Councillors have been urged to abandon Queenstown Airport in light of plans for a new build at Tarras.
Otago Daily Times
A first-of-its-kind, region-by-region breakdown of New Zealand's big emission drivers has singled out Canterbury and Otago's cows alongside Auckland's cars.
Midway through a six-week burglary spree, targeting 25 homes and stealing $250,000 of property, Taiki Jade Hira fancied a drink.
Police have been dispatched to the Southland town of Glenham following reports a bus has rolled.
Parts of the South Island woke to snow, rain and wind as a short, sharp southwest change hits the region, closing some state highways and affecting alpine roads.
Christchurch Airport's plan for a new airport on farmland at Tarras has been described as ‘‘the death knell’’ for the Queenstown Airport.
Tarras locals did not seem surprised yesterday to learn of Christchurch Airport’s plans to build an airport in their patch.
The driver of a jet boat involved in a fatal crash on the Hollyford River has been ordered to pay the partner of the deceased $25,000 and to pay a fine of $3000.
Christchurch Airport has just unveiled a ''new long-term proposal'' for a new airport in the Tarras region.
Two men claiming to be electrical students have been knocking on doors in Dunedin's student area, sparking a warning from police.
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A Karitane man, allegedly attacked in his home by a softball-bat wielding assailant, says he felt his head “burst like a balloon”.
More self-service petrol stations are set to open in the South Island, including another Waitomo outlet in Christchurch.
An Oamaru teenager is being hailed a hero after waking her parents, rescuing her grandfather and calling emergency services when her house caught fire.
Two tyres, a signpost, a plastic chair and two cellphones were among the rubbish pulled out of Lake Wakatipu within the first half-hour of a clean-up yesterday.
The Winton Volunteer Fire Brigade is challenging firefighters across the country to donate to the Southland Charity Hospital via a unique message.
The week began with an icy start for inland commuters yesterday, leaving emergency services to deal with multiple reports of cars sliding and rolling, from Balclutha to Roxburgh.
A man allegedly broke into a Karitane home and beat the resident with a softball bat, leaving him with fractures from head to foot, a court has heard.
A man charged with the murder his wife in Te Anau in May has entered a not guilty plea.