The train has recently fallen into disrepair and is about to change hands.
More than 1000 hectares of land has been burned near Te Anau, and some businesses affected.
Three young men wearing balaclavas and hoodies escaped after the violent robbery attempt.
The driver started the chase but didn't go too fast or too furious.
The Prime Minister says he's answered "all the questions".
He repeatedly said he has nothing further to add.
He couldn't believe his eyes when he saw a baby seal wandering the field.
The disgraced MP has kept a low profile since his resignation.
Despite a lack of public appearances, Barclay's still collecting his $3000-a-week salary.
Nominations are opening to be National's new candidate for the Clutha-Southland electorate.
Police described the incident as "extremely disturbing."
"I don't know. I can't know. I don't know," he told Duncan Garner.
Police are urging care on Southland's icy and foggy roads following a series of crashes.
The soon-to-be-former MP secretly recorded her - and she wants him to resign, now.
The Labour leader and Winston Peters are fired up over the recording scandal.