A woman was rescued after being caught in a rip near Lawyers Head, in Dunedin, last night, police say.
Police are investigating after the discovery of a body in a rural area north of Dunedin, as detectives and forensic scientists examine what appears to be a blood-spattered crime scene at a house in St Clair.
Dunedin police have appealed to the public for help after a miniature horse was stabbed 41 times in a "horrific attack" in Waitati and later died.
Visiting American researcher Ben Nicholson says a rare 19th-century flintlock revolving rifle held at the Otago Museum has high historical significance.
Moving to a new city is never easy, but the things that make you most nervous about leaving home are also the ones that should excite you the most - that is one of the messages Otago University...
Two men with Dunedin links are winging their way to Rome to join the fight for "zero tolerance'' of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the Catholic Church.
As the University of Otago celebrates 150 years, Jono Edwards revisits the sights and sounds of Orientations past.
Police say non-students "out looking for trouble'' started several fights and threw bottles at Campus Watch in North Dunedin on Saturday night.
Babies born to obese mothers may have increased risk of developing autism, a University of Otago associate professor says.
Forty-five scientists and marine policy officials are meeting at the University of Otago amid moves to use the Commonwealth's collective power to counter the threat of ocean acidification.
Dunedin Botanic Garden rose and herbaceous collection curator Linda Hellyer removes the heads of spent dahlias in the herbaceous border of the garden.
Conditions in the Southern Ocean are becoming increasingly challenging for Fedor Konyukhov, but the Russian adventurer remains stubbornly focused on achieving his goal.
A relationship reached a violent denouement when a teenager bit her boyfriend then smashed a bottle over his head, a court has heard.
Policymakers and planners should include accessible green spaces when designing housing environments, to boost the well-being of our ageing population, a University of Otago study suggests.
Members of the public entering Otago forests without permits are endangering themselves, given the ongoing extreme fire risk.
The debate over Lime scooters needs to focus on safety, not emotion, a leading safety regulator says.
A key figure in Dunedin's tourism sector says the review of Enterprise Dunedin is "a bit of a whitewash" and nothing will change.