Invercargill inmates have to go to the toilet in "cardboard receptacles" due to a shortage of cells, while at-risk inmates were being held in their cells for up to 23 hours daily, a new reports says.
The Black Caps shocked the cricketing world by beating India in the semifinal. Vaughan Elder gives seven reasons why this could be New Zealand's time to triumph in the World Cup final.
A South Otago rifle club left in shock after learning the alleged mosque terror gunman was a member has closed its range for the "foreseeable future" and may never open it again.
The Milton community has been left stunned after learning the alleged mosque terror gunman practised shooting at a nearby range.
A Milton man was critically injured in a two-car crash on State Highway 8, near Clarkesville, early yesterday.
A fatal explosion on cruise ship Emerald Princess in Port Chalmers two years ago has prompted warnings international standards are urgently needed when it comes to maintaining, inspecting and...
A controversial issue of student magazine Critic was described as ''trash and filth'' in internal emails and Otago University proctor Dave Scott expressed his concern about young people reading the...
Southland Mayor Gary Tong is in China with the millionaire at the centre of the donation scandal that has rocked New Zealand politics.
A bitterly cold southerly is expected to bring snow as low as 200m across the South on Monday.
A leading Otago horse trainer says it will be a great shame if small racetracks across Otago are abandoned over nationwide concern some tracks are not being properly maintained.
A vegetation fire sent smoke and ash billowing from a North Dunedin property this afternoon.
A balmy Dunedin November is set to turn into a sweltering start to summer with temperatures expected to reach the high 20s this weekend.
A balmy Dunedin November is set to turn into a sweltering start to summer, with temperatures expected to reach the high 20s this weekend.
A Dunedin man who kayaked within metres of a small pod of orcas says the experience almost left him in tears.
Dunedin National MP Michael Woodhouse is promising to hold Labour to account over the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
A wind-driven weather phenomenon is expected to bring warmer temperatures to Otago at the end of this week.
Passengers aboard the wildlife cruise vessel Monarch got a spectacular surprise when a pod of orcas swam within 30m of their boat near the entrance to Otago Harbour.
An SUV which gave a Dunedin a resident a "rude awakening" when a man crashed it into the side of his house yesterday has finally been removed.
Special votes could make New Zealand's tight election tighter, with the likelihood the Green Party and Labour will take seats off National.
The man who photographed a sign on a Dunedin beach claiming to prove the earth is flat is in shock after it made the headlines across the world.