Former Dunedin baritone opera singer Julien Van Mellaerts has lifted his total prize winnings in the past 12 months to nearly $60,000.
MetService is warning of a heavy dumping of snow across parts of Otago and Southland on Monday and Tuesday.
For someone who is mad about science, getting to rub shoulders with some of the world's top research scientists is a dream come true.
How do you celebrate winning a spelling quiz?
A Taieri dairy farmer has "had it up to the eyeballs" after thousands of dollars worth of diesel was drained from his farm tank in several thefts over the past six weeks.
Fog is affecting flights at Dunedin Airport for the second day running today, and services are disrupted in Queenstown as well.
Sitting behind a bar has been known to bring some pleasure in life, but not the one at the Dunedin Town Hall.
Attention is being turned to the risk of tsunamis on southern lakes after researchers found it would be possible for a 5m-high wave to hit the shores of Lake Tekapo.
By day, Dr Lesley Procter is a mild-mannered sociologist at the University of Otago.
MetService is warning Otago and Southland residents to batten down the hatches for possible severe gales this evening.
Watch the mayhem on our fantastic time-lapse video, as thousands of bookworms jostle about for great finds at this year's annual Star Regent 24 hour Book Sale
If you were shivering more than usual last month, it is probably because several May weather records were broken in parts of Otago and Southland.
What our ancestors used to wear and how they did their hair is a common source of amusement for children when they view old photographs.
You could see the disappointment on John Buchanan's face. He was a conductor without a choir.
Five-time Grammy Award nominee and guitar great Robben Ford was in Dunedin yesterday, showing budding jazz musicians some of the licks and tricks that have made him a standout in his profession.
Some may say it is complete madness to single-handedly sail a 5.76m homemade yacht through heavy seas from Ireland to New Zealand.
Opinions from schools and employers are diverse about what, or if, changes to NCEA are needed — and the same is also true within families.
For the first time in 15 years, a schools debating team from Otago and Southland has broken "the drought" at the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships.
The barren median strip in Stuart St will once again be filled with flora, but this time the Dunedin City Council is taking steps to protect it.
One of the largest highway construction projects in Southland's history is to begin this month.