The magic of Christmas seems set to spread over Otago and Southland this year.
The owner of a demolition yard at the centre of an investigation into missing authentic materials from Dunedin's Chinese Garden says he has done nothing wrong and has nothing to hide.
Middlemarch farmers affected by the washout of the Mt Stoker Bridge during the recent floods may have a replacement before the end of this week.
A Brighton couple who were the victims of a brazen theft say their faith in humanity has been restored.
A Dunedin safety campaigner says an incident in which an intoxicated Auckland e-scooter rider received serious injuries was a "warning flag", highlighting the need for tighter safety controls.
A man was arrested and charged with murder overnight in Dunedin after a young father died from injuries in Christchurch earlier this month.
A man was caught trying to take a trolley-load of goods from a Dunedin Warehouse, as reports of theft and burglary in the city spike in the lead-up to Christmas.
Cracks in land around a St Clair property - which led to the evacuation of four houses last week - appear larger than first thought.
An international theatre consultancy has been hired to undertake a more than $300,000 study into Dunedin’s performing arts woes, following the closure of the Fortune Theatre.
Kana, the leopard seal pup that was born and died on St Kilda Beach late last year, yesterday became a new highlight of the Otago Museum’s 150th anniversary exhibition.
Sara Cohen School pupil Sean Fletcher was overjoyed to get a toy car from teacher Tony Martin, who dressed as Santa.
After having her baby taken from her, a woman made a series of racist threats to her Oranga Tamariki case worker, a court has heard.
A firefighter prepares to cut up a tree which crashed down on to a car parked in Princes St near The Kensington tavern yesterday afternoon.
The Dunedin City Council is offering free parking for shoppers in the central city leading up to Christmas.
Both the benefits and the downsides of international tourism are felt keenly in the South, a new survey shows.
Tradesmen are again being asked to remain vigilant and secure their tools after another targeted theft at the weekend.
Tourists are being urged to give wildlife space on beaches in Otago as part of a national Department of Conservation campaign.