A merino wether dubbed Big Ben has been shorn of a fleece even heavier than Shrek's in what is claimed as a world record.
Gang conflict in Dunedin is likely, given the establishment of an outlaw motorcycle gang in the city, academics say.
An unemployed Dunedin man faces five criminal charges and the likelihood of more after an alleged 48-hour, 1200km joy ride.
A 13-year-old Balclutha girl has died after a boat capsized at Surat Bay near Pounawea in South Otago this afternoon.
Lookout Point residents say a neglected burnt-out house in the Dunedin neighbourhood is dangerous, a fire risk and an eyesore.
Smaills Beach is likely to be closed to dogs and vehicles from today, until a sea lion and its pup find a new home.
Dunedin soprano Emma Fraser has been cast in her first Australian opera, in Sydney.
A taste of Central Otago will be sweet relief for Dunedin's poor.
Almost all commercial sprayers in New Zealand operate overloaded vehicles, a Brighton businessman says.
Dogs and vehicles are temporarily banned from the eastern end of Tomahawk Beach to protect the first sea lion pup born in the Dunedin area this season.
Mosgiel St John Youth Cadet Nicole Bremer is preparing to represent her division at the national championships.
The discovery in Dunedin of a World War 1 soldier's paybook has delighted his 92-year-old daughter.
Dunedin's tourism industry is hailing a prosperous start to the year.
Direct China to Christchurch flights will boost tourism in Otago, Tourism Dunedin chief executive Hamish Saxton says.
Alcohol-fuelled violence and associated problems are being addressed in a variety of ways in Dunedin. Rosie Manins talks to some of those involved. Alcohol is a key driver of crime in the...
The University of Otago has come a long way from its ''Get over it'' attitude to students' alcohol consumption. Rosie Manins discovers what has changed and how the university is continuing to influence the student drinking culture in the final part of our Booze Control: Stop and Think series.
For most New Zealanders, fear about being spied on is unnecessary, Nicky Hager says.
Deborah Lambie's medical knowledge helped her win a title at the recent World Miss University pageant in South Korea.
Dunedin tourism operators are apprehensive about changes to the city's marketing agency.
British author Alexander McCall Smith will headline the revived Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival in May.