Wild weather and extensive flooding across the south will disrupt deliveries of the Otago Daily Times north of Timaru tomorrow morning.
A grass fire threatened a hazelnut orchard at Maheno on Thursday, the second such blaze in North Otago within two days.
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) says it cannot determine the cause of a blaze which burned a ship at Timaru's port for eight days.
Police have named the North Otago man who was killed when his car hit a power pole near Duntroon yesterday.
One person has been found dead in a car at the bottom of a remote gully in South Canterbury this afternoon.
A truck was left teetering just centimetres from the water after it struck its driver and injured him in an accident in Moeraki, south of Oamaru, yesterday.
McDonald's has warned a Geraldine kebab store that it may take legal action after the franchise discovered that the shop had a similar logo.
South Canterbury - especially in and around Geraldine - is home to the rare long-tailed bat and its plight was highlighted at the Geraldine Festival.
As public concern about a proposed ocean outfall at Glenavy grows, the company behind the plan has called a public meeting in South Canterbury.
A truck was lodged under a bridge in Oamaru - the latest of three similar incidents at the Humber St rail bridge since 2014.
David Ford is inviting the community to take a walk around his impressive Tinwald garden and any donations will be passed to the Mid Canterbury Cancer Society.
Victoria Hutana from Mount Hutt College will be among 40 talented senior secondary school students tasked with finding answers to challenging science questions at a gathering in Wellington next month.