Migrant labour is propping up our tourism industry which needs thousands of new workers to service the international visitor boom.
An ambitious campaign to keep the production of famous Kiwi Cadbury products in Dunedin is over.
Queenstown bar wanting to stay open until 4am hands out lollipops to appease neighbouring hotel guests.
The Invercargill City Council is disappointed by the number of dog owners who have not made use of their free "high-risk" desexing programme.
Queenstown becomes New Zealand's first town with 4.5G – enabling fastest mobile speeds in the country
SBS has reported a net surplus for the 2016/17 financial year of $27 million.
From spiders to castles and even personalised selfies, printer creates 3D lollies in eight different flavours.
The average building cost per square metre in Queenstown is $2268, while it's $1827 in neighbouring Central Otago.
The Department of Conservation's tougher commercial approach has boosted earnings from concession fees to almost $17m.
Freedom camping has a bad rap, but almost 30,000 Kiwi motor home owners are among the wallets on wheels.
A housing crisis, desperate need for visitor accommodation and traffic congestion have become clear in Queenstown.
A Queenstown clothing retailer is claiming a moral victory after his landlord's decision to cancel his lease was overturned by the High Court.
Several Southland organisations have made submissions contesting some of the Government's plans to reform New Zealand's immigration policy.
With "a bit of luck" an iconic wild oyster fishery can be saved, those in the industry say.
Southland Regional Development Strategy governance group chairman Tom Campbell says progress is being made on the inner city.
The Southland Mayoral Forum is still yet to reach a consensus on the proposal for the new Southland Regional Development Agency.
In just over one day, choc lovers pledge $2.5m to save the likes of Jaffas and Buzz Bars.
36 new toilet blocks are coming to our beauty spots to help keep them clean.
A steady stream of tourists and freedom campers into Central Otago has forced the Government to do something for infrastructure in the region.
A legal battle between Customs and a Central Otago wine company over unpaid duty is over.
SBS bank has teamed up with Australian company Sandstone Technology to help extend its digital services.
The tourism industry is worried about keeping Kiwis sweet as our visitor numbers head towards 5 million a year.
Over $70,000 was pledged in an hour after Dunedin group launched a plan to save part of Cadbury's factory.
A southern recycling plant is calling for farmers to recycle more baling wrap to help create jobs and protect the environment.
Tanja Schwindt's passion for chocolate was a flame she could never let go.
Some overloaded NZ tourist hot spots are already '100% pure chaos', and visitor numbers are rising.
Mt Barker Residents Association chairman Russell Blackgrove fears he could be dead before a dangerous Wanaka rural road is sealed.
A programme aimed at providing senior students with opportunities to access workplace learning is having positive spin-offs for one Winton business.
Southern councils are calling for people to nominate volunteer groups in the Trustpower Invercargill Southland Community Awards.
Mondelez has re-evaluated the bits of its Cadbury factory at Dunedin that it doesn't want - including the condensed milk plant.