Designing a network of mountain bike trails through a forest is a little bit like town planning, a consultant says.
A Gore GP has questioned her professional body for its support of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for health and disability sector workers.
Otago regional councillors will soon consider whether they want to go ahead with a planned 18% rates rise next year.
Clapperboards will be out in Queenstown again next year with confirmation a third series of TV crime thriller One Lane Bridge will be shot.
Contingency planning is under way to hold Hokitika’s annual Christmas parade at the former racecourse, in light of Covid-19 restrictions.
The mood among staff at the Grey District Council has been described as ‘‘pretty abysmal’’ as the council pushes on with a management review that has left a pall of uncertainty.
Police have charged a man for breaching Covid restrictions after he flew from Whangārei to Queenstown on the first day of the latest alert level 3.
A dolphin specialist who actively monitors Colac Bay’s Hector’s population is worried deadly toxins are only a couple of storms away from spilling out into the ocean, with potentially disastrous consequences for the mammals.
A Gloriavale school teacher who allegedly assaulted four children aged between 9 and 11 years, declined an offer of legal aid when he appeared in the Greymouth District Court today on seven charges...
A group of young Muslim women got to experience all the sights and sounds of Queenstown last week, helping them on their journey past one of the darkest days in the country’s history.
Planning is well under way with Gore and Southland mayors for a ‘‘farm-gate tour’’ of the deep South in early November to visit up to 25 small communities to boost vaccination rates.
The Cromwell Community Board has agreed to progress the design tender process for the planned new memorial hall and events centre in the town in a bid to ‘‘get on with it’’.
A University of Otago medical academic urges caution using domestic vaccination certificates as they may sway the delicate balance between public health and the loss of personal liberties.
The fourth day of the 2021 New Zealand Jet Boat River Marathon was raced on the Mataura River yesterday, with four legs held between Steeghs Beach, near Gore, and Ardlussa.
Outdoor activities planned for Labour Weekend would be best completed by Saturday, unless you like getting wet.