A doctor accused of telling a 15-year-old patient she should try masturbating and initiating inappropriate breast examinations with women has appeared before a disciplinary tribunal.
One person was transported by helicopter to hospital in a serious condition after a quad-bike crash.
Fire fighters attending a blaze near Middlemarch over the weekend have described the racing scrub and tussock fire as one of the fastest they'd ever seen.
The signing of the Armistice was commemorated today, 101 years since it concluded the first world war.
A 67-year-old batting record by cricket legend Bert Sutcliffe has been smashed, thanks to two Otago Volts' players in Dunedin on Saturday.
The Octagon will be closed off to vehicles at times this summer, as part of a fresh trial of a more pedestrian-friendly environment, the Dunedin City Council says.
The government is floating the idea of firearms prohibition orders (FPOs), to give police powers to keep people deemed to be high-risk away from firearms.
A Taranaki couple have told the man responsible for a crash that killed their young daughter how he'd robbed them "of every minute" they were meant to spend with her.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military called on him to step down and allies deserted him following weeks of protests over a disputed election that has...
Four people are assisting police with their inquiries following a threat at Otago Boys' High School on Friday.
A Dunedin convenience store owner has been ordered to pay $18,000 in penalties, and its director to personally pay a further $9,000 in penalties for negligent record keeping and holiday pay breaches.
A key witness in the case against a Dunedin doctor has told a jury the accused admitted murdering Amber-Rose after returning from her house holding her blood-covered cellphone.
Two men who ordered Alex Latimer to dig his own grave before murdering him have this morning been been sentenced to life in prison.
The man accused of murdering Grace Millane suffocated a woman he met on Tinder during sex, a court has heard.