Two women who tested positive for Covid-19 got lost on their drive from Auckland to Wellington and required help, Parliament has been told.
Otago Daily Times
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.
A seal making a rare visit to a Dunedin beach yesterday was left injured after being mauled by a dog.
A surprising mini-boom in the domestic car rental industry has caused Kiwi company Jucy to rethink its hibernation plans.
Dunedin’s famed Captain Cook Hotel could have a new name within a week.
Mike Barns has been building hospitals in the desert and is now building one in Dunedin. He says we can learn from the budget and time blowouts that impacted Christchurch Hospital's new buildings.
An annual deer cull in Fiordland National Park will this year provide 18,000kg of venison to New Zealand foodbanks and families in need.
Many South Islanders woke to bitter cold temperatures on Sunday, but spare a thought for Middlemarch which notched up the coldest June temperature in NZ since 2015.
Some Dunedin people took the move to alert level one as an excuse to get "rat-faced" which led to a busy weekend for police.
An estimated 29 jobs are set to go at Wanaka's Dunmore St New World supermarket.
Dunedin’s Captain Cook Hotel will be renamed.
Twizel could be at the centre of measures proposed to protect the Mackenzie Basin and rectify the administrative "system failure" of the past.