One moment, Denise Potter was weeding the garden. Suddenly, she was gone.
A Queenstown man walked into a restaurant in the resort and demanded $80,000, police say.
1:57 PM Balclutha becomes the first in the South Island to have a type of life-saving surgery.
We've always known our readers cannot wait to devour the news each morning, but not like this.
Emma Sheat is getting a free flight from Air NZ to help her battle her flying fears.
A Queenstown man spat in the face of an American tourist last night, police say.
Alexandra Detective Alan Lee has confirmed three cannabis operations in Wanaka this week were unrelated.
Queenstown artist and former Possum Bourne mechanic Julian Ford is now the official Chitty Chitty Bang Bang artist.
1:13 PM Because of an unfortunate communication breakdown, a Southland-wide premier rugby clash between Midlands and hosts Riversdale was unable to be played on Wednesday night.
Racing fans might be unaware that Riverton trainer Kelvin Tyler was positioned a creditable national premiership 19th with 16 flat successes as a fully fledged professional trainer as at 31 March this season.
A large chunk of the Great South Basin extending up to the Canterbury Basin has been included in the Government's 2015 block offerings for oil and gas exploration.
Customers are now looking for the New Zealand-made tag when buying boutique clothes, New Zealand designer Jon Dyball says.
The signs were there from the start - my hip appointment was not going to go in my favour.
OPINION: Didn't we do better with "best before'' before?
There is nothing quite like drawing a dragon for young Invercargill artist and writer Bethany Hughes.
It's all about the twist and shout for 50 local dancers heading to Rock'n'Roll Junior Nationals in Christchurch.