A 28-year-old man was taken into police custody yesterday after a search of a bush area in East Otago.
Some City Rise schools have warned pupils and their families about the presence of a child sex offender released into the community recently.
The state of neglect in Aurora’s electricity network has the potential to kill Dunedin residents and leave the city with a power crisis, a former Delta employee says.
The DCC's committee appointments may be in for a change before they have even been approved, after Cr Lee Vandervis refused a role then realised it could have been ''acceptable''.
Otago Polytechnic third-year fashion design students (front to back) Hana Hoskins (23), Eilish Lie-Olesen (21) and Rachel Kelly (20) check their creations yesterday.
Recent developments at the Otago Museum have been "transformational", award-winning Dunedin writer and conservationist Neville Peat said on Wednesday.
The Southern police district has a new boss.
Seven people from Southland and Otago were among 46 people to receive honours from Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at two investiture ceremonies at Government House, in Wellington yesterday.
A Mosgiel man has advertised work for a pest controller on Trade Me with some explicit points about the type of person he wants to employ.
A 20-year-old who led police on a 730km chase down the South Island has been granted bail.
A simple device designed by an inventive Dunedin mind has the medical fraternity buzzing.
Dunedin's reputation as a conference destination has been further cemented with another conference added to the growing list.
New University of Otago research highlights the value of walking after meals as an ''important tool'' in managing type 2 diabetes.
The Southern District Health Board has praised a Dunedin City Council planner for recommending the physio pool not be protected under the city's new planning rules.
The Dalmore Reserve came to life yesterday morning with the planting of a new community garden.
The sun and blue skies got the seal of approval from one sun-bathing pup yesterday.
With end-of-year deadlines looming, a day in the life of a University of Otago student can be put simply - study, stress, sleep, stress; repeat.
A first-year University of Otago student has been charged with making an intimate visual recording of another student at his residential college.
Three Dunedin chefs say there's no bitter aftertaste, despite having to haggle with NZ Customs officials for nearly three weeks to release trophies and medals won in Australia recently.
Otago's primary and secondary education sector was surprised yesterday, to learn Education Minister Hekia Parata will not be standing in the 2017 general election.