Online ODT

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

After more than 30 hours, Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton is nearing the end of his first Badwater 135 Ultramarathon through Death Valley in the US.

Is this the world's weirdest festival?

Is this the world's weirdest festival?

Millions of people are expected to get down and dirty in South Korea over the next couple of weeks to celebrate the annual Boryeong Mud Festival.

Video: Jaffas thunder down world's steepest street

Video: Jaffas thunder down world's steepest street

Up to 75,000 Jaffas thundered down Dunedin's Baldwin Street this afternoon during the highlight of the Cadbury Chocolate Festival.

5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

A Malaysian airliner has been brought down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides.

At a glance: Malaysian Airlines flight shot down

At a glance: Malaysian Airlines flight shot down

Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 has been shot down over the Ukraine. What do you need to know?

Large flames in South Dunedin no cause for alarm

Large flames in South Dunedin no cause for alarm

Large flames in South Dunedin have caught the attention of social media users. 

Aoraki climber's hut hit by avalanche

Aoraki climber's hut hit by avalanche

A large rock avalanche has hit a climber's hut on Mount Cook Aoraki.

Rugby: Taieri rewrites record book

Rugby: Taieri rewrites record book

Taieri re-wrote the Dunedin premier rugby record book when it beat close neighbours Green Island 127-12 at Peter Johnstone Park today.

Rugby: Ben Smith may play in Crusaders clash

Rugby: Ben Smith may play in Crusaders clash

Highlanders fullback Ben Smith may take to the field tonight after all.

Rugby: Chiefs earn another life

Rugby: Chiefs earn another life

The Chiefs have kept their hopes of three consecutive Super Rugby titles alive with a win at Eden Park tonight which owed much to their ruthlessness in the wet and windy conditions and a fair bit to a Blues team who were anything but.