A large battery left in a corridor of Dunedin's Ministry of Education building in Moray Pl, was mistaken for a bomb by a well-meaning staff member, sparking a police response this afternoon.
The Dunedin early childhood centre owner who was critically injured in the Christchurch terror attack which left his son dead is still fighting for his life in Christchurch Hospital.
If someone collapsed in the street, would anyone in your family have the CPR or first aid skills to save them?
A group of Dunedin teachers will become pupils again for two days next week when they attend a Speld NZ introductory course on children with specific learning disabilities.
A burgeoning roll at the Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School has prompted its board of proprietors to begin a fundraising campaign to add several new classrooms.
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov is about to set another record this week, in his round-the-world rowing bid.
A tsunami of water rescues at St Kilda Beach over the past two years is worrying Surf Life Saving New Zealand.
A major record tumbled at this year's Weet-Bix Kids' Tryathlon in Mosgiel, but it did not involve the fastest time or speed of a competitor.
About 200 concertgoers were refused entry to the Six60 concert at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night when they tried to enter with "fraudulent tickets".
A car has crashed into a building in Palmerston after colliding with another vehicle on the main street.
Traffic disruption from the central Dunedin power cable upgrade on Stuart St is coming to an end.
A heart in the student quarter has been restarted.
After walking up to 30km a day for the past six months, you could forgive the Rapsey family for being a little fidgety.
Flights to the aurora australis on the edge of the Antarctic are unlikely to be run from Dunedin again in the foreseeable future, organisers say.
King's High School's board of trustees will appoint a temporary rector later this week, to fill the leadership void that will be created when present rector Dan Reddiex departs and his replacement...
As the last of the 2018-19 New Zealand summer weather statistics trickle into Niwa's computers, climate scientists are predicting it will be one of the top five hottest summers on record.
Niwa climate scientists are predicting a "warmer than average" autumn for Otago and Southland.
A slump in the number of Chinese pupils paying to study in New Zealand secondary schools has forced Dunedin schools to look elsewhere for international fee-paying (IFP) pupils.
''Are we there yet?'' is a question typically asked by children on long drives.
Education should not be a political football, National Party education spokeswoman Nikki Kaye says.