Newshub looks at the realities of upping sticks and leaving the big city. This week: Invercargill.
Oliver Beaumont suffered injuries to his arms and face.
Dog units, the AOS and a helicopter were searching Invercargill for him.
He stepped in to risk life and limb as the victim was mauled.
Two dogs have been caught, but their victim remains in hospital.
One of the dogs is in council hands, but the other is still on the loose.
A cold snap has already forced the closure of schools and roads down south.
One father is concerned the school won't change its mind "no matter how bad the weather gets".
The fault line is expected to rupture within our lifetime.
"We're the caboose that runs the train."
Investigators are working to determine whether the blaze is suspicious.
The fatal accident happened near the intersection of Homestead Rd and Hilda Rd.
Jack McAllister died after an attack outside Stadium Southland.
Environment Southland is keeping a close eye on its drying-up water supply.
'Could have spent hours out there with these beautiful creatures, feeling blessed.'
Her dad says she escaped a "nasty accident".
It happened just before 4am on the Winton Hedgehope Highway, north of Norman Road.
Wellington, Kapiti, Wairarapa and Taranaki could see heavy rain.