A fatal smash which claimed the lives of three foreign tourists is the latest multiple-fatality crash in a horror year on Southern roads.
Guy Fawkes started with a bang and ended in a fizzer for Jeff Dickie.
A teenage supermarket worker was rushed to hospital yesterday following a severe allergic reaction to nuts.
A security guard was allegedly assaulted with a high-heeled shoe by a female reveller at Melbourne Cup Race Day at Wingatui on Tuesday.
The student behind the notorious ''Rack Appreciation Society'' Facebook page may no longer be at the University of Otago, but with a new sign he is still stirring up controversy.
The mystery over the disappearance of a ute, later found parked and locked near where it was stolen from, has been solved.
A missing Dunedin teen has been found sleeping in a Lower Hutt hospital.
Police have slammed fireworks-wielding ''idiots'' after people were spotted firing skyrockets from their cars.
Police trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of a Dunedin mother 12 years ago are investigating new information concerning the cold case.
A man was held and beaten during a prolonged assault in Dunedin, police say.
Thick smoke and falling ash surrounded Lynn Bennett as she fled the huge flames that came within metres of her Woodside home, west of Dunedin, yesterday.
The Rural Fire Service will remain at the scene of a massive scrub fire at Woodside, near Outram, that yesterday closed a highway and forced the evacuation of residents.
The co-driver of a rally car which crashed on a rural road in North Otago says ''adrenaline got the better of us''.
A Dunedin man says he is living in fear after a Family Court privacy breach resulted in his address being sent to his brother, who had allegedly threatened to kill him.
Legal sharks are circling after an Australian company shocked protected great white sharks off the coast of Stewart Island.
The offer of a $50,000 reward to solve the case of Tuitania Barclay is just another ''tool in the toolbox'', police say.
Tuitania Barclay's upbringing meant she would never have walked out on her three children, her sister says.
Three hunters whose vehicle got stuck in snow in the Lammerlaw Range yesterday were airlifted to safety overnight.
Punters claimed a record $94 million in Instant Kiwi prizes in 2013-14, although fewer winning tickets were scratched.
Booming Tauranga is set to overtake a static Dunedin as the country's fifth-biggest city.