A bowel screening programme that began a year ago is having a significant impact on the lives of Southern residents.
A vessel has been towed to Port Chalmers after after it lost power off the coast near Dunedin, sparking a call for help to nearby boats.
Southern DHB chief executive Chris Fleming has apologised for not meeting a man whose arm was almost severed in a workplace accident at Dunedin Hospital, on the day of the incident.
King's High School has appointed former Timaru Boys' High School rector Nick McIvor to replace Dan Reddiex.
The Environment Minister has joined the chorus of voices expressing a lack of confidence in the Otago Regional Council's ability to finish a major water project.
The fragile state of the Antarctic's ecosystem will be at the heart of this year's Dunedin Midwinter Carnival.
A Dunedin constable and his plucky young German shepherd have taken out the top prize for a rookie dog team, following 41 successful tracking missions in less than a year.
A man who killed an Otago-trained surgeon with a single blow at a Melbourne hospital is the first to receive a minimum 10-year jail sentence under Victoria's 'coward punch' laws.
More than $500,000 in fines and reparations have been imposed on the Southern District Health Board and a contractor after a man's arm was nearly severed in a workplace accident.
A Chinese tourist pleaded guilty in the Dunedin District Court yesterday morning to causing a crash near Lake Tekapo which killed his mother and parents-in-law, and injured four other people.
Holden Club of Dunedin members line up their vehicles at the Dunedin Ice Stadium car park before beginning their drive to New Plymouth yesterday for the 15th New Zealand Holden Nationals.
Drug testers KnowYourStuff have confirmed cathinone C86, from the ''bath salts'' family of drugs, has been found in Dunedin - and are warning people against taking it.
Changes to the way we watch live coverage of the Rugby World Cup are being likened to The Muppet Show, leaving some older rugby fans complaining like Statler and Waldorf.
Dunedin scientists have helped discover oral cancer biomarkers which could eventually save thousands of lives.
Growing frustration by governments over some of the activities of giant social media companies have resulted in huge fines and threats to jail chief executives, a computer scientist says.
The University of Otago hit most of its performance targets last year, including the largest number of Maori undergraduate and postgraduate students to graduate.
The harbourmaster's new boat has passed test drives with flying colours, but its name will remain a secret until a formal reveal.