Despite advances in many areas of policing, the Southern district is not immune to the crime patterns facing the nation, the district’s top officer says.
Four southern businesses are eligible for some of the $1.5 million of government measures to help prevent robberies.
A 12-year-old Dunedin boy has achieved what was previously believed impossible - turning Donald J. Trump's Twitter ramblings into a work of musical creativity.
A female Corrections officer failed to maintain appropriate boundaries with a male prisoner at Otago Corrections Facility but the investigation findings were overruled by the prison's director.
Facial hair of all shapes and sizes was on display in Dunedin last night — all in the hirsute of greatness.
The Royal Albatross Centre has reopened after last month's deluge cut off Taiaroa Head from the Otago Peninsula.
Police are investigating after personal property was torched at the Otago Boys' High School grandstand on Tuesday night.
The Government has announced $800,000 in assistance for farmers affected by last month's deluge in Otago.
Investigators are continuing to piece together details of the fatal microlight crash near Middlemarch last month.
About $700,000 has been spent so far cleaning up after Dunedin’s recent deluge, but more than 40 roads remain closed and 150 slips are still affecting the city network.
More than 200 landslips occurred in Dunedin during last weekend’s massive deluge, which battered the city and much of eastern Otago.
The Dunedin City Council has relaunched its mayoral relief fund for residents affected by the storm which battered eastern Otago and inundated settlements south of Dunedin.
No decisions will be made about the future of the historic Sutton suspension bridge until an engineering consultant has prepared a report assessing its collapse.
Animal health organisation Ospri is continuing to monitor the banks of Silver Stream for 1080-contaminated possum carcasses following the weekend's deluge.
As the floodwater that burst out of the Taieri River and into her backyard sat stagnant for the fifth day, the enormity of the task ahead hit Emma McGregor.