Southland residents will need a permit to light fires from Wednesday due to an elevated fire danger and long range outlook.
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A fire which destroyed a shed on a rural Southland property early yesterday morning has been deemed not suspicious.
Wanaka second division rodeo horses stand in lush pasture on Glen Dene Station above Lake Hawea earlier this week before Wednesday’s rodeo.
The Southern Institute of Technology will submit a proposal to the Education Minister to take over operations of the troubled Telford agricultural training campus in Balclutha.
Ewes and lambs are run across the West Wanaka swing bridge over the Matukituki River recently to be weaned.
Kiwis are more worried about the levels of pollution in the country's lakes and rivers than they are about the sky-high cost of living, according to a new opinion poll.
The mother of a Southland shearer made a mercy dash to Melbourne after her son lay dying in a hospital for days while police tried to identify him.
Uncertainty remains for Telford staff as they approach a critical point in their future with the beleaguered agricultural institute.
Between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve is supposed to be one of the quietest times of the year for retailers.
Reports of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand's demise have proved premature and the advocacy organisation has restructured and refocused on its work to improve the wellbeing of people living outside major cities.
The anglers' Christmas present has finally arrived with all waters at a fishable level and all nicely wrapped in fine weather.
The big bulls at Omarama turned some of New Zealand's toughest cowboys into rag dolls in the rodeo arena yesterday.
Firefighters were powerless to stop an immense fire at a poultry farm in West Auckland overnight that razed the business to the ground.