Another morning of sub-zero temperatures and fog greeted many lower South Island residents today, bringing with it the makings of a hoar frost in some areas.
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A Dunedin man posed as a priest while fantasising with others online about violating children, a court has heard.
With the temperature just above zero, snow low on the mountains and the sun hidden by the inversion layer, rafting the Hawea River might not seem like a great way to start the weekend.
Frost is persisting in shady spots and Southern motorists are continuing to have trouble on the roads, with a van rolling near Balclutha this afternoon.
A car enthusiast has disputed claims a gathering in Queenstown over the weekend was in any way anti-social, or that it was held in the middle of the night.
An Oamaru man in managed isolation in Auckland was informed of a new Covid-19 case’s link to his hotel through the media, rather than by health officials.
Frost is persisting in shady spots and some Southern motorists are having trouble on the roads.
Denise Davidson just wants her money back.
Departing Dunedin City Council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose is taking up a new role as AgResearch chief executive in Christchurch.
Departing Dunedin City Council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose is to take up a new role as AgResearch chief executive in Christchurch.
Two women who tested positive for Covid-19 got lost on their drive from Auckland to Wellington and required help, Parliament has been told.
Part of Queenstown has been evacuated this morning after contractors struck a gas line.
An Oamaru man who sparked a manhunt after allegedly threatening the occupants of a South Hill property with an axe last night will appear in court this morning.
A man who posed as a Good Samaritan to help get an intoxicated woman home, sexually assaulted her twice, a court has heard.
A networking event that was to be held at a restaurant owned by a controversial Christchurch-born millionaire has been forced to seek another venue after backlash from the Queenstown business community.
A midwife will not be practising again in New Zealand after two Queenstown babies were neglected in her care - one ultimately sustaining a brain injury.
A manhunt in Oamaru late last night ended in an arrest early today after dogs were called in to assist police with the search.
A former southern police officer allegedly groped his niece’s breasts and bottom when she visited for Christmas, a court has heard.
A tenure review into Southland's Glenaray Station could support a proposal for it to become conservation land - with increased public access.
A South Island town's "Third World" electricity infrastructure has sparked fury after 1200 homes and businesses lost power for about nine hours on Sunday.