Tears flowed as councillors expressed ''aroha'' for the Muslim community - and vowed to tackle racism head-on - at a special Dunedin City Council meeting yesterday.
A sex offender will remain behind bars for at least four more months as he waits for treatment for his predilection.
A Clinic in the University of Otago's Faculty of Dentistry closed yesterday due to high temperatures inside the building - the sixth time this month clinics have been closed.
A civic vigil in Dunedin in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack has had to change venue - from the Octagon to Forsyth Barr Stadium - so strong has the response been.
The sudden death of Kavanagh College principal Tracy O'Brien has left the New Zealand education sector reeling.
The Christchurch terror suspect told the landlord of the Dunedin flat he rented he would be leaving the flat in mid-March and did not need to renew the lease.
Police want to speak to a motorist who helped alert them to a fatal crash on State Highway 1 near Palmerston early today.
On Monday, Nisrine Zarzar ventured off her Pine Hill property for the first time since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
A car-swap gone wrong was the fuel for a man wielding a knife outside a South Dunedin fast-food restaurant, a court has heard.
The New Zealand Dental Association has rubbished an Otago academic's suggestion subsidies for dentistry would need to go hand-in-hand with limits on how much dentists can charge.
The deadline for the second round of submissions on the Government's controversial proposal to merge all polytechnics and institutes of technology has been extended.
Logan Park High School's annual Race Unity Day assembly has traditionally projected an atmosphere of celebration.
Islamophobic incidents in Dunedin dating from before the Christchurch terror attacks on Friday have come to light.
The grip of terror on Muslim pupils in Dunedin is so strong that the majority did not turn up for school yesterday.
Dunedin Botanic Garden staff have been left appalled by drunken damage they say is some of the worst they have seen.
A young Dunedin man injured in the mosque attacks on Friday tried in vain to save the life of a child who had also been shot by the gunman.
A Dunedin gun club member has joined calls for new restrictions on military-style semi-automatic weapons in New Zealand.