The treatment of a mentally unwell prisoner at the Otago Corrections Facility breached the UN convention against torture, the chief ombudsman has found.
Three people have been arrested following a cluster of assaults in Dunedin's student quarter over Orientation week.
The Dunedin Hospital rebuild group had little to impart except ''drivel'' and ''jargon'' at Tuesday's public meeting, and should not have called it if there was nothing to say.
A digger repositioned a large rock at St Clair beach yesterday, as part of work to shore up the sea wall's defences.
Concerns about the risk posed by a suspected earthquake-risk community hall in Maori Hill could point to more remedial work for the Dunedin City Council.
Third-year University of Otago students Brett Walker, of Fairlie, Jordan Edwards, of Balclutha, and David Ashby-Coventry, of Timaru, soak up the last of summer in their backyard pool.
Floating luxury docked in Port Chalmers yesterday.
In an age where many children are driven to school, being able to walk or ride a scooter to school was a novelty for many pupils at Arthur Street School yesterday.
The names of former University of Otago students, carved into lecture theatre desktops more than a century ago, proved an attractive offering at a Dunedin auction yesterday.
A star-studded gala concert supported by international opera singer Jose Carreras has been organised in London to support Dunedin soprano Anna Leese Guidi and her husband Stefano Guidi.
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.