Green fees boxes have been targeted by thieves at two southern golf courses over the past week and the thefts have been linked to similar offending earlier this year.
It was a big day for Bluff broadcaster Marcus Lush - confirmation of a new job, a stolen car, and his son beginning to walk.
Most Southern state sector chief executives received a pay boost this year.
Police are still searching for information in the case of a missing Dunedin woman.
The alleged $30 million gaming machine fraud is understood to include a person who received substantial ''finder's fees''.
Four people face court appearances in connection with a long-running fraud investigation.
David Bain is a father.
A 7-year-old boy has made an astonishing recovery after being crushed in a ''freak accident'' involving a children's motorised train.
Dirty drug paraphernalia discarded on a Dunedin footpath was collected by police yesterday - six days after it was first reported.
Senior students went to the rescue of a year 9 rowing team when their skiff was hit by a powerboat driven by a coach in Otago Harbour this morning.
Senior pupils went to the rescue of an Otago Boys' High School rowing eight when their skiff was hit by a powerboat driven by their coach in Otago Harbour.
Dunedin streetlights are back on after an hour-long blackout across the city and Mosgiel.
A pair of cheeky teens chased down the man who plays James Bond through central Dunedin ''for a couple of quick selfies'' yesterday.
A 36-year-old Dunedin man has been let off with a warning after bringing a knife into the central Dunedin Work and Income New Zealand office.
Colin Bouwer, the former Dunedin psychiatrist found guilty of murdering his wife, will be deported back to South Africa following his life sentence, it has been revealed.
A Maheno teenager is fighting for his life after being struck by a milk tanker near the town early yesterday.
Police have slammed fireworks wielding ''idiots'' after people were spotted firing skyrockets from their cars.
A teenager hit by a milk tanker while walking on State Highway 1 at Maheno early on Sunday has died.
Three overseas tourists are dead following a horror smash near Luggate this afternoon.
A pilot of an aircraft which crashed in Western Southland this afternoon, has been flown to hospital with serious injuries.