A French tourist found safe in Fiordland after a search and rescue operation of more than 12 hours is lucky to have avoided serious injury or worse, police say.
Grease was the word at the Otago Southland Theatre Awards.
A French tourist who went missing in Fiordland has been found safe after a search and rescue operation lasting more than 12 hours.
The Otago Regional Council says its E. coli standards for the region’s waters are more stringent than those proposed by the Government.
The underdogs of the show jumping world, Kace and owner Kimberleigh McCabe, of Gorge Road, Mataura, have had quite a journey in the past six years
As the sheep have gone to the hills, Te Rae Genetics has diversified its operation to move with the times.
Southern farmers are continuing to make health and safety a key focus of their farming practices, with only one recorded fatality in the agriculture sector in Otago/Southland last year.
A man is dead after a workplace accident at South Port in Bluff.
Otago's lakes and rivers are healthier than those of neighbouring Southland waters, new Ministry for the Environment data has revealed.
St John staff formed a guard of honour for Kingston Flyer driver Russell Glendinning following his memorial service in the Lumsden Memorial Hall.
Plummeting numbers of drivers caught speeding in the South have coincided with the deadliest year on southern roads in a decade.
Southland shearer Leon Samuels today set a new world solo eight-hours strongwool ewe-shearing record after a tally of 605 in a woolshed north of Gore.
One person was seriously injured and another received moderate injuries, in a two-car crash near Lorneville, north of Invercargill, shortly before 11am today.
A man has been killed after his car appears to have rolled down a bank and into a river near Milford Sound, police say.
When Enkhnasan Chuluunbaatar began learning how to shear a sheep, it was a two-fold challenge.
"This one’s for Joanne Kumeroa," an emotional Joel Henare said winning the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships woolhandling title in Invercargill on Saturday night.
Prime Minister Bill English proved he was up for the challenge at the weekend.
Veteran American blade shearer Kevin Ford attributes good nutrition and working hard for his career longevity.
''This one's for Joanne Kumeroa,'' an emotional Joel Henare said winning the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships woolhandling title in Invercargill on Saturday night.
Prime Minister Bill English accepted Sir David Fagan's challenge, and gave him one better, beating the five time world champion at shearing a sheep at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships today.