A Frenchwoman remains in a stable condition in a Dunedin Hospital ward yesterday after being bitten by a shark while bodyboarding in the Catlins.
Lost All Black Keith Murdoch has been cast but the call remains out for a Lin Colling.
Police continue to investigate the "most likely to be suspicious" forest fire in Dunedin last year.
The trust behind Arts Festival Dunedin has been given $185,000 to bring the event "in style" to the city next year.
A Dunedin woman wants to thank the Good Samaritan who helped her after she had too much to drink.
A car hit speeds of "at least" 160kmh as it weaved among traffic on a Dunedin motorway yesterday with police in pursuit.
Two people face charges after a man was assaulted in Gore last night and police are looking for a third person involved.
A birthday surprise got the heart of a 100-year-old matriarch in Dunedin racing.
An Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter crew was called to airlift a 12-year-old boy injured when a ute rolled off a steep track and over a bank in the Catlins on Tuesday.
Idea Services support staff will strike across New Zealand tomorrow to protest against the lack of progress in bargaining for a new collective agreement.
Anzac Day Memorial Run and Walk participant Dave Sharp runs the homeward leg of the event in Dunedin yesterday.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a fatal car crash in Lake Ohau yesterday.
Fire destroyed most of a house in Eastern Southland last night.
Police suspect alcohol was a factor in a fatal crash near Lake Ohau this morning, where a man crashed through a bridge.
Police are warning people to take precautions after a boat and its users - who did not have life jackets or communication devices with them - were found at Taieri Mouth.
A trailer and cheese rolls were among the items stolen throughout Otago at the weekend.
Inspecting a bottle salvaged from Otago Harbour at a Wild Dunedin underwater adventure at Quarantine Island yesterday are (from left) Piere Kawharu-Tapsell (13), Merata Kawharu, Dive Otago short course co-ordinator Emma Young and Freda Kawharu-Tapsel (10).
The wife and sister of an Australian policeman who sustained a serious injury when he fell from a wall have arrived in the city to be by his side.
A new Anzac-themed mural in Mosgiel has massive support from the district.
Police are warning people to take precautions after finding a boat and its users without life jackets or communication devices at Taieri Mouth.