Tickets to Ed Sheeran's two Dunedin shows have all but sold out, promoter Brent Eccles, of Frontier Touring says.
One person has died following a crash on the Southern motorway near Mosgiel, police have confirmed.
Labour finance spokesman Grant Robertson tries virtual reality devices in Dunedin yesterday.
Children got the opportunity to have a positive medical experience while medical students got the chance to brush up communication skills with youngsters.
A Dunedin man has been accused of repeatedly violating a young girl in his homes and various motels around the country.
Firefighters clean up debris after a crash at the corner of Orari St and Andersons Bay Rd shortly after noon yesterday.
What lies beneath South Dunedin has intrigued many for decades.
The 1981 Derek Ball kinetic sculpture removed after it sent reflections from the sun flashing into nearby office buildings last year has been repainted and replaced.
Establishing a personal injury commissioner and other changes are needed to help hundreds of thousands of injured New Zealanders whose claims are declined each year by ACC, new research has found.
Senior Constable Kath Goodman had it all in hand, directing traffic in central Dunedin when the lights stopped working yesterday.
A rising tide of methamphetamine use and more illegal firearms in the hands of criminals have resulted in one of the busiest years for Southern armed offenders squads.
Many areas of Otago experienced the coldest temperatures of the year as ``severe frosts'' hit the region just before dawn yesterday.
A Blue shark has been filmed sliding beneath the surface of the Steamer Basin in Dunedin.
The Dunedin champion of a hotly contested chilli-eating competition fell in the last leg of the finals in Auckland.
Snow on Dunedin's Three Mile Hill and Mt Cargill on Saturday caused angst for numerous motorists.
Dozens leave their shoes at the door of a Forbury Rd heritage home during yesterday's Heritage Homes Open Day to raise funds for the Cargill's Castle Trust.
Beers were tasted, money was raised, and a ''terrific time'' was had by people attending a hospice fund-raising event in Dunedin at the weekend.
Former Dunedin musician David Pine talked about the impact of pressure on individuals during a speech to law and commerce graduates in Dunedin on Saturday.
Peter Friend collects rubbish from the tussocks at Brighton Beach during yesterday's Love Your Coast Brighton Beach clean-up. Organiser Rachel Martin said about 50 people had registered to take part.
The New Zealand Principals' Federation is angry it has taken more than a year for authorities to tell five Dunedin schools lead was found in soil samples from their grounds.