A vagrant seal many miles from home was spotted on a beach near Dunedin yesterday, in her species' first visit to Otago shores in recorded history.
The chemical spilled at a Dunedin freight depot yesterday which resulted in a manager heading to hospital for observation was a concentrated and highly corrosive acid.
The chemical at the centre of a spill in Dunedin today which hospitalised a man was a concentrated and highly corrosive acid.
The financially embattled Mosgiel Memorial RSA is changing the locks on its bowling club and ceasing operations until more money turns up.
The decision by the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to sell its revamped clubrooms was far from unanimous, a report shows.
A focus on critical economic issues relevant to an uncertain world has been hailed as the reason for the packed house all weekend at the University of Otago Foreign Policy School.
Investigators continue to examine the cause of a crash which claimed the lives of two men during an off-road tour in remote Otago high country.
A criminologist has called for parents not to become hysterical after a man who amassed more than 1000 child-pornography files was sentenced to serve home detention near a Mosgiel primary school.
A police investigation into the possible theft of items from the Dunedin Chinese Garden found a contractor traded items meant to be destroyed for beer and money for his staff social club.
Some staff at Otago's prison show a lack of respect for prisoners and have a low threshold for the use of pepper spray, amid rising tension and violence at the facility, according to a new report.
A police investigation into the possible theft of items from the Dunedin Chinese Garden found a contractor acted outside the bounds of his contract by selling items which were meant to be destroyed.
Motorists are being urged to take extra care as black ice and sun-strike contribute to crashes around the region.
An Otago Peninsula couple are mourning their beloved fox terrier, who was put down after an attack by a pair of dogs.
A West Harbour woman has taken her appeal for round-the-clock service at the Port Chalmers police station to the highest levels.
Dates and times have been locked and loaded for the two dozen upcoming firearms amnesty collection events in the South.
Corrections has investigated dozens of staff at Otago’s prison for misconduct in recent years, uncovering evidence of a breach in more than half of the cases.
Former volunteers turn whistleblowers after fish die in droves at a Dunedin salmon hatchery. George Block investigates a community asset riven with recrimination.