After a Labour weekend spent flexing rather than relaxing, senior police constable Delaine Tabb left Christchurch with two national body building titles - and a full stomach.
Otago Daily Times
Friends say there are two fewer "beautiful, shining lights in this world’’ after a horror crash killed two mothers in Waihola at the weekend.
A 43-year-old hairdresser accused of murdering a woman whose body was found in dense bush at a Glenleith property has pleaded not guilty.
The scene is set for a potentially dramatic finish to the opening round of the Plunket Shield today as Canterbury try to chase down Central Districts at Hagley Oval.
Media comments about staff have landed Otago Regional Council deputy chairman Michael Laws in hot water - and could see him lose his leadership role.
A 24-year-old charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Otago that saw the victim airlifted to Christchurch Hospital will keep his identity secret for at least another two weeks.
Police are disappointed with the driving behaviour over the long weekend in which four people were killed on South Island roads.
About 80 swimmers went for a chilly dip in Lake Wanaka yesterday to mark the beginning of the open water swimming season.
Two people have been charged with arson after a "devastating" fire ripped through the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park, causing upwards of $60,000 damage.
A man killed in a light plane crash near Lake Ōhau on Sunday morning has been described as a "very experienced" and "widely respected" pilot.
A health expert wants double vaccination to be mandatory on all domestic flights, in the wake of the South Island’s first Covid-19 case in more than a year.
A witness to a horrific crash that left two people dead is pleading with motorists to think twice about taking risks on Southern roads.
The Labour Weekend holiday road toll has risen to seven after two people died in a crash near Whangārei.
Six Central Otago dairy farms will be sold for $61.4 million to an NZX-listed corporate farming company.
It wasn't the prettiest of victories - but any win over Canterbury is a good win as far Otago is concerned.