The first 1080 aerial poison drop over parts of Fiordland last winter has resulted in the first kiwi chicks reaching a stoat-safe weight and ensuring the future of the species for now, a ranger says.
When June Chamberlain first saw her future husband she did not like the idea of being a minister’s wife.
A $20 million fund to support the Queenstown Lakes District’s economic diversification and a $15m fund to help transform and protect Milford Sound have been announced by Tourism Minister Stuart Nash this morning.
A person in a serious condition was flown by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital after a crash in Southland today.
A decision to redistribute $2million of the Southland District Council’s strategic asset reserve will mean a more even rates increase for the region’s ratepayers.
A group of Southland men keen on giving back to their community have completed a trek from Invercargill to Christchurch and back in two days - in a tractor.
An Invercargill man has pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of a crash which killed a Southland doctor last year.
An Australian billionaire is looking at using the aluminium smelter site at Tiwai Point near Bluff for environmentally friendly hydrogen production.
One of Rio Tinto’s top executives has been meeting Southland iwi this week about the closure of the Tiwai Point smelter.
Police have confirmed a person has been killed after being hit by a train in Invercargill this afternoon.
Thornbury Vintage Tractor member Win Saxton keeps the tractor’s big wheels turning as it passes through Gore yesterday.