The family of a respected Otago-trained heart surgeon who has died after an assault at a Melbourne hospital are "devastated" by the loss.
Police were called to reports of a fight involving a man with a stick after a car crash in central Dunedin this morning.
Fog at Dunedin Airport is affecting flights this morning, while icy roads in the South have prompted warnings for motorists.
Landmark student pub the Captain Cook Hotel in Dunedin is on the market.
The Southern District Health Board is dealing with chickenpox outbreaks at several schools across the region.
Research by the University of Otago has highlighted the value of regular short brisk walks and a daily longer walk in improving the health of office workers.
The panel to decide the fate of Dunedin's latest five-star hotel bid features one familiar face and two from the North Island.
Dunedin parents say the issue of sober drivers peddling alcohol to underage teens is ''out of control'' in the city.
A plan that could prompt an unlikely partnership between engineers and the arts community has been lauded by Dunedin city councillors.
Freedom camping in Dunedin could be in for a radical change if the public agrees with Dunedin city councillors.
The Dunedin City Council's decision to cut rates relief for the Otago Racing Club may mean the council's freedom camping headache gets worse.
Concerned residents are calling for safety improvements at a Mosgiel intersection where motorists crash weekly.
The bite a dog gave a man in Dunedin on Monday night is not being treated as an act of aggression.
A group of diehard Team New Zealand fans gathered at Port Chalmers Yacht Club finally got to sip on the Champagne they planned to open four years ago.
Dunedin should be proud of its involvement in the America's Cup.
Mosgiel police are appealing for sightings of a man in a dark grey van after an incident involving a 15-year-old girl in Brighton.
Dunedin police have charged a 21-year-old man for supplying booze to two underage teenage girls he met through social media.
The backers of a plan for a wind farm near Blueskin Bay are now arguing for one turbine, not three, on Porteous Hill north of Dunedin.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says he would consider a rates rise of more than 3% next year, if the community signals it supports more spending.
A man was taken to Dunedin Hospital after being bitten by a dog last night.