A petition established by a Gibbston film-maker last year urging the Government to introduce a compulsory labelling system on all food and drink packaging in New Zealand is gathering steam.
Recently appointed Waitaki Boys' High School deputy rector Roger van Booma says his new job is much like his old one "plus a whole lot more".
A permanent reminder of those who sacrificed their lives for their country now greets visitors at Clyde and Alexandra cemeteries.
Affordable housing has re-emerged as a key issue for Central Otago following the recent local body elections.
Water running down clay cliffs at Oamaru Harbour continues to cause problems for the Oamaru Steam and Rail Society.
ASB'S chief economist says the country needs to focus on how we build houses to make them more affordable long-term.
An "old but new" Invercargill city councillor is supporting the Bluff Oyster and Food Festival Trust in its bid to demolish the Club Hotel.
Brace yourselves - it looks like there is still a touch of winter in the air. MetService has issued a watch for possible heavy snow in parts of inland Southland and Otago this week.
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A three car crash near Lumsden this afternoon has left four people injured and partially blocked State Highways 6 and 97.
Demolition of an Invercargill central city block has been delayed by bureaucracy and paperwork, says a director of the company planning to knock it down.
Graffiti discovered in various places around the Oamaru Public Gardens this week has been labelled by police as "disgraceful".
A body has been found by searchers looking for a missing person at a North Otago river where a jet-boat overturned.
Eight University of Otago trampers forced to hunker down in blizzard conditions in the Southern Alps knew the weather was expected to turn bad.
The investigation into the crash of a Hughes 369D helicopter near Wanaka Airport last year that claimed the lives of Nick Wallis, Paul Hondelink and Scott Theobold is at about the halfway stage.
Queenstown Lakes District Council candidate Glyn Lewers says he does not want to make a decision about asking for a re-count "while the blood's pumping" and will take the weekend to mull it over.
Disgraced former host of NBC's current affairs show Today Matt Lauer must continue to show he is of "good character" if he is to retain the lease of Hunter Valley Station, on the shores of Lake Hawea.
Unless astronomically inclined, many people are unaware the world’s southern-most satellite ground station is right in Southland’s backyard.
The Oamaru Opera House hosted music, dance, and drama as the locals night featured again at the two-yearly Waitaki Arts Festival.