The South Today bulletin: Wednesday, September 2
Otago Daily Times
Two high-voltage electricity lines that came into contact in a South Island township had the potential to kill a group of about 10 contractors working at the site.
Ticket-holders could be at the back of a long line of those owed money by Ticket Rocket — and probably out of luck, a consumer watchdog says.
A 27-year-old man has had a string of charges added to an initial assault charge after allegedly threatening to shoot police in Mosgiel earlier this week.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says he is not comfortable with Aucklanders travelling to conferences in Queenstown and has called on the city's residents to "do the right thing".
Some buses were running late in Dunedin this morning and customers are having problems with the new Bee Card system.
Warning: contains distressing content. A psychopath who held a woman captive for three days and subjected her to a harrowing violent, sexual ordeal will remain in prison indefinitely.
An interpreter for survivors affected by the Christchurch mosque attack says the experience of helping them was a "privilege".
Friends and family searching for the former Wanaka paraglider who went missing in Nevada nearly 10 days ago believe he could still be alive if he found water.
A Dunedin man who amassed more than 9000 objectionable images claims he got no sexual gratification from them.
Road users in parts of the lower South Island are warned to watch out for freezing fog and ice on the roads today.
More than $50,000 has been awarded to a Queenstown man for unfair dismissal after an incident in which he was chased out of the building by a company director.
A South Island-based ticketing company, which has left ticket-holders in the lurch waiting for refunds, has been placed into receivership.
Mayor Graham Smith says the Mackenzie District "couldn't have asked for better" in regards to overnight snowfall which helped contain the large blaze near Lake Pukaki.