A cold snap during the spring months means the Lambulance is in high demand for sick animals on a Southland farm.
A series of incidents, including ones in Otago and Milford Sound, where ships have run aground or struck rocks has prompted the TAIC to add the issue of ship navigation in particular waters to its watchlist.
Scottish band The Proclaimers are touring New Zealand and those in the South will not have to travel 500 miles to see them with shows in both Dunedin and Invercargill.
More snow has fallen on higher ground in Queenstown and Central Otago this morning, as a cold front lingers in the South.
Southerners are wrapping up warm this evening as a blast of cold weather brings snow and single-digit temperatures to many places.
Ten polytechnics and institutes of technology around the country are predicted to record deficits this year, but SIT and Otago Polytechnic are confident of their performance.
Investigations are under way after a Real Journeys boat, on a private charter, "rode on to a rock'' in Milford Sound on Sunday, resulting in minor injuries to two passengers.
Southland police are appealing to the public for information about a fire they are treating as arson in Mataura.
People in Central Otago and Northern Southland are being warned to brace themselves for another cold snap.
A Southland historian is hoping Otago Daily Times readers may be able to find the proper home for a collection of Victorian-era photographs of a southern family.
Two people suffered minor injuries when a boat carrying 39 tourists crashed into a rock during a seal-watching cruise in Milford Sound yesterday.
A 4.3 earthquake has been recorded near Milford Sound this afternoon which caused some light shaking.
Work is about to start on yet another new University of Otago building — a $1.5 million education and research centre in Invercargill, to be created in partnership with the Southern District Health Board.
A fire that gutted the former Ohai Golf Club rooms on Thursday night is being treated as suspicious.
The University of Otago has announced it will develop a new $1.5 million education and research centre at its Southland campus in Invercargill, in partnership with the Southern District Health Board.
Diversions are in place after a car crash left one person with moderate injuries in Invercargill this afternoon.