Police say they are hot on the trail of the burglar responsible for a smash-and-grab raid at a Queenstown jewellery store on Saturday night.
Seven people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two cars collided on a straight stretch of road near Omarama yesterday afternoon.
Seven people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two cars collided on a straight stretch of road near Omarama this afternoon.
Several high-end men's watches were taken from a Queenstown jewellery store last night before the offender led police on a mad dash to Southland.
A cannabis festival's organiser says he has experienced a backlash from patients who had travelled to Dunedin for the event, only for it to be shifted two hours down the road.
A cannabis festival cannot leave customers high and dry and must provide refunds to those who are unwilling or unable to travel to its new venue in Southland, a consumer advocacy group says.
A vessel has been towed to Port Chalmers after after it lost power off the coast near Dunedin, sparking a call for help to nearby boats.
A Dunedin constable and his plucky young German shepherd have taken out the top prize for a rookie dog team, following 41 successful tracking missions in less than a year.
Southern DHB chief executive Chris Fleming has apologised for not meeting a man whose arm was almost severed in a workplace accident at Dunedin Hospital, on the day of the incident.
The young person accused of the attempted murder of a police officer is a 14-year-old girl.
A Dunedin constable and his plucky young German Shepherd have taken out the top prize for a rookie dog team following 41 successful feats of tracking in under a year.
A 14-year-old has appeared in court in Dunedin charged with attempted murder after a police officer was attacked.
Mosgiel man John Twaddle has long believed he knew who killed his brother in the Australian outback more than four decades ago.
Three Dunedin students are facing disciplinary action for serious misconduct after a pipe band was subjected to vulgar abuse and alleged indecent exposure while in Dunedin for a competition.
Nearly two million people appear in a New Zealand police intelligence system with an alert against their name, inquiries by the Otago Daily Times have revealed.
An Otago second-hand dealer is defending his range of Nazi memorabilia and says he has sold several swastika badges since the Christchurch attacks.
A cyclist was taken to hospital after running a red light and colliding with a car in Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
A truck transporting a house started spilling oil in Burkes Pass early this morning, closing State Highway 8 for a time.
Clutha police are having their home lives affected by hundreds of calls outside the times of their rostered hours, the district's mayor says.
A teenager has been granted bail after an alleged assault which left a man in critical condition in a Dunedin harbourside industrial area early on Sunday.