DOC is offering a $5000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of whoever was responsible for killing at least eight fur seals on the Kaikōura coast late last year.
Oamaru teenager Alvira Repia-King is on the mend after being attacked by a shark at Friendly Bay on Sunday afternoon.
Most of Canterbury had a warm 2021, while Dunedin was the only place in the country to set a cold-weather record during the hottest year in NZ’s history.
Kaiapoi-based artist Emma Timmis says it still has not sunk in that she has run the length of New Zealand in 21 days setting a new world record.
The North Canterbury doctor under investigation for allegedly issuing fake vaccine exemptions can no longer practise medicine in New Zealand.
A video showing the bite marks sustained by a teenage girl in a shark attack in Ōamaru has been posted to social media.
It's been more than four months since a North Otago mother who poisoned her toddler was sentenced to home detention. And the nightmare still lingers, the child's grandmother says.
Water restrictions and a sprinkler ban are being imposed on Timaru residents as the district council tries to alleviate water discolouration issues.
Around 50 people in about an hour have been spotted trying to get pāua from a South Island reserve where it is illegal to take them.
A newly-engaged hot air balloon pilot who got a rope wrapped around his neck while landing after a New Year's Day scenic flight was saved by quick-thinking passengers.
Authorities are investigating a hot air balloon accident in Canterbury that has left a person seriously injured.
Moeraki restaurant owner Fleur Sullivan has had to make the difficult decision to close her award-winning restaurant Fleur’s Place indefinitely, due to a lack of Covid vaccinated staff.