A West Coast resident has lost her home in a devastating fire which threatened to spread to the neighbouring service station.
The MetService has issued a severe weather watch for heavy rain in Dunedin and other parts of the South today and snow is predicted to as low as 400m early next week.
The truck driver who witnessed a horrific double-fatal accident near Kingston says the "nightmare" stretch of State Highway 6 is one of New Zealand's most dangerous roads.
The secret to longevity does not exist, rather, it is the "the luck of the draw", says 100-year-old Southland man Tom Johnstone.
A low-flowing Lindis River could be worse for trout than periods of no flow, University of Otago zoology department head Prof Gerry Closs says.
Traditionally, industrial action is about making as much noise as possible, to gain attention and traction for what you want.
It is a field of dreams, more than three years in the planning, and next weekend it will host its first tournament.
With the final stage of its infrastructure construction project complete, the North Otago Irrigation Company is now in a position to focus on selling its remaining $15 million of shares.
A Kumara resident lost her home in a devastating fire which threatened to spread to the neighbouring petrol station, just before dawn yesterday morning.
Wakatipu High School's head of drama is being lauded for her huge impact on both students and the wider community.
Understanding the hazards posed by earthquakes during "peace time'' will be a major focus of an international earthquake science conference in Otago this week.
The truckie who witnessed a horror double-fatal accident near Kingston says the "nightmare" stretch of State Highway 6 is one of New Zealand’s most dangerous roads.
Some good fortune helped save a woman who severely broke her leg and ankle while tramping near Haast yesterday.
Greater altruism is needed to solve the affordability crisis confronting Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes, a property developer says.
Teachers marching across the South say they are fighting for better conditions for their pupils and today's strike is not just about pay.
The warm, settled weather that New Zealand has enjoyed for the past few days is set to leave us and a stormy, cold front could bring heavy rain and snow to the South.