A runaway-truck ramp, traffic lights or an underpass are among options mooted for a notorious Dunedin intersection.
An alleged drunk driver was caught by police at a Dunedin bottle store after fleeing the scene of a crash yesterday evening.
A firefighter plucked a man from the roof of a central Dunedin building after a couch caught fire, filling the upper floors with acrid smoke.
Four people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a blaze in a central Dunedin building.
Two children weather a watery blast above the boiling seas at St Clair in Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
A surfer who reportedly disappeared from view as night fell at St Clair Beach sparked a police callout yesterday evening, but he turned up safe and well shortly after.
A woman has died in a quad bike crash on a farm in the Catlins this afternoon.
Searchers have so far failed to find any sign of whoever, or whatever, appeared to activate a flare off the coast south of Oamaru this evening.
Two firefighters inspect the scene of a crash between a logging truck and a car at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Great King St in Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
Dunedin's Northern Motorway has been reopened after it was blocked when a logging truck collided with a car near the Botanic Garden this afternoon
A witness has described the terrifying speed of a fire as it engulfed a farmhouse in Southland this morning.
Dunedin first-home buyers have described the trials and tribulations of striving to secure a slice of paradise in what has become an ultra-competitive property market.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has sounded the alarm about unattended cooking after a spate of kitchen fires in Dunedin.
An Otago rescue helicopter paramedic says he is humbled to receive an award for a marathon effort to save an injured tramper.
A man has been arrested after allegedly leaving a fake explosive device at Dunedin Airport earlier this year.
A Highlanders social media post describing drinking for 12 days straight as a "great flatting yarn" has been criticised by a public health physician as promoting heavy alcohol consumption.
Fire crews are battling a blaze that has engulfed a home in Waitati this afternoon.
A nimble Dunedin police officer nabbed three boys who had climbed onto the roof of a high school and were acting suspiciously yesterday evening.
Queenstown and Dunedin have a higher proportion of MDMA/ecstasy use than anywhere else in the country, police wastewater testing has revealed.
A police national security team investigated threats in the South in the years before the Christchurch terror attacks, inquiries by the Otago Daily Times have revealed.