A laid-off Cadbury worker hopes one of the last boxes of a cult classic chocolate produced at the closed Dunedin factory will help heal the mental health wounds of redundancy.
Hundreds of residents have reported an earthquake in Queenstown tonight.
An Israeli man injured in a crash in North Otago last week remains in hospital in a critical condition.
A man critically injured in a head-on crash on the Otago Peninsula this week has survived surgery and is in a stable condition in hospital.
A woman who sustained serious injuries in a fall at a Dunedin beach this week has died.
Reports of the launch of Lime Scooters this morning in Dunedin were premature, but they could be set to roll out in the city tomorrow.
A large pine tree has fallen the wrong way while being cut down near a pensioner's Dunedin home yesterday morning, smashing into the roof of his garage and sending timber beams through the roof of his Holden Captiva.
A dispute over a rental trailer in Dunedin has sparked an official inquiry into the practice of re-registering old trailers as new vehicles entitled to a warrant of fitness for three years.
A woman has serious injuries after falling down a sea wall at a Dunedin beach last night.
A man has received bail after allegedly stealing an archery sight from a Dunedin outdoors equipment shop, threatening staff and fleeing on foot yesterday afternoon.
Portobello Rd in Dunedin has reopened, hours after a crash injuring two people, one critically.
A man has been caught by police after allegedly stealing from a Dunedin Hunting and Fishing store before fleeing on foot this afternoon.
Dunedin police have slammed the ''idiotic'' actions of a motorcyclist caught riding at nearly 200kmh at the weekend and are calling for public help to find the rider.
Southern firefighters are leading the country in accessing counselling.
A Fiordland fire chief has gone the extra mile in providing support to his crews after they attended several harrowing crashes.
A driver has escaped injury after their car rolled near Waitati this afternoon, but State Highway 1 still remains blocked.
The new year has delivered a spate of thefts from vehicles in Dunedin, including a massive haul of loot taken from a campervan on the Otago Peninsula.
A 79-year-old man is dead after his car hit a tree near Alexandra, in Central Otago, this afternoon.
The first man to escape from the Otago Corrections Facility killed himself just days after his release from prison, a coroner has found.
Two people were rescued by helicopter from waters off South Canterbury on New Year's Eve after their boat sank.