A child injured Fiordland had to wait 30 minutes longer for the Queenstown emergency helicopter to arrive while the Te Anau one was on standby.
Communities have to fight against the spread of meth.
"There was this real excitement within the team. We are chuffed to be part of this competition."
Hiking company launches investigation after Japanese woman gets lost in Fiordland bush.
A shearers quarters fire in Ohai is the third suspicious fire in the town in one year.
He is 72, and New Zealand's longest serving mayor, but Sir Tim Shadbolt has no plans to slow down.
The massive shearer's quarters burned for nearly three hours early Saturday morning
Only with hindsight do the people who came into contact with the alleged Christchurch terrorist think anything seemed strange.
About 200 people gathered at the Invercargill mosque on Friday for two minutes of silence to remember victims of the Christchurch attack.
The chairman of the newly appointed to the Southland Regional Development Agency board says the transition to incorporate Venture Southland needed to be done properly.
Report outlining the options for Southland museum redevelopment a ''few weeks away''.
An Invercargill man who punched a man at a 30th birthday last year, who later died, has been found not guilty of manslaughter.
Central Otago's mayor has shared "despairing" stories of families struggling to put roofs over their heads because of a lack of affordable housing.
Rugby Southland has followed New Zealand Rugby advice by not to fielding representative teams from under-14 down anymore.
From Cape Reinga to Slope Point on bike, horse or foot, the Great New Zealand Trek has reached its final destination.
Better self-service systems for tourists is a goal of a Templeton Flax Mill Heritage Museum trustee.
Sri Lankans united for a special service in Invercargill in solidarity over the Christchurch muslim attack.
Multiple children could have died if a power pole in a network plagued by "under-investment" had fallen just hours earlier or later than it did.
A 380-room hotel will be built on the site as well as two restaurants, conference facilities, a wellness centre, swimming pool and a wedding chapel.
Fergburger has been given the go-ahead to open a small, late-night bar that seats 40 people "on stools only".
Traffic offences, debts and medical information were among personal details wrongly disclosed by the Transport Agency.
The first homes in an innovative housing scheme in Queenstown are selling for less than half of the district's median house price.
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A member of a small Invercargill marae has raised concerns about how the potential changes to the Community Organisations Grant Schemes funding allocation will affect their community.
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For the second time, Invercargill has hosted a new-age of enlightenment around the topic of the death.