Poor driving on Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes has contributed to 38 crashes and 300 traffic complaints over the holiday period.
UB40 left the stage with smiles on their faces after playing to a crowd of over 2500 in Queenstown.
Fans are armed with sunblock not umbrellas ahead of UB40's Queenstown concert which was cancelled last year due to rain.
The Big Bang Theory actress was "pretty nervous" before taking on the Shotover Canyon Swing and Fox in Queenstown.
Southland greenkeeper discovers a talent he never knew he had, becoming NZ's national cherry stone spitting champion.
A new Centre for Space Science Technology will not spy on people, launch rockets out of Alexandra or provide a tourist attraction.
Fred Parker started his rodeo career in nappies, and he reckons he'll finish it in nappies too.
Lukas Kohoutek bucks the trend in his family. In fact, more like his country.
A one-stop-shop for freedom campers is part of a "priority action" a working group targeting freedom camping.
Brooke and Sophie have a lot in common. They are best friends, are in the same class at school, and were also both born on Christmas Day.
Maniototo high country farmer and fashion collector Eden Hore has a story like no other and the council should leverage off his legacy.
A proposed touring route connecting Central Otago to Queenstown and Dunedin through the Maniototo and Strath Taieri is "just the beginning".
Man charged with dangerous driving after a car was photographed on wrong side of the road near Queenstown.
The ORC should "apologise and atone" for its "grossly inadequate" action over the Lake Snow problem in the alpine lakes, Michael Laws says.
A group of Central Otago teenage musicians are the opening act at the 2017 Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert.
The work of a winemaker is mostly science and hard-graft, says Central Otago winemaker Lucie Lawrence.
The future of the Eden Hore Collection will be discussed at the Central Otago District Council's final meeting for the year.
The decision to accept no tender reflects the concerns of some board members about the design, scope and cost of the project, board chair says.
The group pitching a proposal for a new wine and food event for Central Otago has been told to go back and get more industry buy-in.
Central Otago's Wooing Tree Vineyard plans to develop a boutique residential and commercial space at its wine business in Cromwell.
It's 7.30am and Central Otago mayor Tim Cadogan has started work.
A Cromwell bricklayer is warning other tradespeople to be vigilant securing equipment and property.
Central Otago teen Ashleigh Smith will meet the Queen after winning NZ's Queen's Young Leader award.
Lake snot - there is no way to get rid of it, the job now is not to spread it, an Otago University scientist warns.
A new lobby group formed within the ranks of the Otago Regional Council has some councillors shaking their heads.
Five familiar faces are returning to sit on the board of the Central Lakes Trust.
When the chores are not a chore – Tarras couple's blooms impress the world's most discerning customers.
Wintry conditions greeted riders lined up in Garston, Northern Southland, for the Bannockburn Gutbuster race.
Three Otago regional councillors have formed a "Dunstan Lobby" to "combine effective action".
Queenstown's water supply could be sourced from bores in the future as an solution to algae problems.