The partial closure of George St for a three-day festival has drawn both scepticism and support from business owners along the Dunedin shopping corridor.
Southern detectives are being led by a woman for the first time, if only on a relieving basis.
The embattled Mosgiel Memorial RSA acted in bad faith by locking the doors of its bowling club, Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.
A Dunedin woman who signed up for a space flight waiting list in an airline's moon landing promotion has written to Sir Richard Branson asking he pick up where the now-defunct company left off.
A drunk man tore down a pride flag and others hurled abuse at performers during a queer event at a Dunedin student bar on Saturday night.
Dunedin is not going to take the loss of the world's steepest street title lying down.
News of the impending lunar landing led the Otago Daily Times front page for six papers in a row, as the progress of the three Apollo 11 astronauts captured the world's imagination.
The South's first gun collection event ran smoothly and was a success, netting at least 129 now-illegal firearms from 87 owners, police say.
A steady stream of gun owners are arriving at today's collection event in Mosgiel, which appears to be running smoothly.
A Dunedin man who owns several now-illegal firearms says he will not be attending the area's first collection event in Mosgiel today.
Armed police converged on the Dunedin School of Art after a man reportedly brandished a gun yesterday afternoon.
A Dunedin mother says she will be forever grateful to the Port Chalmers volunteer firefighters who cared for her son after he fell face-first into a glass cabinet.
A Dunedin rest-home whose residents have been delighted by the arrival of three roosters is now appealing for a permanent abode for the ''gorgeous'' big birds.
An Aramoana crib-owner has taken the fight against erosion into his own hands, drawing the ire of a local trust but the qualified support of the Department of Conservation.
A mum and her two children were lucky to avoid plunging into Otago Harbour yesterday after a crash left their vehicle perched on the edge of Portobello Rd.
An Otago aviator is elated to have become the youngest person in the country to hold the top qualification for flight instructors.
An Australian teenager suffered a spinal injury in an accident following a jump at a skifield near Queenstown on Friday.
Serving and former staff at a Dunedin veterans' rest-home say concerns were repeatedly raised about a former nurse manager several months before an audit uncovered a slew of shortfalls.
An eruption of gang violence in central Dunedin has resulted in five arrests, and a security guard was filmed kicking a man as he lay on the road.
The security company whose guard was caught on camera kicking a man as he lay on the road during a brawl in central Dunedin says the guard's actions were unacceptable and he will be disciplined.