A man allegedly stabbed a sea-lion pup to death with a bayonet then claimed the police officer investigating him was having an affair.
A surfer who reportedly disappeared from view as night fell at St Clair Beach sparked a police callout yesterday evening, but he turned up safe and well shortly after.
Proposed natural gas exploration off Otago's coast has reignited questions about the environmental impact of the fossil fuel. Environment reporter Jono Edwards asks whether burning natural gas is a...
Dunedin police are appealing for information after a house in the city was apparently fired at several times early yesterday.
Following the success of last year's sold-out Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival, the Otago University Students' Association plans to extend the extravaganza for the first time, holding it on two...
The Southern District Health Board is on track to meet its elective surgery target for this financial year but it will be a close-run thing, statistics released by the National Party suggest.
Auckland publisher Bridget Williams has urged University of Otago graduates to learn more about their own country because that is "critical to understanding our future".
The first Dunedin Youth Jazz Festival showcase concert, which wrapped up the toe-tapping festival on Saturday night, was an "amazing" success, an organiser says.
A Belleknowes resident has described hearing four "bangs" in an early-morning incident that was "pretty scary".
The Department of Corrections is remaining tight-lipped about the number of prisoners sharing flights with the public out of Dunedin Airport.
Idea Services support and administration staff who provide care for intellectually disabled people, will go on strike for a third time on Monday in a bid for better pay and work conditions.
A pest-trapping project committee seeking to reintroduce the South Island robin to the Chain Hills area has been given a funding boost.
Further research could shed more light on the age of moa footprints recently found and taken from the Kyeburn River, Prof Ewan Fordyce says.
Otago Regional councillors are welcoming a Government investigation to assess whether it is on top of crucial water work.