An Otago outdoorsman faces a long recovery from a serious neck injury sustained in a fall near Milford Sound.
French holidaymakers tried in vain to save a few of their belongings from a blazing sleep-out in Dunedin.
'He always had a joke with the customers'
Raymond "Poppy" Diack from Diack's Nurseries was known for his humility and positive nature.
The Department of Conservation is lauding the success of its Fiordland pest control campaign.
'Can you remind everyone of the danger?'
Wanaka Fire Brigade has attended 21 fire calls this month - one a day - and has reminded people to be aware of the high danger.
Police have located Shaun Ramsay Carson who had been missing from Balclutha since Monday.
A man who had part of his arm amputated is more concerned with how his workmates are coping following the incident, than feeling sorry for himself, his boss says.
Two surfers swept out to sea from the Dunedin coast are believed to have been picked up by a boat.
Couple lose nearly everything in fire
The international bagpiping community is rallying behind an Invercargill couple after most of their home was destroyed in a house fire.
Invercargill readers just can't get enough of crime novels which are flying off the shelves.
A woman has been taken to Dunedin Public Hospital with serious burns after an incident at a petrol station.
Driver who crashed, killing himself and two others, was almost three times over the legal alcohol limit.
Police release name of Taiwanese woman who drowned in a Central Otago lake last week.
A New Zealand Facebook page is carrying posts that incite members to "mow" down cyclists, a Dunedin cycling mum says.
Israeli tourist killed in car crash could have survived had she worn a seatbelt, coroner finds.
A man has run over his own foot while reversing out of his driveway in Queenstown.
The Sea side, music, family and friend what a way to celebrate summer.
'A big part of life for us'
Edendale man David Clark is just mad about machines.
A 21-year-old farm worker has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a property owner and police.
A 42-year old man has drowned in the sea at Bluff.
21-year-old man got his arm stuck in a hay-making machine on a farm near Dipton.
Some Queenstown residents tried to beat the heat with a cold brew or two, but ended up in hot water with police who had to deal with a rash of offending this weekend.
The body of a swimmer was retrieved from Lake Dunstan at the weekend, but the 26-year-old woman's name is not yet publicly available.
Vegetation fires have continued to occupy district brigades during intensely hot and dry conditions.
Police are seeking the owners of a chocolate labrador dog, reportedly struck by a car near the rodeo grounds at Albert Town.
Police are seeking more information about a truck that skittled a female cyclist on State Highway 8A on Saturday afternoon and did not stop to offer help.
A 32-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling down a cliff on the Pisa range this morning.
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Otatara, near Invercargill.
Why so many race driver keep coming back to Teretonga Park, where thousands will gather this weekend.
The 8-month-old Staffordshire cross is recovering in a fetching pair of pink and white pants.
The owners of a dog that attacked a courier driver may not face charges.
Ex-editor recognised by Lions Clubs
Terminally ill woman Gail Palmer has been honoured for her service to the community.
Tomorrow the five young musicians fly to Blenhiem to train for the National Youth Brass Band.
The public will get to weigh in on water, the council's "number one priority".
Southland District Council mayor Gary Tong has been lobbying the government to help the Blackmount community retain vital buildings.
Community funders could play a role in earthquake-strengthening prominent Invercargill buildings.
It is still safe to fish in the Waikaia River – just don't drink the water or bring your dog.
Pair craving twice-a-day tooth brushing after spending the last 103 days walking the length of NZ.
The Southern Rural Fire Authority is warning people to be aware of fire dangers.
A new community history book will have something for all Edendale residents, new and old, its author promises.
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