Convicted wife killer Colin Bouwer has spent time in hospital for his as-yet undisclosed health issues, a parole board decision reveals.
Assaults, robberies and burglaries are on the rise in the South and the Police Association believes an ''under-investment'' in policing could be a factor.
The Dunedin man who died after falling from a fourth-floor balcony in Thailand earlier this week was only days away from returning home.
Seven bank staff and University of Otago staff volunteers pitched in early yesterday and quickly redeveloped and transformed a planter box vegetable garden area at Sara Cohen School, Dunedin.
Former Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly finished her four-year leadership of the health board yesterday.
Otago passed its first tsunami preparedness test yesterday with flying colours.
Police attended three crashes in the Dunedin area yesterday morning.
Unseasonably warm weather will dominate Otago forecasts for the start of spring.
It took more than manpower to move a fire engine which became stuck in mud yesterday after it was involved in the rescue of a man who reversed his car over a bank.
What do you know about the 11 candidates who are contesting the 2016 mayoral election? We put the questions to Scout Barbour-Evans.
Seldom does Hekia Parata get an opportunity to wear gumboots.
The Dunedin City Council will probably go ahead with a plan to refurbish Ross Creek Reservoir, despite costs blowing out by about $2 million.
A spike in chimney fires in East Otago last month has firefighters asking people to get their flues, chimneys and fireplaces checked.
Student celebrations involving dressing up and skylarking are nothing new in Dunedin, as a video from the 1950s shows.
A person has been treated by ambulance staff after their car collided with a stock truck in East Taieri this morning.
Grieving colleagues of a Dunedin man who fell four storeys to his death in Thailand have described him as someone who was adventurous with a love for travel.
The All Blacks and Wales test match in June added $8.3 million to Dunedin, an economic report has revealed.
A fallen tree branch closed School Rd North, in Mosgiel, for about 45 minutes yesterday.
A 33-year-old Dunedin psychology student has appeared in court in relation to a wild car ride which left a trail of destruction in Mornington.
Young musicians from throughout Otago took to the Kavanagh College auditorium stage last night to vie for the regional Rockshop Bandquest title.