Firefighters put out a blaze in a laundry in central Queenstown yesterday afternoon.
Curiosity may have killed that cat, but fortunately that was not the fate of an Oamaru child who got his head and arm stuck in a cat door yesterday morning.
The debate between water experts over the way forward for the Lindis River catchment resumed in an Environment Court appeal in Cromwell yesterday without any sign of who is gaining the upper hand.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has assured Central Otago residents he will be "a voice'' for the district as stakeholders consider the future of after-hours healthcare in the region.
Catlins ratepayers will get a chance to have their say on issues such as roading, tourism and more this summer.
A highly respected Palmerston police officer who died last year will be honoured tomorrow for his work with Civil Defence.
A major South Island highway should reopen tomorrow after last week's severe storm, but sections of it look set to be down to one lane through the Christmas and New Year period.
Requisitioned by the New Zealand government and repurposed as a hospital ship, the SS Maheno and its role in World War 1 was honoured in North Otago yesterday.
A curious child who got his head stuck in a cat door in North Otago has been freed without further incident this morning.
The number of online reports about Southern motorists using mobile phones while driving has nearly tripled in the past two years.
Police are investigating after a woman allegedly stole a 4WD vehicle at knifepoint in Oamaru this afternoon.
A recently formed Oamaru group is determined to help the kitchen at Oamaru Hospital survive, despite it looking increasingly likely the facility will not be retained.
Alexandra's Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) has partnered with Nasa in a scientific mission stakeholders say will have valuable agricultural spinoffs.
A driver failed to give way at an intersection in Invercargill this morning, causing a two-car crash which sent one of the vehicles ploughing through a fence.
Despite a total deficit of more than $230,000 during the 2017-18 financial year, the chairman of the company that owns and operates Oamaru Hospital is confident it can turn its balance sheet around.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council’s main office building will remain closed this week as the clean-up from a major diesel leak continues.
The 150th reunion celebration for past pupils of the Tapanui District High School (TDHS) was all about remembering friends and reconnecting with old classmates.
Thousands of people gathered around the South across about 20 centres yesterday to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War 1, after four years of commemorations.