Wednesday 18th March, 2020

One of the most unusual ecclesiastical collections in Central Otago is attracting another round of attention 27 years after it was created.

Hand-stitched kneelers with images reflecting the area's history are now on display at Presbyterian Church in Tarras.

Tuesday 17th March, 2020

Wanaka turned on spectacularly sunny weather for this year's A&P show.

Held over two days, the event attracted about 40,000 people to the show grounds, to celebrate all things agricultural.

Monday 16th March, 2020
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The southern hemisphere's largest airshow, Warbirds Over Wanaka, is not going ahead this year.

The announcement comes in the wake of the New Zealand Government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday 05th March, 2020

Bringing beauty from clay is the aim of a potter based in Lake Hawea.
While the ceramic works she creates are often sets of dinner plates and bowls, each piece is carefully hand-crafted and unique.

Monday 02nd March, 2020

Horsepower of a different kind turned up to greet riders on the final day of the Goldfields Cavalcade.

Made of steel and powered by petrol rather than hay, a veteran car from Pataeroa was displayed at the local parade ground.

Tuesday 25th February, 2020

For some, their vision of a dream holiday conjures up floating in a pool with cocktails to follow.

But for Christchurch man Rob Hutchings, his latest holiday involved a 240km swim of the Clutha River — from Lake Wanaka to the Pacific Ocean.

Friday 21st February, 2020

A vineyard with a difference is being established at Bannockburn in Central Otago.

On a patch of dry, hilly land, wine expert Robin Dicey is hoping to grow high quality grapes without the aid of irrigation.

Wednesday 19th February, 2020

Schoolchildren in the Queenstown Lakes District can look forward to a visit from a superhero character who fights plastic waste.

Waste Free Wanda is a character created by Hawea resident Anna van Riel who is visiting schools in the region with a message on how to reduce waste.

Wednesday 12th February, 2020

A group of classic Austin 7 cars made a trek across the South Island last week.

The South Today met up with the contingent at Makaroa near Wanaka.

Wednesday 12th February, 2020

Two Wanaka skateboarders are getting ready to compete at a national event in Wellington next month.

The duo have been lucky enough to hone their skills on the only full vert-ramp in the South Island.