The Canterbury Regional Council believes industry is to blame for the high amount of air pollution in a Timaru suburb.
Campaigns to encourage men to seek mental health support appear to be paying off, with health officials saying plenty are coming forward in Queenstown.
Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash on State Highway 8 near Tekapo yesterday.
It's a warm start in the South today but there's some wild weather on the way to end the holiday weekend.
Clutha officials says it is "time to deliver", following a year of severely constrained council activity.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has undertaken not to advance its expansion plans for the next two and a-half years.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has been accused of having "moved the goal posts" over controversial changes to speed limits in Wanaka.
One person has died and three people have been injured in a crash which has closed the highway near Lake Tekapo.
A former Invercargill City councillor believes a freshen-up of local body representatives would be the best for ratepayers.
WorkSafe is investigating after a man was critically injured when his fertiliser truck rolled on farmland near Raes Junction.
The driver of a vehicle which allegedly hit a child in Queenstown's Shotover Country on Tuesday morning will not be prosecuted.
A shearer who twice struck a lamb because it broke his shearing comb, causing injuries that resulted in its death, has been jailed for 16 months.
Concern from a member of the public sparked a full-scale search for a paraglider near the Skyline Gondola in Queenstown yesterday.
Things are looking tentatively busy across Otago and Southland this Labour Weekend, as New Zealanders support local tourism.
Disgruntled Te Anau business owners are suffering angst over what they feel is "unfair" distribution of government financial support following the Covid crisis.
A new mountain bike track built by tourism workers near the Queenstown suburb of Shotover Country was officially opened at a community event this week.
A decision on whether the Southland District Council will approve $50,000 for a business case on its community housing has been put on hold.