Police were called to a Northeast Valley property this morning after receiving a report of a man with a firearm.
About 100 children will be getting a Christmas present from an unlikely source this year.
"This is a great town and I firmly believe that if someone found it, they'd try and return it."
An intruder got more than he bargained for when he broke into the house of ‘‘someone you wouldn't want to mess with'', police say.
Star Wars fans Kevin and Lucia Rogers are not normally ones to dress up for movie screenings, but tomorrow's premiere of the latest instalment in the cult series called for a special effort.
A DUNEDIN man is calling for improved signs at a city motorway exit after narrowly avoiding a crash with a vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road. Ron Morris (56) said he came within a metre of a head-on collision on the Southern Motorway at Burnside recently, after he slammed on his brakes to avoid a car driving south in the northbound lane. It appeared the elderly driver, who also braked suddenly to avoid the collision, had entered the motorway on Main South Rd by turning left on to the motorway exit, he said. Mr Morris, who was shaken by the near miss, said improvements to the signage were needed to stop similar incidents.
The Christmas spirit has evaded one driver, who all but wrote off a Dunedin woman's car then left her to foot the repair bill.
Police and a search and rescue team rescued an injured man last night after he fell on the Wye Creek Track, in the foothills of the Remarkables, near Queenstown.
Andrew Roxburgh, of Dunedin Hospital, hangs a painting of the Dunedin Botanic Garden, watched by artist Cheriene Singer, at the hospital yesterday.
A global agreement to tackle climate change is a landmark decision but only represents the beginning of a long road to managing rising temperatures, a University of Otago professor says.
The St Kilda fire station will be making do with plywood doors until February after its roller door was damaged by one of its fire trucks.
Traffic was backed up for almost a kilometre after a four-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 near Evansdale yesterday.
Traffic was backed up on State Highway One north of Dunedin following a four-vehicle crash this afternoon.
Two Dunedin men hope it is only a matter of time before businesses are required to display their environmental impact rating, the same way restaurants are required to display their food safety rating.
Prison is as far as the sentencing road goes for offenders in New Zealand, but it is not quite the end of the world. In the fourth and final part of a series profiling the different sentences handed down by the court system, Damian George takes a guided tour through the Otago Corrections Facility and gets an insight into life as a prisoner.
A former Dunedin woman has been named the New Zealand Defence Force person of the year.
Two Mosgiel men took an unexpected dip at Taieri Mouth yesterday after their boat capsized when it was hit by a small wave.
A top policewoman and leading local athlete is offering advice to runners following Monday's assault.
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run which resulted in a woman being taken to hospital in Dunedin.
Preperations for this year's Dunedin Santa Parade are stepping up as new floats are prepared to go with the old standards.