More than 100 Fraser High School Students have stormed out of class in protest of their principal's comments about truancy at school.
A mystery substance that made Carterton schoolchildren violently ill was probably compost, police have revealed.
With the spate of sabotaged strawberries looking to have reached New Zealand shores a leading sociologist is calling for calm.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will not join the countries that are signing up for a war against drugs that US President Donald Trump is pushing at the UN in New York.
An Auckland man's car was stolen before his very eyes when a "potential buyer" up and left him at an intersection during a test drive.
It's unclear whether the needles found in Australian strawberries were put in the fruit before or after being imported, Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor says.
Police were called to the scene of a crash in Vauxhall this morning after a vehicle rolled and ended up on its roof.
Arts Festival Dunedin wil arrive at a sound and light slimax next weekend courtesy of Wellington musician Rhian Sheehan.
Three young New Zealand artists together in London 55 years ago, have been reunited in an exhibition.
Allegations of bad behaviour against both staff and students at Otago University have been rising since 2013, and sciences and health sciences staff make up the majority of all ethical behaviour complaints.
A proposal to lessen the impact the thousands of tourists have on Dunedin’s Baldwin St needs to happen soon, a resident says.
Farmers are preparing for wintry weather as a polar southerly digs in across Otago and Southland today, bringing heavy snow and rain.
A Port Otago worker sustained moderate injuries when he was struck by a container being loaded on to the vessel Maersk Inverness.
It is easy to think of the hectic10-day arts spree that is the Arts Festival Dunedin as an unrestrained bout of spectacle, with glamorous, beautiful actors and performers sweeping imperiously across stages.
With almost all her works sold as the exhibition she is part of opens, Oamaru artist Gemma Campbell says the first showing of her work is "really special’’.
In a bamboo forest, on an ancient monolith, drifting in front of stone buildings followed by phantoms of light, Japanese dancer Meri Otoshi performs on a continuous video loop at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.
One of Dunedin’s newest buildings continues to be recognised nationally, this time winning a national architectural award for its efficient and sustainable design.