Planting trees may become mandatory for certain new housing developments under rules being considered by the Dunedin City Council.
A man who repeatedly beat his partner, leaving her with 50 bruises, has had his appeal for a shorter sentence dismissed.
Accusations of toeing the party line and cheap shots have emerged among Dunedin city councillors, as debate heats up about political party endorsements and team tickets.
Otago Polytechnic has welcomed the proposed model it will operate under when Te Pukenga takes over the country’s 16 technology institutes and polytechnics.
Dunedin remains the most Covid-protected district in the country, but Queenstown Lakes has made a big move up the table into second place.
Voting in New Zealand’s biggest bird election is under way and southern organisations have declared which candidates they will be supporting.
A man gave three young women in Dunedin a scare on Sunday night when he shone a torch into their car before pulling out what appeared to be a weapon.
The search for the ashes of Otago cricket great Bert Sutcliffe continues, but alternative ways to honour him are being considered as construction begins on at PlaceMakers store a the old Carisbrook site.
A Dunedin woman who orchestrated a honey trap to rob a recently bereaved widower has avoided a prison term.
Billed as the world’s most dangerous bird, Otago researchers have helped discover the cassowary may actually have been the world’s first domesticated bird, long before chickens were.
A drug grower with a "sophisticated" set-up, a sawn-off shotgun and a crop worth nearly $50,000 claims he should have been sentenced to home detention.
Pascco Longman (2) creates a flower to add to a giant lei being made at Otago Museum, in Dunedin, this week.
The registered owner of a car got a surprise when they saw a man using a coat-hanger, hammer and screwdriver to break into their car, which was parked on Ensor St, Dunedin.
Taking a dip at Dunedin’s St Kilda Beach yesterday are Tony Isamaeli (20, left) and Jake Greer (19) as the temperature reached 23degC in the city.
The victim of a shooting north of Dunedin on Friday afternoon is in a stable condition, a family spokeswoman says.
A small break in the clouds in a remote Fiordland valley was all a Niwa freshwater ecologist needed to capture a prize-winning photograph.
A man gave three young women in Dunedin a scare last night when he shone a torch into their car before pulling out what appeared to be a weapon.