An Otago tradesman charged with sexual violation after an alleged incident at a Waihola public toilet will appear in court on Friday.
The Dunedin City Council is claiming victory after the Court of Appeal ruled in its favour in a long-running legal battle over the Saddle Hill quarry.
Police and the army have destroyed explosives left at a deceased person's property by blowing them up at a quarry near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The weather will be relatively warm and dry for Otago and Southland on Anzac Day.
A Dunedin driver more than five times over the breath alcohol limit had an unlikely explanation for a car crash - it was because of a fluffy bunny.
An Otago scientist is developing a 'critical' test that can help close the gap created by healthcare inequities in Maori and rural communities.
More than a third of Otago tenants have chronic issues with mould in their homes, according to a recent study by Consumer NZ.
The ripples from the bombing of the Greek yacht Hellas on April 24, 1941, reached all the way to South Otago. Mike Houlahan looks back at the sinking and how it tore apart a local family.
An East Otago man who attacked a murder accused while behind bars for repeatedly beating up his partner has been jailed for nearly three years.
A young woman was taken to hospital after crashing her car into a power pole in Green Island yesterday morning.
A brief service in memory of New Zealand Railways employees killed in wars will be a feature of Dunedin's Anzac Day commemorations tomorrow.
The University of Otago has begun to roll out extra surveillance for the student area. Two of its 26 new CCTV cameras are now operational.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's exterior lighting has been turned to red to mark Anzac Day.
The ACC is not the major employer looking to boost Dunedin job numbers by 300, the government agency says.
A Royal Commission on historic abuse in state care will ``fail'' survivors - including those still suffering in Otago - unless faith-based institutions are included, a campaigner says.
Parents need to nurture their children's mental health from a young age as half of all cases of mental disorder start before the age of 14, a psychologist says.
Dunedin residents have had their say in record numbers on the Dunedin City Council's $850 million plan and now it is up to councillors to decide on the final outcome.
A University of Otago zoology student is working on turning people from arachnophobes to arachnophiles.
A quirky fundraiser for the hihi or stitchbird, which went global on social media, has hopefully proved it is a "bird worth backing'', an Otago researcher says.
Otago is again ablaze with the colours of autumn, but botanists say the season has come a little later than usual this year.