After Everest, have a rest.
One person was killed and two seriously injured people were flown to Dunedin Hospital by rescue helicopter yesterday after two separate motorcycle crashes only seven minutes apart in rural Otago.
At least two occupants of a car escaped with minor injuries when the vehicle rolled down a bank at Waikawa Valley, Southland, yesterday evening.
A new era which will include faster jet ski rescues by Otago surf lifesavers is starting, thanks to a $23,000 donation organised by Dunedin firms.
A Dunedin poultry club was "staring down the barrel" of a big financial loss last weekend, as Ashburton flooding meant many birds entered in a national show had to take flight.
Former Gaza Strip resident Ahmed Abusaleeq has overcome "challenging and frustrating" difficulties to navigate his way into the New Zealand university system and become an Otago medical student.
A record surge in entries put the judging panel for the Otago Museum Photography Competition under added pressure yesterday.
Some anxieties about teaching the country’s new history curriculum surfaced at a professional development hui in Dunedin yesterday.
After their trial by flood water, members of Ashburton College’s Phoenix Chorus were musically stronger when they left Dunedin for home yesterday.
Work to develop a smart bioactive toothpaste, to reduce visits to the dentist, is among University of Otago research projects funded by new Health Research Council grants.
If your foot starts tapping when you hear the soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever, there is a good chance you were alive in the 1970s and survived the experience.
Don't mess with this kiwi.
More than 30 people, representing all of Dunedin’s Buddhist traditions, walked to All Saints’ Church, North Dunedin, at the weekend to mark the Buddha’s birthday.
A Reilly's Towage and Salvage driver hooks up a utility vehicle to tow it up a bank on the Northern Motorway about 200m from the entrance to Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
Predicted heavy rain and flooding in Canterbury meant "heart-breaking" but unavoidable disruption to a big national poultry and cage bird show in Dunedin at the weekend.
Firefighters spent about 90 minutes helping extinguish a demolition-related fire, in a large pile of rubbish, at a property at the intersection of Tomahawk and Centre Rds, Dunedin, today.
Firefighters undertook delicate work to free a motorist with head injuries from a damaged vehicle after a car pulling a trailer went through a fence on SH98 in Southland.
Emergency services are warning motorists to drive to the conditions and avoid unnecessary travel after crashes in wet weather near Dunedin and in Otago-Southland.
More Dunedin deaf and hard of hearing pupils can study with "people just like me", thanks to a new Beacon School initiative at Halfway Bush.
New Dunedin-linked research aims to help counter the confusion and frustration faced by some former refugees moving from secondary to tertiary education.