Gatherers of undersized paua are being hit in the pocket as calmer sea conditions increase pressure on accessible paua reefs around Timaru.
OPINION: Spare a thought for farmers whose very livelihood, across every type of farming, relies on adding water to soil to grow crops, and feed and water animals.
Two fire tankers have been sent away from a fire on a rural property after it was contained.
Cool classic Dodge Challenger has an outrageous colour to much some equally outrageous fuel consumption.
"Backyard circumcisions" have led to severe infections in several young Auckland boys, officials say.
A Queensland political candidate filmed striking his young child across the head will no longer contest the state election.