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.
Otago Daily Times
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.
A rural landowner says a penalty for a poacher who decapitated a stag on his land will send "one hell of a message" to the community.
Wanaka developer Steve Schikker says he got bad advice from the Queenstown Lakes District Council that cost him $450,000 and three years of work.
St John jobs could be under threat.
Snow dusting down to 500m and ice are forecast for the South Island this weekend.
New Zealand is not ready for police to be routinely armed, and it will not be until the case to make that happen is watertight.
Riverstone Castle is built tough enough to withstand dragon fire and strong enough to hold back hordes of northern invaders.
A human rights commissioner has called on businesses planning closures in the wake of Covid-19, such as The Warehouse, to treat workers with more dignity and respect.
A truck with a crane on the back has tipped over in Wanaka this afternoon blocking traffic.
Reporting by TVNZ on sexual assault and rape allegations by current and former students of University of Otago has been ruled unfair.
Whale Watch Kaikōura is getting $1.5 million in rescue funding to stay afloat while New Zealand's borders are closed to international tourists.
The New Zealand ice hockey league may go ahead after all.
Lindis Pass and the Crown Range will not be affected by a new winter highway management regime, the NZ Transport Agency has confirmed.
The heritage facades of the former Cadbury factory are a step closer to demolition after the Ministry of Health lodged consents for them to be levelled to make way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
There were two Bloomfields bringing comfort to people during lockdown.
Bill Drake has spent the past four decades making a living out of leather, Tom McKinlay writes.