A car smashed into a lamp post and a tree in Dunedin yesterday after the driver evaded police.
Police are warning it's "almost certain" fraudulent activity will occur in the next few weeks, following a suspicious man visiting a home in Balclutha and stating he was a private investigator.
Budget advisers are braced for an influx of calls from people struggling to pay power bills, as the nation’s citizens stay in their homes during lockdown and winter temperatures approach.
A 3-D printer is being used by a Dunedin architecture firm to create protective gear for those on the frontline against Covid-19.
A man has been caught "red handed" allegedly attempting to burgle a liquor store on George St, in Dunedin.
A woman has been given a warning after she verbally abused and coughed on Pak'N Save staff in Dunedin after being refused entry, police say.
Police are urging people to prioritise security during the Covid-19 lockdown, following two burglaries in Dunedin.
Dunedin's Red Badge security has been in high demand since the country moved to Covid-19 Alert Level 4 and it is recruiting staff “like crazy”.
A fat penguin is bringing some positive news to the Otago Peninsula Trust in Dunedin.
People travelling in and out of Mosgiel in their cars on Saturday morning could do so only after being questioned by police.
Meals on Wheels volunteers are ‘‘flat out’’ delivering meals to Dunedin residents, as the essential service grapples with the problem of not being able to count on most of its usual volunteers.
Kiwi Harvest food rescue trucks have been bursting with supplies, as businesses close during Covid-19 alert Level 4 and no longer have use for tonnes of fresh food.
Playground equipment “must not be used” during the four week lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19, the Dunedin City Council (DCC) has urged.
Board games and puzzles have suddenly become popular again, in a bid to beat boredom following the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Monday announcement of an impending lockdown to fight Covid-19.
People across New Zealand are preparing to retreat to their homes during a national lockdown beginning tonight, but those who are homeless will not have the same luxury.
Ian Cairns, a fourth-year University of Otago land surveying student, has worked hard to find the positives among a series of unfortunate events.
A campaign to raise funds for artists after the cancellation of the Dunedin Fringe Festival has gone ‘‘crazy’’.
The University of Otago will move a ‘‘portion’’ of its courses online after a three-week planning process in response to the threat posed by Covid-19.
One person has been arrested after police, some armed, flooded North Dunedin, this morning, but a second person remains on the loose.
Across Otago and Southland, cafe and restaurant businesses are taking to home deliveries to keep trading as the Covid-19 threat starts to keep punters away.