Two more of Dunedin's heritage collections have gained Unesco recognition.
Once a great, always a great. And Alexander Downes was certainly one of the greatest players to have represented Otago.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission vice-chairman has made a whistle-stop tour of the South Island's war graves.
The bristlecone pines loomed out of the mist like ghostly apparitions, their limbs reaching in all directions. Walking among these ancients - the trees are the oldest living things on Earth -...
The first step in the restoration of the historic Phoenix Mill water wheel in Oamaru began yesterday with an archaeologist and conservation surveyor visiting its Old Mill Rd site to gather information for conservation and engineering works plans.
The letter in which Gabriel Read shares the credit with Edward Peters for the discovery of gold in Otago 150 years ago has gone on show at Archives New Zealand, in Dunedin.
For the 17 riders on the Speight's pack-horse traverse on the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade, their journey from Omarama to Oamaru is a taste of yesteryear.
Four generations of descendants of early Cromwell mayor Edward Murrell, including one of the few who still carry his name, recently gathered at his original Cromwell home.
Advanced imaging techniques are allowing the recovery of lost information from key heritage documents, including the handwritten draft of the American Declaration of Independence, leading US-based preservation scientist Dr Fenella France says.
In the tiny living room of the tiny clapboard house where John Wayne was born, our tour guide explained that "The Duke's" family moved to the town of Winterset, southwest of Des Moines in...
I grew up with a father crazy about megaliths, monoliths and "stupid old rocks put here a trillion years ago so Dad could bore us with them today".
More than 10,000 people are expected to attend two-day gala events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Brighton district, near Dunedin, later this month.
Memories will come flooding back for those viewing the Friendly Bay Carnival exhibition at the North Otago Museum.
• The British Government has certainly no reason to be unaware of the futility of any attempt to defend the abstract morality of the Indo-Chinese opium traffic.
A historical photograph archive of the Lake Hawea district is being collated by the Lake Hawea Community Association.
Steve Gurney and Steve Moffatt are following in the footsteps of two pioneering mountaineers.