A Dunedin fire crew responded to a smoke alarm sounding at their own fire station this morning.
A union representing truck drivers is outraged a South Island freight company was fined just $1800 after a crash resulting from brake failure left a truck driver critically injured.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: A Central Otago farmer is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the capture of the person who allegedly shot and killed his prized bull, but questions remain as to whether it was shot before or after death.
Kiwibank and NZ Post have announced they are closing four joint branches around Dunedin.
A car crashed into Four Square Brockville this morning after the driver had a seizure.
Two neighbouring buildings on Bond St, Norwich House and Consultancy House, were evacuated late yesterday morning after occupants in both reported smelling gas.
Cromwell police are investigating the death of a bull in mysterious circumstances at a Nevis Rd station.
Some parents and students are calling for traffic signals to be added to a pedestrian crossing near Kaikorai Valley College after a pupil was hit by a truck yesterday morning.
The father of a man who was mauled by two Rottweilers in Winton on Sunday has rejected claims his son provoked the attack by entering the property where the dogs were.
A witness described hearing a "large thump and the screech of brakes" as a school pupil was hit by a truck in Kaikorai Valley this morning.
The owner of one of two rottweilers that attacked an autistic man in Southland yesterday is facing having his "best friend" put down - but insists the "lovely" dogs are not at fault.
A man died after the ute he was travelling in rolled into a paddock near Dunback yesterday afternoon.
A man has died after a ute rolled in a paddock near Dunback this afternoon.
Police were searching for a Rottweiler which attacked a man in the Southland town of Winton today, but it is understood the dog has now been located and has been taken to the pound.
Fire crews responded to reports of a fire on a hillside on the Otago Peninsula earlier this afternoon.
Musselburgh residents are rallying around their local dairy after the shop had its first armed robbery on Thursday evening.
Two prisoners appearing in the Dunedin District Court yesterday morning allegedly assaulted their co-accused, leaving him with serious injuries.
A Dunedin student whose flat had been burgled twice in the past seven days called police yesterday about a man sent to mow the lawns.
A man who crashed his vehicle into Otago Harbour tried to paddle his floating four-wheel-drive to safety using a construction hard hat yesterday morning.
A truck with a load of fruit and vegetables crashed, blocking State Highway 1 for a time in North Otago earlier today.