Police were called to reports of a fight involving a man with a stick after a car crash in central Dunedin this morning.
A man who streaked across the pitch in the final seconds of the All Blacks test at Eden Park on Saturday is fundraising to cover a possible $5000 fine.
"Computational thinking" and "designing and developing digital outcomes" will become part of New Zealand's core curriculum for all children in the first 10 years of school from next year.
An Otago-trained heart surgeon who was attacked at a Melbourne hospital last month has died from his injuries.
Illegal hunters shot a pet goat and an outhouse after entering residential properties at a forest near Tuatapere, police say.
Facebook Inc said that 2 billion people are regularly using its flagship service, marching past another milestone in its growth from a college curiosity in the United States to the world's largest social media network.
Scotland's secessionist leader postponed plans for a second independence referendum until the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union are clear.
Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted on state felony charges for their roles in attempting to cover up the shooting death of a black teenager by a white officer, prosecutors said.
A ransomware virus attack hit computers across the world, taking out servers at an oil company, banks, and shutting down servers at multinational companies.
From Saturday free chickenpox vaccines will be available to 15-month-olds and 11-year-olds who have not had the disease.
Fog at Dunedin Airport is affecting flights this morning, while icy roads in the South have prompted warnings for motorists.
The kiwifruit industry will generate 29,000 new jobs and add an annual $3.5 billion to New Zealand's gross domestic product by 2030.
A New Zealand duo have cracked the record for the longest throw and catch of an egg.
More than half the supermarket products aimed at children are unhealthy, obesity research reveals.
A group of diehard Team New Zealand fans gathered at Port Chalmers Yacht Club finally got to sip on the Champagne they planned to open four years ago.
Dunedin should be proud of its involvement in the America's Cup.
Landmark student pub the Captain Cook Hotel in Dunedin is on the market.
The Southern District Health Board is dealing with chickenpox outbreaks at several schools across the region.
Research by the University of Otago has highlighted the value of regular short brisk walks and a daily longer walk in improving the health of office workers.
The panel to decide the fate of Dunedin's latest five-star hotel bid features one familiar face and two from the North Island.