A ferret is the likely culprit in the killing of three yellow-eyed penguin chicks at Moeraki.
Mark Wellington cherished the final years he spent with his wife after she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
Moy Kim Ng experienced demanding work in Cantonese rice paddies and raised eight children, but even in her last years, the 108-year-old was a swift hand at poker.
Dunedin's Pizza Hut stores are again the subject of health and safety criticism after a worker was snapped not wearing shoes while preparing food.
Ten years after a devastating car crash, the SDHB has apologised for not attempting to diagnose a former Dunedin man’s brain injury which likely contributed to years of an inability to hold a job and outbursts of anger.
After days of hearings, several protests and a whole lot of paperwork, an Austrian company's ship has started drilling deep into the Earth's crust in the Great South Basin.
Airbnb is offering money for counselling and a security system to a Dunedin man whose house was turned into a brothel for two weeks.
Building seabirds out of sand can be delicate work, but the future of the creatures is equally precarious.
There is always interest in new technology for bowel cancer screening, the Southern District Health Board says.
Otago's bonspiels could be another victim of a changing climate as the number and severity of frosts are predicted to steeply decline in the region.
A Warrington fire could have engulfed up to five houses if it was not for quick action and the help of about a dozen locals.
Dr Lyn Carter hopes to ensure Otago's environment for future generations in her new role as an Otago Regional Council iwi representative.
Scores of irrigators have told the Otago Regional Council the direction of its deemed permit overhaul will ‘‘destroy rural New Zealand’’.
The more regimented approach to meetings indicated by Otago Regional Council chairwoman Marian Hobbs is drawing the ire of some of her colleagues.
Flood protection improvements could make the Taieri settlement of Henley more resilient during heavy rain.