Modelled after an old Victorian velocipede, the top speed of Matt King's latest creation is an unknown.
The mother of a nine-year-old boy found dead in the small Southland settlement Otautau last month cried as his alleged murderer appeared in court this morning.
Unsecured creditors are owed more than $800,000 after an Oamaru construction company was placed in liquidation earlier this year, a second report into the company's financial affairs says.
MetService is warning of thunderstorms in the South today and tomorrow as a front moves up the country.
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has promised to fight a proposal to increase power prices by nearly $500 for many Otago households and taken aim at the DCC.
A man who allegedly rammed police cars and stole two loaded police pistols at Gore in August has pleaded guilty to eight of nine charges he faces.
A driver who fled after ramming his vehicle into a patrol car just north of Greymouth late on Saturday night was later stopped in his tracks by road spikes.
The newly elected Wanaka Community Board has been dished out its first big helping of town planning documents.
A proposal to seek full i-Site status for the Catlins Information Centre will not be actioned in time for summer.
There appears to be no end to the snow this spring, as the mountains west of Luggate again displayed their belated winter colours after snow at the weekend.
A multi-award-winning Alexandra designer says she will boycott next year's WoolOn Fashion Awards following news the event has been moved out of Alexandra to Cromwell.
A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Invercargill on Sunday.
Miners, farmers and whitebaiters and others from all walks of life stood shoulder to shoulder with politicians in a Greymouth park yesterday to demand that the West Coast's voice is heard.
A house has been hit by lightning near Palmerston this afternoon as wild weather hits large parts of the South Island.
Puppetry may be something of a "dying art" but at yesterday's Victorian fete in Oamaru, it was very much alive.