A Dunedin woman wants vulnerable children in Otago and Southland to be free from abuse and neglect so they can reach their full potential.
Police are investigating two suspected arsons in Dunedin on Monday night.
The owner of a demolished copy shop in Dunedin is deciding if millions of dollars should be invested to rebuild.
Some runners stretched while others practised explosive starts as they waited for the starting bell to sound at the Time Buster race in the Octagon.
Big money was raised by small trains in Dunedin on the weekend.
A couple of Australian cruise-ship passengers met some distant Dunedin relatives for the first time on Saturday.
Life-saving defibrillators are sitting idle as people nearby needlessly die, says the creator of a defibrillator locator.
Dunedin fire crews cut the roof from a car to free a trapped man after a head-on collision on Highcliff Rd, Otago Peninsula, yesterday.
Will shelling out several thousand dollars more on gear save Challenge Wanaka triathletes valuable seconds? Would they be lost without a GPS watch? And does the best nutrition come in powdered or potato form? Shawn McAvinue reports.
A fallen 117-year-old pine tree was still blocking a North Otago road yesterday.
Dunedin teenagers learnt yesterday how they can lend a hand at the Otago SPCA.
An unconscious 61-year-old diabetic man, believed to have been lying unwell on a Dunedin park bench since Sunday, died soon after St John ambulance staff arrived at the scene yesterday morning.
World champion cyclist Alison Shanks (30) had her husband-to-be watching the clock as he stood outside their wedding venue in Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin professor says the loophole that lets people buy ''lethal'' air rifles should be closed following the death of a teenager, but a gun lobbyist rejects his calls.
Residential property values remained relatively flat in parts of Otago last year, any increases well below the national average rise.
A maquette of Dunedin-born pioneering plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe will be unveiled in England by the sculptor tomorrow.
Ravensbourne firefighter Regan Soper douses a quad bike in Ruru Ave, St Leonards, in Dunedin yesterday morning.
A tetraplegic Dunedin man can now ride an electric bike on the Otago Central Rail Trail, for no charge.
The driver and passenger of a car in Dunedin both face charges after the passenger slapped a bicycle.
Fish raised in a pond on an Arrowtown estate and given to the Dunedin Chinese Garden are proving smarter than their pet store counterparts, the garden manager says. Margo Reid said a shag could eat five fish in a single dive in the jade green waters of the Dunedin Chinese Garden.