A firefighters' union has criticised ongoing staff shortages, saying Fire and Emergency New Zealand is playing "Russian roulette" with the lives of the public.
Dunedin firefighters have intervened to save a cat which was stuck ‘‘all day’’ on a retirement village roof.
One tunnels trail was backed, some capital spending was accelerated and Dunedin remained on course for a 6.5% rates increase.
A Dunedin mother is says she is "gutted" by the extensive damage caused to her son’s car after it was stolen by a 12-year-old.
The MetService is warning those in coastal areas of Otago and Southland to keep their hatches battened down.
A new mural has been unveiled at Dunedin Airport to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The mural depicts the meeting of Prince Charles and Kuao Langsbury in 2005.
A "bit of community friction" came to a head when a nunchuck-wielding man made violent threats in Waipori Falls, a court has heard.
Dunedin support workers rallied together in protest yesterday to fight against poor working conditions and they say the lives of clients are at stake.
A group of young eco-warriors armoured in gloves and beanies braved the biting cold yesterday to help preserve the environment around Lake Mahinerangi.
A sex offender serving an indefinite jail term has been smearing faeces on prison walls and acting violently.
The death of an ex-All Black’s mother on a Central Otago farm has prompted a coroner to recommend changes to farm-vehicle guidelines.
Community groups had limited success at loosening the Dunedin City Council’s purse strings at annual plan deliberations.
A group of men wandering central Dunedin demanding alcohol and cigarettes instigated two assaults against four people, police say.
Not only is Matariki a time to celebrate the Maori new year, it is also a time to reflect on whanau and friends who have died over the previous year.