Scheduled international passenger flights to the southern South Island resume today with a single flight from Sydney to Queenstown.
If every cloud has a silver lining, organisers of the Whitehorse Big Easy certainly found theirs yesterday.
Helping out at a Wakatipu Reforestation Trust planting day near Arrowtown on Saturday are (from left) Maggie (9), Ollie (13) and Tim (11) Browne, of Lake Hayes Estate.
Stickering a building if its owner refuses to carry out earthquake strengthening is not going to protect pedestrians in the event of a natural disaster, attendees at a meeting heard last week.
The mayor of Central Otago says he hopes the region will see some of the benefits of an Amazon Lord of the Rings series that has begun filming in New Zealand.
A Te Anau police officer faces a long and painful recovery after an accident involving a gas bottle left him with severe burns.
Agony, hopelessness and guilt - those are some of the emotions Invercargill’s Brazilian community described to ODT reporter and Rio de Janeiro native Luisa Girao.
Illegal rubbish dumping at a North Otago recycling centre is being turned into an educational opportunity about waste disposal.
Southland iwi have met for the first time with officials trying to ensure the contaminated Tiwai Point aluminium smelter gets cleaned up.
A long-mooted arterial route for Queenstown has been approved for a fast-tracked consent and work could start on the multi million-dollar project before the end of the year.
Where to spend your golden years in Central Otago? Most are happy to stay right where they are, a survey shows.
Volunteer firefighters backed by four fire appliances and a support vehicle have extinguished a 30m-long fire burning in a hedge near a rural Southland house.
A Southland dairy farmer who was ‘‘wilfully blind’’ to his obligations as an employer has been fined $30,000.
Aileen Ryan — a mother, a teacher, an inspiration. North Otago bureau chief Rebecca Ryan chats to her mother, who has retired after teaching at Waikaka School for 43 years.
One person has been taken to Southland Hospital by ambulance after a camper van rolled on State Highway 94, west of Mossburn, this afternoon.
A high wire act is unfolding high above the Ida Valley as work to rewire the national grid from Roxburgh in Central Otago to Livingstone in the Waitaki district continues.
A 35-year-old Auckland man was taken to Lakes District Hospital early yesterday following an assault in central Queenstown.