two days ago.
Balclutha police took the keys off a tourist driver in the Catlins on Anzac Day.
Walking Wombat, Cycling Granny and Mama Hen were among those photographing a Wanaka garden on Saturday, during the first Australasian Blip meet.
They came in their thousands. Unprecedented numbers turned out in Queenstown on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings and remember the fallen.
More than 1000 men, women and children and their dogs attended a special Anzac service in Clyde early on Saturday morning.
The 7am dawn service at the newly-renovated war memorial on the Lake Hawea peninsula attracted more than 600 people.
Oamaru's dawn service was all lit up - not only by a crowd that exceeded all expectations, but also by new spotlights installed last week at the World War 1 monument.
Wanaka police are trying to identify a man who may have followed two school-aged children last week.
Anzac services around Central Otago added a special touch to mark the World War 1 anniversary this year.
Six Cromwell teenagers who planned to travel to Nepal on Friday have postponed but not ruled out their expedition.
West Otago residents came out to pay their respects to the fallen at Tapanui, Heriot and Dunrobin services on Saturday.
he Oamaru Coastal Defence group fires two 25-pound World War 2 guns to mark the end of the main Oamaru Anzac celebrations on Saturday.
It rained on the parade to begin 2015 The Anzac Connection in Balclutha, but Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay said it did not dampen the spirits.
A man who may have followed two schoolchildren around in Wanaka has caused ripples of concern within the community.
A high-altitude rescue on a remote Himalayan peak has earned Queenstown climber Ben Dare a top civilian bravery medal from the New Zealand Royal Humane Society. He says he did what he had to do. David Williams reports.
Holographic fire-breathing dragons and lasers will bring Oamaru's Victorian precinct alive in spectacular style next month during the 2015 Fire and Steam festival.