The occupants of four St Clair houses were ordered to evacuate their properties immediately last night, following the discovery of a dangerous landslip on the hill above.
Until recently, Brockville woman Bev Collis would have been in hospital for a week or more following a fall which dislocated her shoulder.
After being fined by his own council for an environmental infringement on his Waikouaiti farm an Otago Regional councillor says he "made a mistake''.
A 12-year-old girl was so badly abused by her mother she had to be taught how to eat again, a court has heard.
Cash and Prezzy cards worth about $2000 were stolen from the Kokiri Training Centre on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Once only a heartbeat away from disaster, Kathy Howard has plenty to celebrate when she graduates from Otago Polytechnic today.
More than 730 graduands will graduate in person from Otago Polytechnic in two ceremonies this afternoon after marching down the main street with friends and family earlier today.
Former Night ’n Day chief executive Tony Allison has been appointed chairman of the Dunedin Airport Board.
Dunedin residents will continue to be vulnerable during extreme weather until there is a better understanding of the city's flood risk, an independent audit has found.
Emergency services are attending a crash in St Kilda this afternoon after a driver reportedly failed to observe a stop sign at an intersection.
Port Otago is looking to double its dredging efficiency with the purchase and delivery of a barge worth more than $1.5million, which was towed from Auckland to Dunedin this week.
A "hare-brained" armed robber who targeted an isolated North Otago store was trembling for two hours after the hold-up, a court has heard.
One person has received minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident on Somerville St, in Dunedin tonight.
The Dunedin City Council has today issued dangerous building notices to four houses in St Clair, after a landslip was assessed to be posing an "imminent safety threat".
New Zealand needs to be voicing concerns about illegal activities that occurred during the United Kingdom's Brexit vote, Prof Robert Patman says.