National Party police spokesperson Brett Hudson says he finds revelations Dunedin police may have regularly breath-tested people in their homes "deeply troubling".
The South's first gun collection event ran smoothly and was a success, netting at least 129 now-illegal firearms from 87 owners, police say.
News of the impending lunar landing led the Otago Daily Times front page for six papers in a row, as the progress of the three Apollo 11 astronauts captured the world's imagination.
While fielding questions from his car, a 33-year-old man swigged from a bottle of beer - then reached over to his passenger seat and opened another one.
A mineral found in bulls' teeth could soon be used in bone and dental grafts, according to Otago University researchers.
University students have revived their traditional week celebrating all things green - including composting, an information day, and a movie screening.
The rate of reported flu-like diseases has sharply dropped nationally in the past week, but that trend has seemingly not reached the South.
Dunedin Chinese Garden honorary curator James Beattie hopes his appointment will help boost the garden's reputation in international scholarly circles.
A house fire in Dunedin which is thought to have started in a bedroom has been extinguished this afternoon.
Universityof Otago students Olivia Truax, Maren Richter and Rilee Thomas have received three of four national scholarships to support study in the Antarctic.
Two decades have passed since the release of the film Scarfies gave the rest of the world a glimpse of Dunedin student culture, writes Elena McPhee.
A man who allegedly stabbed a miniature horse 41 times has denied the charge against him and will maintain name suppression for at least two more months.
Heavy rain warnings are in place for parts of Otago as a southerly front makes its way across the lower South Island.
A Dunedin minister on a horror flight to Tauranga today has noticed nothing inspires prayer like a bang coming from a plane engine.
Prof Craig Rodger, Dr Ian Griffin, Peter Beck and Prof Pat Langhorne all discuss what the moonlanding meant for them.
When American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon on July 21, 1969, New Zealanders listened transfixed to the radio as a series of crackly words signified a gargantuan achievement.
A steady stream of gun owners are arriving at today's collection event in Mosgiel, which appears to be running smoothly.
One person is seriously injured after a crash in Mosgiel last night. Meanwhile, the sole occupant of a car which crashed in Oamaru early this morning escaped without significant injury.