Friday, November 17, 2017

Rabbit numbers have reached plague proportions at Moeraki.

Residents who can't shoot the pests in urban areas are looking forward to the release of a new rabbit killing virus.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Little Blue Penguins which are based in Oamaru, but live outside the tourist facility, have had extra nesting boxes created for them.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The central South Island received a late Spring dump of snow last night, only a week after temperatures had been in the summery mid twenties.


Friday, November 3, 2017

A grass and weed fire sparked an emergency call out in Oamaru yesterday.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Much of the South Island has been enjoying a warm spell over the last few days.

The South Today took at look at a few towns in the region.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Forest and Bird have named the Kea as New Zealand’s Bird of the Year for 2017.

The competition attracted a record 50,000 votes, up from 20,000 last year.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Waimate 50 motorsport races keep getting bigger and better according to event director.

It's an event which began in 1959, and now draws competitors from around the country.


Friday, October 20, 2017

The Otago Regional Council is looking for new blood to take over from departing chief executive Peter Bodeker.

Bodeker is near the end of his five-year-term, but ORC chairman Steven Woodhead says the next appointee should come from outside of the organisation.


Friday, October 20, 2017

Unions are pleased with the decision made by New Zealand First and its leader Winston Peters last night.

Just before 7pm Peters announced New Zealand First would go into a coalition with the New Zealand Labour Party.

This afternoon Jacinda Ardern announced which MPs will have cabinet positions, David Clark and Clare Curran are among the names.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jacinda Ardern addressed parliament tonight in a victory speech thanking Bill English for his hard work, even though New Zealand First negotiations with National have concluded.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oamaru's Rainbow Confectionery has expressed disappointment at the decision by international giant Mondelez not to produce confectionery in this country.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The 2017 World Jet Boat Marathon moved south from Canterbury to Otago today, with a day's racing on the Waitakai River.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The America's Cup has been sailing around southern regions over the past few days.

The yachting world's top prize has been enchanting crowds in Oamaru, Timaru, Wanaka, and today made it to Bluff.


Monday, October 16, 2017

Rainbow Runs were held around the region as a way of fund raising and getting the community together.


Monday, October 16, 2017

A multi-car collision in Oamaru on Friday resulted on one woman going to hospital with moderate injuries.