A fluffy black takahe has wandered into the light as the first chick hatched at Orokonui Ecosanctuary to an assumed-infertile father.
While scientific funding comes from many places, members of a Dunedin research group admit $30.20 in cat-sitting money from a 7-year-old American girl is unusual.
Helping to save a stranded dolphin at St Kilda Beach was a ''very spiritual experience'' for a Dunedin woman yesterday.
Rescuing a dolphin was not how Dunedin woman Komisi Bloomfield imagined her morning playing out on a visit to St Kilda Beach.
Police are "extremely disappointed" after six people were caught drink driving in Dunedin at the weekend.
Police are stressing the importance of locking homes and vehicles after a spate of burglaries in Dunedin's student precinct at the weekend.
The search for missing Dunedin man Gordon Mclean has been scaled back until police can find more leads.
After releasing his space-warping theory of general relativity in 1915, Albert Einstein predicted massive objects created ripples in space and time when they moved.
After Portobello firefighters stopped a blaze from reaching their grandmother's house, two Company Bay girls pledged to pay them back one jam scone at a time.
Olivia Bevin (left) and Julia Mutch (both 8) join a pop-up penguin party which waddled in to Dunedin's Octagon yesterday to celebrate the 5th birthday of Blue Penguins Pukekura.
A woman was last night in a stable condition in Dunedin Hospital while a scared dog was on the run, after a car rolled on the outskirts of Dunedin yesterday.
A lack of shelter, pedestrian safety issues and narrow footpaths are some of the concerns raised against current designs of the proposed central-city bus hub in Dunedin.
New Zealand and Australian researchers were drawn to Dunedin yesterday to discuss how new gravitational wave findings can illuminate the secrets of the universe.
A woman has been cut from a car after a crash on Brighton Rd, near Blackhead Rd, this afternoon.
Temperamental weather contributed to the mixed bag that was Dunedin's retail sales this Labour Weekend.
Oamaru heritage buffs Wendy Simpson (left) and Marise Martin get into the Victorian mindset at the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell in Port Chalmers.
After the historical records were scoured and family tree illuminated, descendants of a gold rush-era Chinese immigrant and a Scottish barmaid gathered together for the first time at the weekend.
Choppy seas, a pod of dolphins and adverse currents were just a few of the challenges overcome by the 73 entries in the 48th annual around White Island Race off St Clair Beach.
Nisa Pule wears traditional Tongan dress while standing by a woven mat at a celebration in Corstorphine.
When Savanna Leigh turned 16 in June she tore the packaging off a chocolate block to find a shimmering golden ticket. She knew exactly what that meant.