Planned $250m plant in Westport would turn waste from around the South Island into electricity.
Despite a chilly start, it's going to be a sunny day for most of the South Island.
A 12-year-old girl who survived a car crash that killed her brother and led to her father being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer is hoping to help find a cure.
It's going to be a cloudy start to the day for most of the South Island.
Home to religious groups like Gloriavale, the West Coast is the least immunised region of NZ.
West Coast teenager killed when he was knocked off his bike has been farewelled by friends and family.
A teenage cyclist killed on the road on the West Coast has been described as a hard worker and great kid.
West Coast farmer faces threatening to kill charge amid claims of late night gun shots, greenstone pilfering, stolen cattle and police inaction.
Springs Junction cafe claimed staffer volunteered to work to help out a friend.
Firefighters rescue trapped dog after two days stuck down a 10-metre crevice on the West Coast.
Safety concerns has closed a 140-year-old footbridge at Grey Base Hospital.
A mostly sunny Tuesday is expected for Canterbury, but wind and rain is to come.
Westland council almost $600,000 over budget on cycle trail and still needs almost another $1 million to finish it.
West Coasters fed up with losing loved ones to suicide call for better mental health services in the region.
Seven-year-old Jordyn Jarvis was a "beautiful little girl". Her sudden death has shocked many on the West Coast.
Nature has lost one of its most ardent and articulate advocates with the death of Andy Dennis.
It's set to be a fine end to the week for most of the South Island.
Mediation likely for West Coast rugby clubs involved in racial abuse complaint.
It's set to be a foggy start to the day in Canterbury, with the sun eventually breaking through later in the day.
A former Ross constable says scrapping the community's sole charge police station "defies logic and common sense".
There's about five metres between the road and the West Coast slip - and erosion could close the gap.
Gloriavale mum would have been "told what to say" to police by leaders following daughter's death.
Don't let the morning frost fool you, it's set to be a sunny day throughout the South Island.
WATCH: How the Gloriavale community has attracted unwanted attention for years.
Crown says man bashed victim on the head with a baton, but defence says he held a feather duster and accuses "jealous" partner instead.
VIDEO: A child with Down Syndrome died while in an "isolation room" at the reclusive Gloriavale community.
A teenage girl with Down syndrome choked to death at the Gloriavale community in an isolation room where the door couldn't be opened.
How has a reclusive Christian community managed to cover up the death of a child, in concerning circumstances, for more than a year?
They tried to evade police by camping overnight on the West Coast, but were found the next morning.
It's set to be a fine start to the week for the South Island, with only a chance of morning rain to worry about.