One person is being treated for smoke inhalation after a pot on a stove caused a house to fill with smoke in Invercargill.
Fire crews were called out to the Southland township of Waikaka after a co-joined flat went on fire this morning.
The oyster season is on "pause" mode due to the countrywide lockdown in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Southern Institute of Technology’s project to build an apartment building on Invercargill’s CBD block is at risk.
Southland Disability Enterprises has "welcomed" the discontinuation of its contract with WasteNet for processing Southland’s recycling, its chairman said.
Searchers have found a hunter reported missing on Stewart Island for three days after he became disorientated from a fall.
The Te Anau community have been advised of a confirmed Covid-19 case in the town by a local doctor this morning.
Invercargill residents will still be able to buy alcohol during lockdown as the city’s supply is managed within a licensing trust area.
Social media lit up as strong winds, thunderstorms and snow arrived in the South on Monday — shortly after the lockdown announcement.
As the country prepares to enter Alert Level 4, one Invercargill manufacturing company is asking to be able to work to produce in-demand hospital equipment.
Stepping up in a time of crisis is a task Fiordlanders are used to, the region’s community board chairwoman says.
RD Petroleum Lakeside Service Centre owner-operator Diane Holmes models the business’ home-made measure to ensure contactless transactions.
Southland Disability Enterprises has "welcomed" the discontinuation of its contract with WasteNet for processing Southland’s recycling, its chairman says.
Powering on, Southland district councillors are set to decide their choice of contractor for the pre-development stage of the Stewart Island wind power project.
It began with toilet paper and sanitiser — now demand across Otago and Southland has moved to cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and silver beet.
Going on holiday is always exciting — but for the first time in her life Otago Daily Times reporter Luisa Girao never wished so badly not to be away.