A Dunedin bar manager who pleaded guilty to stealing $1300 from his employer turned up to court claiming he was innocent.
A first-time animal fosterer is paws-itively thrilled to be opening up her home to a family of felines, and is encouraging more people to take the step as the SPCA prepares for kitten season.
A sex abuse survivor who helped push for a royal commission in Australia says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has ''mocked'' the victims of abuse in faith-based institutions in NZ.
Police are commending a group of teenagers who helped stop a ''troubled'' 13-year-old Mosgiel boy on a joy ride.
A Dunedin man whose driving caused the death of a ''local identity'' has avoided conviction because of the unique nature of the case.
The opening of a cycle and pedestrian bridge spanning the Water of Leith has been delayed until next month.
About 550 overseas teachers have already been screened by the Ministry of Education and are ready for New Zealand schools to hire.
Chocolate will be coming off the conveyor belts of Dunedin's newest chocolate factory as early as next week, after the last of the manufacturing equipment was installed yesterday.
Yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) nest counts seem to show a ''reassuring'' halt to the decline of the species on the mainland.
A 19th-century steam locomotive with a colourful history is still returning to Dunedin, but its arrival is likely to be delayed until next year.
An electricity substation on the site of Dunedin's new hospital needs to be relocated, a process expected to cost $15 million and take three years.
University of Otago molecular microbiologist Associate Prof Peter Fineran has won a top international science prize for outstanding early career research.
Today's NZEI strike by Otago and Southland primary and intermediate teachers appears to be dividing parents in the community.
The latest Otago Embroiderers' Guild exhibition has gained ''very positive feedback'' from the public, guild president Brenda Burton said yesterday.
A motorist involved in a crash with a taxi on the way to Dunedin Airport yesterday may have avoided missing their flight thanks to a kind-hearted officer who gave them a lift.
Barnes Dance trials are being proposed by NZTA for the two Albany St intersections in Cumberland and Great King Sts.
Planned protests by primary school teachers will be held around Otago and Southland tomorrow, and more than 1000 demonstrators are expected to gather in the Octagon.
Dunedin police found a patient that had escaped for more than two hours in the Brockville and Halfway Bush areas last night.