Nitro Circus Live riders had the large crowd on its feet cheering their fearless feats in Dunedin last night.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull wants Fifa Under-20 World Cup matches at the stadium but is keeping a tight hold on the purse strings, saying a Dunedin MP's call to spend is inconsistent with Government legislation.
The large wall put up in the Octagon yesterday demonstrates what showjumpers will need to clear to break a New Zealand record at Ride the Rhythm next Friday.
FIFA was impressed by Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday and tournament organisers want Dunedin to reconsider a hosting bid for 2015 Fifa Under-20 World Cup matches.
Football South has set up a trust for private and corporate donations to get the 2015 Fifa Under-20 World Cup to Dunedin but the Otago Chamber of Commerce doubts enough southern businesses will get behind the event.
Two of the Nitro Circus Live performers hoping to thrill crowds at Forsyth Barr Stadium tomorrow night know what it is like to overcome life-threatening injuries.
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.