A Dunedin burglar got one of his five-plus-a-day on the wrong side of the law last night.
Dunedin's rental market is in crisis as prospective tenants struggle to secure a home from a shrinking pool of increasingly expensive properties.
Police have yet to track down the alleged offenders caught on camera throwing rubbish from their car, swearing at another motorist and driving dangerously in Dunedin nearly two months ago.
Six burglaries or break-ins have been reported in Dunedin and three locations elsewhere in Otago this week.
A crew was called to a car on fire in the Dunedin suburb of Maryhill yesterday evening.
Arborists began felling a large elm tree at the Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday after it sustained terminal damage in wild weather at the weekend.
The cause of a blaze which engulfed a home on a farm on the Otago Peninsula last Friday has yet to be determined, but a fire investigator says there is "no reason to believe it is suspicious".
A review of the circumstances surrounding the disappearance last October of a Wakari Hospital patient is still not complete.
A Dunedin bus driver has been sacked after complaints emerged about his allegedly lewd behaviour on the Port Chalmers route.
A teenager who died following a crash at Clarks Junction was a ''gentle giant'' who would do anything for anyone, his mother says.
A spill involving a chemical used as a poison gas in World War 1 resulted in Dunedin firefighters donning Hazmat suits before entering an Outram property.
Saturday was a horror day on Otago roads but there was no obvious reason why, Senior Sergeant Brian Benn, of Dunedin, says.
More than a tonne of rubbish has been collected from Smaills Beach by a group of mostly student volunteers.
Montecillo Veterans Home and Hospital residents (from left) Elsie Herriott, Connie Wright, Joyce Allison and Gay Mullen took a spin on a custom V8 trike at the weekend.
Otago University students Kavita Pillay (left) and sister Akansha (21) make candy floss during a celebration of the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year hosted by the Sri Lankan Students' Association at the weekend.
One person was critically injured after a car rolled on State Highway 1 near Waihola just before 8pm this evening, the fourth major crash on Otago roads today.
Two people were injured after their car flipped onto its roof in the day's third crash causing injuries near Dunedin today.
Six people including several children are injured after a van and a car collided on State Highway 1 between Allanton and Waihola south of Dunedin this afternoon.
A person is in a critical condition in hospital after their car crashed into a paddock and flipped near Clarks Junction, between Outram and Middlemarch, this afternoon.
A driver ran a red light before crashing into a parking garage on Cumberland St in Dunedin late last night.