Several flights were delayed and passengers on two flights forced to disembark and go through security at Queenstown Airport again, when a small knife was reported missing from a departure lounge.
One of Dunedin's most memorable snow events, the "Great Snow of 1939" brought the city to a shivering halt. On the 80th anniversary of the polar blast, these photos illustrate just how much snow there was.
Two things are said to be certain in life - death and taxes.
Despite Fairfield School’s new play area consisting largely of asphalt and having no playground equipment, pupils ‘‘flocked’’ to it on the first day back at school this week.
Angus Muir said, "Let there be light".
A ute doing donuts on a Dunedin rugby field has done "considerable damage" to the playing surface.
Lately, Matt Clarkson has been getting a rough time about what his cleverly written lyrics about a missing dog actually mean.
The number of Otago and Southland secondary school pupils investigated for breaching NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examination rules has tripled in the past five years.
Balmy winter weather is fooling some of Dunedin's flora into thinking it is already spring, causing it to burst into flower more than a month early.
A 22-year-old Dunedin man has had his car impounded after being apprehended by Dunedin police for doing burnouts on Dalziel Rd.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with burglary after allegedly trying to sell musical equipment stolen from a North East Valley home at the weekend.
The serene weather across the southern region will come to an end this weekend.
Double, double toil and trouble - young Dunedin wizards and witches are working together to attract children to a spellbinding ride on the Otago Daily Times Enchanted Express.
Dunedin Police are searching for two people after they allegedly entered an Opoho house tonight and threatened the occupants.
Triumphs are best celebrated with flowers.
Otago and Southland primary school principals are disengaging from Ministry of Education work streams, including task forces and working parties, to raise awareness of pay parity issues in the sector.
The University of Otago men's eight has made waves at the International Famous Universities Rowing Regatta Series in Nanchang, China, after besting crews from well-regarded rowing universities.
While the next three months are forecast to become ''progressively more active'', the Niwa National Climate Centre is predicting Otago and Southland's winter temperatures will remain near or above...
The police national dive squad will arrive in Queenstown this morning to join the search for a man missing in Lake Wakatipu.
The Police Dive Squad has been called in to help search for a man missing from a boat on Lake Wakatipu since yesterday morning.