Two passers-by helped a woman and her daughter to safety as fire consumed their restaurant in Kaikorai Valley, Dunedin, last night.
A Dunedin rest-home whose residents have been delighted by the arrival of three roosters is now appealing for a permanent abode for the ''gorgeous'' big birds.
A duo orchestrated a ruse to portray their boarder as a paedophile and swindle him out of $10,000, a court has heard.
Unlocking information on different iwi and hapu will hopefully help New Zealanders with Maori heritage strengthen their identity, the creator of a planned database says.
A study highlighting the ''massive'' potential health gains in switching to active transport underscores the value of investing in cycleways, the Dunedin City Council says.
Kurt Krause has ''great hopes'' that potential new antibiotics he is working on will help avert a predicted massive rise in deaths from antibiotic resistance.
A Dunedin mother says she will be forever grateful to the Port Chalmers volunteer firefighters who cared for her son after he fell face-first into a glass cabinet.
Otago Polytechnic has been bucking the trend when it comes to declining numbers of men enrolling in the past decade - experiencing an increase in male students.
When police raided Benjamin Zachery Burgess's home in June last year they found more than 600 stolen items - and that was only part of his ill-gotten haul.
The temporary loss of an all-day car park with space for about 300 vehicles will cause disruption, but there are no plans to make alternative arrangements, the DCC says.
Dunedin researchers want radical change ''in the outdated structure of the gender division'' in elite sport.
A chance encounter with a curious miniature horse has landed a Central Otago teenager a top prize at a wildlife photography competition.
Dunedin is about to get two more “Barnes Dance” pedestrian crossings as the city's one-way system cycleway nears completion.
A key break for premium peanut butter maker Fix and Fogg came when a supermarket buyer spotted a jar of the firm's peanut butter on sale in a furniture shop.
A block of Dunedin's main street will be lit up next week as part of a trial allowing residents to experience what the area may look and feel like in the future.
A Dunedin tenant who wrote poems on her walls and sought compensation to help her move to Australia has had her claims rejected by the Tenancy Tribunal.