2 min ago DOC has scotched rumours that dead possums from the Catlins were being spread in the Waikaia Forest to test decomposition rates.
A drink-driver crashed her car three times before she was caught by police.
An Australian teenager is in a critical condition after falling off a hotel roof in Queenstown.
1:53pm OPINION: A readers sings the praises of Southland's leafy superfood.
A report says the Wanaka pool is potentially life-threatening and could collapse because of structural weaknesses.
A couple of months ago Invercargill builder Kerry Archer was caught in the moment.
Canadian company given go-ahead to search for precious metal in Tasman and Southland.
A conservation-minded patron is needed to keep the idea of the Red Bridge River Park afloat, otherwise the proposal could be sunk.
A reader says local shows have been marred by the amplification of backing bands.
One of our family's favourite "snack" foods is the Japanese named edamame. Generally we enjoy them served in the pod, simply poached, salted then dipped in a delightful mixture of soy sauce and wasabi.
Whetu Taewa blitzed the opposition with pace and power throughout his international league career.
ABOUT THE SOUTH: New Zealand's top 10 landmarks from a recent TripAdvisor poll put Olveston in Dunedin in top place.
Despite howls of protest, celebrities and catwalk models are flaunting the last feminine meets masculine style trend.
Stripped-down handset has 3D-printed buttons labelled in braille.
Should April Miller be allowed to play in the presidents grade rugby competition?Related story: Woman banned from men's rugby team
Apparently there's some sports-like event happening in Brazil at the moment
Is there really anything new in the latest diet trends?
Stricter measures at odds with TAB presence