Snow sweeping through, 'brutal' windchill on way. Hazardous driving conditions expected.

A polar blast is expected to bring severe gales and snow to low levels across the southern region, including Dunedin, today.Snow has already been reported around Queenstown, Naseby and Ranfurly, and the Milford road (State Highway 94) is clo; Read More

A beginner's guide to off-roading

We live in a country that’s perfect for off-roading thanks to an extensive network of country roads and tracks, but what exactly do you need if you’re looking at taking up the hobby? It helps for beginners to always be prepared, so here ar; Read More

Street Smart drivers put theory to the test

Southland District Mayor Gary Tong (left) and Clutha District Mayor Bryan Cadogan visit the Street Smart course at Teretonga Park, near Invercargill, on Saturday. PHOTO: LAURA SMITH MORE than 1300 youths across the country hav; Read More

Cops double down on cellphone motorists

Southern police district road policing manager Inspector Amelia Steel targeted motorists using cellphones in March. Photo: Shawn McAvinue Twice as many tickets were issued to motorists using a cellphone i; Read More

Thousands of speeding motorists escape ticket

A static speed camera photo rejected due to a plate being obscured. Thousands of speeding motorists caught on camera in Dunedin have escaped a ticket. An Official Information Act request to police; Read More