Electric vehicles are something of an unknown quantity for most people. How do they work, what do they cost, how far can they go? Reporter Damian George took one for a spin and discovered why electric cars were being widely talked about as the vehicle of the future.
More than 70 people officially became New Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday.
Planned 1080 drops on Mt Allan and in the Berwick Forest will not affect the local communities, the organisation behind the operation says.
What do you do when you want a change from your construction job?
Motocross rider Courtney Duncan may have appeared to come from nowhere to win her first world championship race, but she is no overnight sensation.
A man has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after being hit by a tree in a workplace incident near Kurow this morning.
Voting in the second referendum on the New Zealand flag will open in two days and the existing flag has the inside running, if popular opinion is anything to go by.
It is no mean feat to ride a wave on your first try, let alone on one leg.
Three University of Otago exchange students were straight in to their work on Saturday, but not at their study desks.
The former Hanover St Baptist Church in central Dunedin will not just be the new home of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, it will also be a hub for all kinds of exciting music, the orchestra's president says.
Southland Police are investigating the discovery of the bodies of two men and the wreckage of a boat near Breaksea Sound, Southland.
An exhibition designed to link World War 1 stories and heroes with local communities attracted more than 1600 people in Dunedin during the past two days.
A Dunedin businessman in Fiji says he has never seen so much enthusiasm from budget travellers as they help him in assisting civilians affected by Cyclone Winston.
Superyacht Evviva, with a helicopter on board, moves towards her berth at the Birch St wharf in Dunedin yesterday.
A University of Otago student has been added to a team heading to the Antipodes Islands to eradicate mice - once his boat arrives, that is.
Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Gore.
Beachgoers in Dunedin are being urged to know their limits before taking to the water after surf life-savers rescued nine people in less than a month.
An enraged Vauxhall resident acted on adrenaline when he chased a would-be burglar down the street after he found the man hiding in his car.
A Dunedin woman rescued from Tomahawk Beach by a stranger says she would probably not be alive if it was not for his efforts.
A seven-year-old boy has suffered serious head injuries after falling from a motorbike at a property in Waikouaiti.