"A man of advancing years who still consistently and persistently comes back into the criminal justice system," was Judge Michael Crosbie’s description of a 67-year-old Balclutha man.
Otago Daily Times
Dunedin-based list MP and National Party Health spokesman Michael Woodhouse has admitted receiving patient details from former party president Michelle Boag.
New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s management team will spend the next six months focused on how to wind-down operations at its Southland plant.
A Dunedin couple who claimed to have split up to commit benefit fraud of nearly $100,000 had their third child together while supposedly estranged, a court has heard.
A new air service between Wanaka and Christchurch got the thumbs up from 90 per cent of 3600 people surveyed over a week in June.
An inability to travel overseas and the need to keep top players at a high level were the drivers to get a new national premier hockey league under way.
National leader Todd Muller has addressed Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker's leaking of confidential details of Covid-19 patients during a visit to Oamaru. Meanwhile a sign at Walker's office says he is on "annual leave".
Winter is biting today with snow falling in many parts of the South, and there are warnings in place for many southern roads owing to ice and snow.
Trying to stop someone from drink driving earned an Otago Good Samaritan a broken pelvis for her efforts after she was dragged along the road by a car.
Otago Regional Council chairwoman Marian Hobbs has been ousted from her role, and Andrew Noone has been voted in as her successor.
Invercargill deputy mayor Toni Biddle is urging her council and chief executive to provide "progression and a clear direction" about the Southland Museum.
The leak of confidential details of Covid-19 patients by a National MP and a former party president has been branded ''simply unacceptable'' by National leader Todd Muller.
An Oamaru man arrested during the level 4 lockdown deliberately coughed on police and told them "I've got Covid-19", a court has heard.
Winter is biting around the country today and there are warnings in place for many roads owing to ice and snow, including Arthur's and Porters passes.
The man who stabbed a beloved miniature horse to death in a frenzied attack will appeal his sentence.
Otago Boys' High School No 8 Semisi Taeiloa Tupou scored a stunning try against John McGlashan College on Saturday.
Localised flooding has closed roads in West Otago and Southland, with Environment Southland warning that water levels will remain high for a few days.
An emotional Melissa Vining this morning confronted the Southern District Health Board and challenged it to improve its cancer care services.