Responsible camping ambassadors are having a big effect on campers' behaviour and locals' attitudes towards them, authorities in the South's freedom camping hotspots say.
Moy Kim Ng experienced demanding work in Cantonese rice paddies and raised eight children, but even in her last years, the 108-year-old was a swift hand at poker.
A large commuter car park will have less space for vehicles when a long-delayed upgrade is finally carried out later this year, the Dunedin City Council says.
Work to plug sinkholes appearing above old coal mine workings in a Fairfield reserve is expected to begin within weeks, the Dunedin City Council says.
Dunedin's Pizza Hut stores are again the subject of health and safety criticism after a worker was snapped not wearing shoes while preparing food.
Ten years after a devastating car crash, the SDHB has apologised for not attempting to diagnose a former Dunedin man’s brain injury which likely contributed to years of an inability to hold a job and outbursts of anger.
Sometimes it takes intricate police work to crack a big drug case. Other times evidence falls into their lap.
School pupils from throughout the country are learning more about the surprising world of nanochemistry by creating bright colours in fluids.
A five-time drink-driver went berserk when he was arrested and had to be pepper-sprayed into compliance, a court has heard.
Firefighters turned up at Jody Williams’ door in the middle of the night four years ago to give his son medical care. He went to the station the next day to thank them and has been a volunteer firefighter ever since.
Resource consent has been granted for a new three-storey apartment and office building, Montrose House, in Dunedin North.
A Mosgiel unlicensed builder who reportedly drove several people to bankruptcy has been sentenced to home detention.
A witness to a crash on the Dunedin Southern Motorway this morning said a car rolled after it hit a spare tyre which had come loose from the vehicle in front.
Auckland still commands all the attention when it comes to house prices but the big real estate story over the last year has been Dunedin's "relentless" property market.
A prominent medical professional has walked away from a year-long court battle with his clean criminal record and anonymity intact.
Meat production at a 100-year-old Dunedin company has ceased and 13 staff have been made redundant but the owner of The Craft Meat Company says the business will live on.
After days of hearings, several protests and a whole lot of paperwork, an Austrian company's ship has started drilling deep into the Earth's crust in the Great South Basin.