SPCA Otago has launched an investigation after five newborn puppies were dumped in Dunedin.
Dunedin's largest primary school is being told to review its procedures after a mother accused it of negligence over the treatment of her 6-year-old son.
The Government has been accused of avoiding its responsibilities after research showed homelessness rates in Dunedin have increased by 70% since 2001.
Mercy Hospital is performing cardiac surgery for Dunedin Hospital.
The owners of Larnach Castle are hoping the discovery of half a bookcase in Christchurch may lead them to the other half of what is a piece of the castle's original furniture.
People should move beyond mere tolerance and try to understand more about others with different faiths and cultures, an Islamic scholar says
A teenager has been arrested and charged with the attempted knifepoint robbery of Highgate Dairy, in Dunedin, earlier this month.
University of Otago staff and students yesterday protested against proposed cuts to what many called ''the critic and conscience of society''.
''Injured and maimed'' patients had to wait among a ''throng'' of others in a short-staffed Dunedin Hospital emergency department recently, a local woman says.
A teenager has been arrested following the attempted robbery of Highgate Dairy, in Dunedin, earlier this month.
About 400 people gathered opposite the University of Otago Clock Tower this afternoon to protest proposed cuts to the University of Otago humanities division.
The mammoth process to determine rules concerning Dunedin development continues today, and Dunedin City Council staff are recommending a cautious approach in rural residential areas.
A pair of Syrian refugees made a move towards more independence by getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time yesterday.
Dunedin's city centre will hum today, as more than 900 secondary school choristers and their musical directors arrive for the largest national choral festival the region has ever hosted.
The ''poorly managed and rushed'' bowel cancer screening programme seems unlikely to be signed off by the Cabinet anytime soon, Labour’s Annette King says.
No-one was hurt in a collision between a car and a bus at the intersection of Glenpark Ave and Argyle St, in Mornington, Dunedin, about 5.40pm yesterday.
The 28-year-old woman accused of two armed raids of St Kilda businesses has been released from custody.
Scaffolding is rising outside the former Dunedin prison as stonemasons at a South Dunedin business prepare the way for the building to return to its original form.
Taieri Beach resident Allen Eade is breathing a sigh of relief after his beloved fishing boat was refloated off a sand bar at Taieri Mouth, with minor damage to the hull.
Police have dropped drug charges against a man who could not stand trial for cultivating cannabis after the police officer who was meant to give evidence was rostered on a night shift.