Fiordland's Homer Tunnel has reopened after a vehicle fire, forcing the closure of part of a state highway and stranding 500 tourists in Milford Sound.
Otago Daily Times
New Zealand health authorities are being warned not to be complacent about the risk of a new Sars-like virus in China spreading to Queenstown and other parts of New Zealand.
An businessman is unhappy with the police response to a series of attacks on his property that he believes were racially motivated.
An Otago businessman is unhappy with the police response to a series of attacks on his property that he believes were racially motivated.
A pair of orchard workers laughed as they sexually violated a woman they had dragged down to Lake Dunstan, a court has heard.
One person is dead and two are injured after a crash between two cars and a motorcyclist on the main road into Queenstown this afternoon.
A Christchurch man sustained minor injuries after his vehicle rear-ended a ute towing a trailer near Palmerston this morning.
An Alexandra family has been left devastated after it had to put its cat down this week after it suffered injuries from what is believed to have been a ‘‘gin trap’’.
A former Dunedin woman now leading Victoria’s bushfire response says the deadly blaze is poised to become ‘‘one large megafire’’.
An Oamaru-based war hero who led a team of SAS snipers on a daring rescue of hostages in the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege has passed away.
Invercargill horsewoman Ellie Barron is being hailed a hero after coming to the aid of fellow harness racing driver Ricky May following an incident at Omakau on Thursday.
A Dunedin couple are setting off on a journey to Parliament, using pedal power and a coffin to get their message across.
National paragliding champion Louis Tapper has set a national distance record after an epic 197km, eight-hour flight from Treble Cone.
Champion harness racing driver Ricky May is in Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition after suffering a medical event during a race at Omakau.
It was 20 years ago today ... well, sort of. Hayden Meikle first had a game review published in the Otago Daily Times on October 19, 1999. Twenty years later, he remains a player.