With community Covid cases now in Christchurch, southern households are being warned to have a plan in case someone living there contracts Covid-19.
Otago Daily Times
The cancellation of this year’s Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations has not stopped Allan Familton from going full steam ahead.
Two people are dead and two others are in a stable condition in hospital after a boat got into difficulty in Bluff Harbour early this afternoon.
A late-night chase involving the Dunedin dog squad and road spikes ended with a man abandoning his car outside the central police station and handing himself in.
Police are appealing for information to identify a driver who fled on foot after doing burnouts in Oamaru.
The developers behind a $280 million film studio development near Wanaka are disputing a new report which found it could cause a significant shock to the town’s housing market.
Ohau residents are considering taking legal action against a lines company implicated in a report into one of the biggest fires in New Zealand history.
Two people were taken to hospital after exposure to poisonous gas at a luxury Queenstown hotel this morning.
A small South Island town has unwittingly found itself in the middle of an international dispute.
A gang enforcer who extensively beat his cellmate as part of a ‘‘conditioning ritual’’ will be released from prison next month.
A South Island water park has doubled in size for summer but not everyone is happy with its move to a popular swimming spot.
On average, there are only 92 days between diagnosis and death when it comes to pancreatic cancer.
A body found in the Clutha River near the Roxburgh Dam is believed to be that of missing Alexandra man Wayne Hammond.
A South Island business which paid a ransom after being crippled by a cyberattack has prompted a warning for companies to take the threat seriously.
Canterbury University Professor Michael Plank says protections for the South Island from Aucklanders spreading Covid-19 do not go far enough and cases will crop up all over the country this summer.
A woman suffered serious injuries after she was ejected from a moving car in Waterfront Rd, Oamaru, last night.
The unvaccinated principal of a school that has lost half its staff due to the vaccine mandate says it is one of the darkest times in NZ education history.
After coming to overnight global fame for allegedly charging at a woman in North Dunedin, the ‘‘Blacks Rd Ripper’’ has been identified as a baby possum named Mrs Scoby Lunchbox.
Primary school teacher Christine Livingston believes it is her right to decide what happens to her body, which is why she is not at school today.
Oh my dog. Bacon-flavoured ice cream, made especially for canines - who would have thought.