New Dunedin research has highlighted the value of increased physical exercise in protecting the heart health of people with diabetes.
A Dunedin man who groped a dog walker in a graveyard explained his actions to police: "I was in that sort of mood".
Part of Dunedin’s Southern Motorway was blocked for a time yesterday morning while firefighters battled a blaze in Kensington.
A 20m-high scaffolding tower has just been built inside St Paul’s Cathedral, Dunedin, aimed partly at repairing recent fire damage.
Dunedin Police have identified three youths who allegedly started two fires in the Green Island area earlier this week.
The deaths of four endangered kaka in recent weeks have prompted Orokonui Ecosanctuary to warn of the dangers of feeding the inquisitive bird.
The man behind a challenge to the University of Otago’s medical school admissions policy wants financial compensation after his child was excluded from the course.
A high-risk child sex offender has admitted viewing child pornography for the second time since his release from prison, a court has heard.
Dunedin has been hit by extensive street light outages, and there are also reports of possible more general power cuts in some suburbs.
From Covid closure to dinosaur delight, Otago Museum’s year has just taken a big turn for the better, thanks to the arrival of four huge animatronic dinosaurs.
A girl was followed by a man and punched while walking in a Dunedin street in an unprovoked attack yesterday, police say.
The chorus line is: "You took it too far again, I swear this happens every weekend; you sleep on the floor, instead of the mattress on your bed."
Further delays to Dunedin’s new planning rules may exacerbate the city’s housing crisis, it is feared.
Although Tim Hambleton is a relatively diminutive 1.65m tall, the police senior prosecutor has always had a large presence in the courtroom.
Dunedin police are concerned burglars are targeting tools following an arrest yesterday and say people should ask for identification from people carrying out work in their home.
A gang member’s lack of treatment in prison has been criticised by the Parole Board but he will remain behind bars.