Thirty years after the violent death of her beloved daughter, Dawn Smith hopes her killer will stay behind bars for the rest of his life.
The sudden death in prison of Dunedin murderer Venod Skantha has sparked calls for an overhaul of court policy.
The man who raped and murdered a South Otago teenager three decades ago will spend at least another two years behind bars.
The family of Dunedin teenager Amber-Rose Rush say they are relieved that her murderer, Venod Skantha, has died in a South Otago jail.
After a nerve-racking few months, the family of murdered Dunedin teen Amber-Rose Rush are breathing sighs of relief after her killer’s appeal bid was tossed out.
The man convicted of murdering Dunedin teen Amber-Rose Rush has had his bid for appeal tossed out.
Getting to use a royal sitting room, complete with Queen Victoria’s grand piano, as a dressing room was a slightly unusual experience for Terence Dennis.
Two drivers were recorded as being more than three times over the legal drinking limit in Dunedin at the weekend, police say.
Meth, drug utensils and cash were found after a sleeping driver was spotted in a supermarket carpark early this morning.
Bottles were hurled at police by "idiots'' as they responded to disorder in Dunedin's student quarter at the weekend.
Maurice Prendergast can still vividly remember the day he almost started a row with the Duke of Edinburgh over lunch.
There has been a hitch in the scuttling of a fire-damaged fishing vessel off the Otago coast.
A drink-driver who crashed his car while nearly five times the legal limit was as dangerous as a person waving around a gun, police say.
A man who shot two of his neighbour's windows while shooting bottles in his backyard has been charged.
Creating more quarantine space for desperately needed international students will depend on demand, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
An apartment block looks set to replace a Dunedin literary institution and former party house.
Fog at Dunedin Airport has scuppered a planned visit to the city by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.
A large gorse burn-off created an orange haze over Dunedin and Mosgiel this afternoon.
Control of more of the city’s CCTV cameras, including those in the under-fire bus hub area, will shift to the Dunedin City Council within the next month.
An injured person was taken to hospital after a car rolled in Roslyn yesterday afternoon.