After 6750km, five sets of tyres and more than a few adventures, Dunedin teenager Hamish Kirkman knows just how he will celebrate his arrival back home this week.
Finally, a Cadbury story with a sweet ending.
University of Otago researchers have made a ''significant step'' forward in understanding a key factor in Parkinson's disease, gastric cancer and melanoma.
Five hundred houses near Port Chalmers were without internet and mobile phone access for almost 24 hours following a Chorus fibre cut.
A 9-year-old boy is asking the ''mean'' arsonist who set fire to a playground in Mosgiel to remember what it was like to be a child.
A Dunedin man has been arrested in relation to the killing of a female sea lion pup.
Dunedin's historic Robbie Burns Pub will be closed for at least another nine months while earthquake strengthening is carried out.
Three branches of the Fletcher Building group will come together when 30 staff relocate to a new business ''hub'' at the former Carisbrook site in South Dunedin.
Public frustration over the delay-ridden Dunedin Hospital rebuild was evident at a meeting in Dunedin last night.
Buster, a Dunedin yellow-eyed penguin, is on the mend after another predator attack and is bulking up in a bid to return to the wild.
A North Dunedin liquor outlet has installed a new entrance to avoid breaching alcohol legislation.
A man has been arrested by police after a sea lion was shot dead in Dunedin.
Police are investigating after a fire at a playground in Mosgiel last night.
A Canadian tourist had a lucky escape after being caught in a rip at St Clair Beach yesterday.
Arts Festival Dunedin made a profit last year but shifting it to coincide with the school holidays ``did not work''.
A push to buy land and reopen the Chain Hills tunnel has received a boost from three private benefactors, who have each pledged $50,000 loans for the project.
Record numbers of migrants coming to Otago, headed by Australians, is seen as a vote of confidence in the region's economy.
The public has shed light on its preferred site for a new aquatic facility in Mosgiel but remains in the dark over car parking plans at both locations.
Having candidates compete to represent Labour in blue-ribbon rural seats is unusual and reflects a party on the rise, Labour Party secretary Andrew Kirton says.
King's High School pupil Fotu Peni (14) took the chance to cool off yesterday by leaping into Steamer Basin in Dunedin.