Police and Land Search and Rescue have stopped searching overnight for the two missing divers in the Catlins.
Sentencing was deferred and people waiting to appear left lingering outside the Dunedin City Court yesterday afternoon, as court staff called a lightning strike.
Four high-achieving young people — three siblings and their cousin — are the first family group to be recognised at the annual Mana Pounamu Awards, an experience they say that has...
A 60-year-old man with serious injuries has been flown to Dunedin Hospital and another person has also been hurt in a crash during the Targa Rally.
Police are investigating reports a man "touched himself inappropriately" beside a female in the Dunedin Public Library yesterday afternoon.
One of the newest officers on the beat in Dunedin admits he never planned a career in the police force - but says he is pleased he took the opportunity to join up.
The Saudi Crown Prince's pledge to punish whoever murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi is nonsense, a University of Otago specialist in Middle Eastern politics says - and New Zealand should press...
A University of Otago lecturer says it is no exaggeration to say working at a university in Myanmar has changed his life - and now he is giving something back to the academic community, shipping...
New Zealand's relationship property laws are out of touch with people's notions of fairness, and should be changed, University of Otago researchers say.
One person has sustained moderate injuries after a vehicle crash near Invercargill this afternoon.
Police and fire crews have been called this morning after a car rolled near Ophir, in Central Otago.
The largest chunk of the millions Aurora Energy plans to pour into its network over the next decade will go towards pole and crossarm renewals, the council-owned company says.
Despite an apparent rise in disciplinary action being taken against students found in possession of drugs at the University of Otago, the proctor says the university is not clamping down on drug...
Forecast network spend for Aurora Energy in the next decade will be nearly $750 million - and total expenditure will top $1 billion, the council-owned electricity company says.
Aurora Energy's Otago consumers are in line to be hit with a price increase as the powerco looks to catch up on spending on assets.
Giving back to the community and educating more people in basic Te Reo was the goal of the winners of Otago's Young Enterprise Scheme awards this year - and they have won the competition for a brilliant but simple idea.
The Chinese "belt and road" initiative could form part of future discussions Southland's mayor has with a potential business adviser who is at the centre of a national political scandal.
Dunedin science writer Jesse Bering is no stranger to controversy - and he hopes a new book on suicide will help people struggling with "dark experiences" as well as providing a scientific insight...
An Otago public law specialist says the scandal embroiling the National Party shows the donation disclosure threshold for party donations is too high - but it remains to be seen whether opposition...
Emergency services were called after a car crashed into a barrier outside a South Dunedin business this morning.