A crash in the Dunedin suburb of Green Island, which left a woman in hospital with moderate injuries, sounded like a "gunshot", an eyewitness says.
A popular Otago Peninsula tourist destination has received $633,000 in conservation funding to continue its critical work protecting the endangered yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho).
A man who left his girlfriend with a life-long brain injury in a drunken crash 11 years ago is back in prison for new car crimes.
Veteran athlete Jim Blair is disappointed he won't be competing in the NZ Masters Games, but says he'd rather be in Red than be dead.
A Norovirus outbreak which began in Dunedin Hospital earlier this month has been resolved and all wards affected have reopened.
With a black belt in karate around your waist, you can defend yourself from most manners of evil — but not a heart attack.
December was a bad month for Dunedin City Council staff and contractors, who endured a sharp increase in abuse and harassment from the public.
Mayor Aaron Hawkins believes the Dunedin City Council is on track as it prepares to consider its Draft Annual Plan next week.
A Dunedin nurse who posted online threats against medical professionals involved in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout cannot practise medicine and is no longer working for ACC.
The Government has outlined its three-phase response to the impending spread of Omicron, but there are concerns that testing centres will be unable to keep up with demand as cases rise.
Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a crash in South Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
A commercial fisherman made "fundamental errors" that put endangered dolphins at risk, a court has heard.
A repeat rapist who abused a schoolgirl and five women still lacks insight into his actions despite being locked up for more than six years, the Parole Board says.
Pasifika aid groups in the South responding to the volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami which struck Tonga earlier this month are desperate to secure one important item.
The Southern District Health Board faces the possibility of prosecution after a scathing inquiry by the health and disability commissioner into the death of a woman with a serious heart condition...