Work is under way to help an elderly Arrowtown resident whose front garden has been flooded about four times since July.
Plans to change the location of a popular Bluff sign have been withdrawn after strong opposition from the community.
The return of Covid-19 to the South Island has health officials in the South urging people to get tested if they have symptoms.
One person has been critically injured in a crash between a motorcycle and ute in Southland this morning.
Wanaka adventure racing world champion Simone Maier has issued an ultimatum to her rival Emily Wilson ahead of Saturday’s Challenge Multi race.
The Burt Munro Challenge has been cancelled and organisers are blaming uncertainty about the Covid-19 protection framework as the reason for the canning.
Forcing through water reforms is a cynical move by a Government that lost control amid a toxic debate, southern mayors say.
A disappointed Otago farming sector says it has been left in the lurch by the Environment Court’s interim decision on the Otago Regional Council’s water permits plan change.
The Southland District Council has decided to increase its share of funding in the hope of helping sort out problems with dust suppression on gravel roads.
A teenage driver accused of killing two people in a crash which left two others critically injured has been declined bail.
A person has died in a truck crash that has blocked off State Highway 1 between Invercargill and Bluff.
From Monday, people travelling between Cromwell and Queenstown may spot a bit of activity high above them, all with the aim of keeping motorists safe.
Lawyers have advised a panel it must consider Wanaka’s housing affordability and availability when deciding whether a $280 million film studio development should be approved.
Two words were buzzing off the lips of dozens of Wanaka folk yesterday — ‘‘regenerative’’ and ‘‘ tourism’’.