A police dog tracked a drunk teenage driver nearly 4km after he crashed in Dunedin yesterday morning and fled the scene.
The two men rescued from a rip by a mystery bystander near Brighton yesterday were drunk, it has been revealed.
A scrub blaze forced some residents from their homes in Kaikorai Valley early today.
Two Lime scooters were flung into the sea in Dunedin in separate incidents at the weekend.
Twelve siblings reunited yesterday at the Dunedin property they grew up on to remember a childhood described as "heaven on earth".
Prisoners and guards are living in fear of gang violence and random attacks at Otago’s prison, and it is only a matter of time before someone is seriously injured or killed, says a man who works at the facility.
Police have slammed the actions of a group of patched gang members who rode their motorcycles the wrong way up a one-way street in Dunedin on Thursday evening.
Funds continue to flow for the family of a Dunedin cricketer who died suddenly during a match last weekend, as friends and family prepare for a memorial service this afternoon.
A man has been arrested after an elderly Dunedin woman reported several thefts of plants and garden ornaments last month.
A man has been arrested after an 87-year-old Dunedin woman reported several thefts of plants and garden ornaments last month.
Dunedin police have slammed the actions of a group of patched gang members who rode their motorcycles the wrong way up Cumberland St last night.
The Rodeo Cowboys Association says it will launch a review after a bull climbed through a fence and rampaged through the crowd at the Outram Rodeo on Waitangi Day.
A Wanaka couple have given new meaning to the term helicopter parents.
A bull bashing its way through a fence and narrowly missing several spectators threatened to turn the Taieri Plain into Pamplona at the Outram Rodeo yesterday.
The community has rallied around the widow and young daughter of a Dunedin cricketer who died suddenly during a match, raising enough money to return his body to India for burial.
Firefighters are battling a blaze at a home engulfed in flames in Oamaru this evening.
Water was cut to scores of homes in Dunedin yesterday after a main was severed by workmen installing a new power cable.
Southern police have begun deploying drones to crime scenes, but a civil liberties advocate has raised concerns over their use as a surveillance tool.
Two helicopters battling a large blaze near Omarama this afternoon were grounded after a drone was seen nearby.
A Dunedin cricketer who died suddenly during a game at the weekend has been remembered as a fine club player, dedicated employee and devoted family man who died doing what he loved.