A 56-year-old Dunedin grandfather has become an unexpected tourist attraction, running up and skipping down the world's steepest street - 30 times a day.
The answer is blowing in the wind for Lucy the Labrador collie cross, who, unlike her handler, cannot wait to put her three years of training into practice.
Two Dunedin teenage siblings were attacked and left unconscious in two unrelated incidents on Friday night, leaving their mother angry it is not safe to walk city streets.
Dunedin police were involved in a high-speed pursuit after a driver was spotted doing a burnout in Dundas St, Dunedin, about 1am yesterday.
Setting an example for the younger generation is the reason why the Arai Te Uru marae in Wakari, Dunedin, is becoming the first smokefree marae in Otago.
A ‘‘brazen'' unarmed man who robbed the ANZ Mosgiel bank yesterday is believed to have been involved in seven previous robberies or robbery attempts in the Dunedin area during the past five months, and police believe he will strike again.
In a lean-to at the old NAC hanger at the Otago Aero Club, six Southern blokes braved the cold weather on Saturday for a spot of interior decorating.
The University of Otago's Campus Watch played a key role in the capture of a man believed to have burgled a student flat on Saturday.
A Department of Conservation draft report is recommending culling 56 jobs, and relocating the Wellington-based Kakapo Recovery Team to Invercargill, but Doc staff are tight-lipped about the proposal.
Every day is Anzac Day for a 53-year-old Dunback man, who at sunrise and sunset marches to the local war memorial, salutes it, and says a prayer for the fallen soldiers.
The Otago-Southland Catholic diocese has come up with a ‘‘win-win situation'' after conducting a property swap in Mosgiel.
The chief executive in charge of promoting Dunedin as a tourist destination has resigned from her position ‘‘to go on holiday''.
A series of attacks on tourists could tarnish New Zealand's reputation as a safe destination, tourism bosses warn.
Almost a quarter of Welcome Home loans have come from Southland and Otago, but Housing New Zealand is tight-lipped whether the criteria will change to allow more people to take advantage of the scheme.
The Dunedin City Council will attend the annual Tourism Rendezvous New Zealand (TRENZ) trade show for the first time next month - promoting the Dunedin Chinese garden to international buyers.
An Australian scheme designed to make oil companies accountable for fluctuating fuel prices could be introduced to New Zealand, a Government minister says.
Set to become the new Bishop of Waiapu next month, the Very Rev David Rice will say farewell to the Dunedin diocese tomorrow at St Paul's Cathedral in Dunedin.
Landlords have to be more vigilant to prevent the "wrong" people from renting their properties, a landlord says.