Staff at Dunedin's SPCA are being kept busy caring for about 30 kittens and cats - as well as three roosters - during the Covid-19 lockdown
Two tuatara hatchlings have been sighted at Orokonaui Ecosanctuary - possibly the South Island's first in several centuries.
Dunedin's first person to be charged with breaching the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions has been granted bail.
As confidence grows the country’s Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown is working, the South continues to stand out for the wrong reasons.
A man who has been on the run from police for months has finally been arrested and charged with possessing a weapon.
Extensive phone-calling by volunteers has strengthened Dunedin's community as preparations continue for a new wave of internet-linked Easter church services during the coronavirus lockdown.
A man who sexually assaulted a stranger and stabbed her with scissors has not been sufficiently tested to leave prison, the Parole Board says.
A 51-year-old man was arrested after he entered a Brockville shop, spat on the counter and then left.
Dunedin North MP David Clark’s political career hangs by the slenderest thread, after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday said he would have been sacked from his job as Health Minister if not...
The Southern District Health Board expects to be dealing with Covid-19 and its consequences for months, if not years, and long-term planning is already under way for that.
An essential worker is disgusted by the level of hostility that members of the community have been showing her and other essential workers while going about their daily duties.
A team of University of Otago dentists continues to work in high-risk conditions to provide emergency dental care during the coronavirus lockdown.
A man who sexually abused five children over 24 years still claims not to remember the offending, despite sitting down with one of his victims.
The proprietors of Dunedin’s Aurora on George motel made the decision to remain open during the nationwide lockdown, and are aiming to provide a place for essential workers and stranded travellers.
An Otago University lecturer and his students have made more than 600 litres of ethanol-based hand sanitiser in the past two weeks and cannot keep up with demand.