The person who accidentally started the Mt Alpha blaze with hot discarded ashes "did all the right things", Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) says.
Para Murray (17), of Kaitaia, takes the temperature of New Plymouth Girls’ High School pupil Bailee Manukonga (17) after she had been pedalling an exercise bike in 35degC and 60% humidity...
Phone companies are concerned after hundreds of mysterious calls to Otago and Southland residents in the middle of the night.
The Royal Albatross Centre will put to the side a neighbourly water squabble and potentially spend millions on a tidal-powered desalination plant.
The newest puppy patrol recruit and the constable fostering him both have high aspirations in Dunedin's police force.
A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a workplace accident in North Dunedin this afternoon.
No arrests have been made after a cyclist was allegedly rammed by a car in central Dunedin at the weekend.
Two injured yellow-eyed penguins should leave with no more than a few ruffled feathers if staff at Dunedin’s new wildlife hospital have any say in it.
A 35-year-old man has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after a two-car collision near Waipori Falls this afternoon.
Emergency services inspect the scene of a gyrocopter crash at the Taieri airfield, in Mosgiel, yesterday afternoon.
High school pupils Shanae Forbes (15, left), of Roxburgh, and Liam Nelson (15) and Celeste Lane (17), both of Auckland, find their way around the University of Otago campus during the first day of...
A pilot has escaped without injury after the gyrocopter he was flying crashed at the Taieri Airfield in Mosgiel this afternoon.
Dunedin man Graeme Roxburgh makes and fixes everything from musical instruments to hay balers. Reporter Jono Edwards takes a peek at his DIY lifestyle.
Despite more missed services throughout December, the Otago Regional Council says Dunedin’s revised bus network has "settled down".
It took time for Syrian former refugee Fouad Ghanam (15) to warm to Warrington’s chilly waters, but now he has to be dragged out.
Diving with sharks may seem an unlikely excursion for the survivor of a great white shark attack at St Clair, but Barry Watkins (63) feels comfortable about the dive, as he will have...