A third Lakes District camping ground operator has joined the chorus of discontent over the new Queenstown Lakes District Council "hub" near Luggate, which offers some tourists free camping sites.
The nephew of a New Zealand airman is "overwhelmed" after being told the site where his uncle died during World War 2 had been found.
The Invercargill City Council says it is pleased with the number of dog owners applying for responsible dog owner (RDO) status.
An Indian national who was about to be deported for slapping his wife has had his criminal conviction overturned.
Queenstown landlords have been accused of "taking advantage" of the resort's housing crisis after average rental costs skyrocketed to record levels.
Rural residents near Wanaka say they are infuriated by a new sign "inviting" campers to park along Ballantyne Rd.
The resignation of Gore Main School's principal took place before the appointment of a limited statutory manager.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is advising Central Otago residents to remain vigilant, despite a positive start to the summer fire season.
Faecal bacteria in some Otago waterways is causing a mixed bag of water quality readings this summer, but the results have drawn limited response from the Otago Regional Council.
It is still under construction and 10 months away from opening, but the Paparoa Track has made the New York Times list of the top 52 places to go in 2019.
Otago designers are being encouraged to start their creations for this year's WoolOn Fashion Awards, as the dates for the annual event are announced.
A stormwater main realignment through King George Park is among the "alternative options" the Waitaki District Council will consider in a bid to save nine sycamore trees in the Oamaru Harbour area.
Agency staff this week began training on the new 950kg machine, fabricated at Gray Brothers Engineering in Greymouth.
Frankton Motor Camp residents claim they feel ''bullied'' into leaving the site due to the ''greed'' of the Queenstown Lakes District Council, as their eviction date looms.
The driver of a vehicle that crashed between Omarama and Otematata, critically injuring two people, in August had alcohol and cannabis in his system, the Oamaru District Court heard yesterday.
A power pole that fell down at Dunstan Hospital on Tuesday night is part of a Southern District Health Board (SDHB) network and not maintained by Aurora Energy, an Aurora spokesman says.
A European festival import set to compete with Queenstown's Winter Festival this year has been pushed back.