Staff were evacuated from part of Dunedin Hospital this morning after smoke in a room sparked a fire call-out.
Rotary Club of Dunedin president Lisa Wilson says the senseless vandalism of a public barbecue shelter built by the club for the public to enjoy is devastating.
Stage one of Dunedin hospital's new intensive care unit (ICU) has had its official opening and an official name change, to Te Puna Wai Ora-Southern Critical Care.
While the Government had hoped its latest pay offer to NZEI union members would encourage primary educators to avert industrial action this week, a Dunedin principal says the strike was inevitable.
The family of a man assaulted in a Dunedin road rage incident last week has thanked the members of the public who came to his aid, as the alleged assailant remains at large.
Students may be facing the largest rent increase in recent years but the head of the Otago Property Investors' Association says they are "getting off lightly''.
A Dunedin father says more boy racers than ever are speeding past his Caversham home, doing burnouts and putting children's lives at risk.
The University of Otago is predicting its roll will hit a six-year high next year, reaching 18,830 equivalent full-time students (EFTS) despite a national drop in high school leavers also being...
A man seen acting suspiciously in a building site was apprehended by a police dog team on Sunday night.
Demolition of the former Urgent Doctors' building on the corner of Hanover and Cumberland Sts in Dunedin - which will make way for an upgrade of the Centre City New World next door - is almost complete.
The number of online reports about Southern motorists using mobile phones while driving has nearly tripled in the past two years.
Three boys will appear in youth court today, having allegedly stolen a vehicle, after a Palmerston petrol drive-off became a Dunedin vehicle pursuit.
Strong military connections made the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, "the war to end all wars", particularly poignant for one Dunedin family.
Te Kaika could offer lessons for the Dunedin Hospital rebuild as volunteers create a Brockville community health and social services hub from scratch in 10 weeks.
The froth was with them as a group of Star Wars-themed beer enthusiasts explored the Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival at the weekend.
A Dunedin survivor is welcoming the news faith-based institutions will be included in an expanded Royal Commission of Inquiry into historic abuse.