Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust volunteer peer supporter Kip MacDonald (21) and co-founder Denise Kent stand among 685 candles outside First Church, in Dunedin, last night.
A Dunedin nurse has started to open her eyes after being in a induced coma and undergoing two surgeries in the past month.
The number of people who drowned in Otago and Southland last year was double that of the previous year.
A person sustained serious injuries when the car they were in hit a tree in Roslyn in Dunedin late this morning.
Two men will appear in court in Dunedin next week facing cannabis charges after police carried out search warrants in the Clutha area.
The driver of a van that hit a parked car in Dunedin early this morning is believed to have fallen asleep at the wheel.
PenguinKind author Carolyn Managh spent yesterday preparing for a pop-up penguin sanctuary in Dunedin.
Some passengers continued to travel free on Dunedin buses yesterday, following the launch of the new Bee Card and flat fare system the previous day.
It was a chilly start to spring as a frost covered daffodils at Gardens Ground, in North Dunedin, on Tuesday morning.