Winds have eased as fire crews battle an out-of-control blaze near Macraes, inland from Palmerston.
Otago Daily Times
Shawn McAvinue says as he and his wife leave their children with her parents in Dunedin and head off for a weekend in Waitaki.
With international pupil and student numbers in Dunedin dwindling, plans are being pulled together to support the young people who choose to spend their summer break separated from families back home.
A passenger in a speeding vehicle at the time of a crash which killed an Invercargill nurse has been found guilty of manslaughter by inciting and encouraging the driver to operate the vehicle recklessly.
The MetService is advising some Canterbury residents to prepare for gale north-westerlies from tomorrow morning.
A South Island woman's cancelled flights were quickly refunded by her airline, but the money went to a travel agency that has now filed for insolvency.
Police are hunting a pick axe-wielding man who shoulder charged a man in a Dunedin suburb.
A disgraced financial adviser who embezzled more than $15 million of his clients’ money will appeal his prison sentence.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has been snapped taking a sneaky cigarette break on Otago University's Dunedin campus yesterday, breaking its no-smoking rules.
An Oamaru family escaped with only the clothes on their backs when a fire destroyed their home.
On one of the most important days of your life, and after months of planning, you are finally taking your vows in front of your loved ones.
Police have named the man killed in a crash in Oamaru on Saturday night.
Punches were thrown and a window wiper was pulled off a vehicle in separate road rage incidents.
A Christchurch person discussed yesterday as being under further investigation has now been confirmed as not a case of Covid-19 and the investigation has been closed.
The South Today bulletin: Friday, September 04
A person was pulled over for brushing their teeth while driving in Dunedin yesterday.
Fathers of newborn babies can be forgiven for feeling a little hormonal - a new study has shown they are being flooded by the same chemical as a breastfeeding mother.
The South Today bulletin: Thursday, September 03
A man has been sentenced to six months' home detention and banned from the internet after posting intimate accounts about his former partner on Facebook.
A man who sexually abused five girls over 25 years has been declined parole after proposing to live at an address near a school.