A 24-room hotel planned for a heritage listed building in Stuart St near the Octagon has been given the go-ahead.
A man caught masturbating in the ''Teen Space'' of the Dunedin Library was on bail on a charge of rape at the time, a court has heard.
Finally able to thank in person two of the firefighters who saved her family after the Abbotsford landslip in Dunedin is Suzanne Emslie, together with Laurence Smith (left) and Allan Bridger.
Doctors are reluctant to refer potential bowel cancer patients to the trouble-plagued Dunedin Hospital gastroenterology department in fear a colonoscopy request will be declined, a local GP says.
University of Otago scientists today made a tantalising announcement, that next week, near Loch Ness, they will reveal the findings of an international study into Nessie's existence or otherwise.
A Dunedin sex offender may join another local predator in a special residence for the most high-risk criminals.
Dunedin National list MP Michael Woodhouse has stepped into the euthanasia debate, introducing an amendment to the End Life Choice Bill.
A 13-year-old girl has been forced to leave school after a video of her performing a sex act on an older teen spread, a court has heard.
A new collaboration bringing together cancer researchers from three different universities has been awarded a $2million grant by the Cancer Society.
The University of Otago is encouraging students to come forward and report any inappropriate behaviour, on or off campus, after reports a religious group dubbed a cult is operating in North Dunedin.
Taking part in a classics quiz night at the University of Otago last night are Dunedin North Intermediate pupils (from left) Libby Wilson (12), Sarah-Jane Frisby (12), Aisha Rizwan (13) and Grace...
Having a ball at the 110th birthday celebrations of the Roslyn Scout Group in Dunedin are Keas Lyra Stephens (6) and Ethan Chong-Guo (7).
A ''long and gruelling campaign'' has ended with primary and intermediate school principals voting to accept a new settlement from the Ministry of Education.
New insights by researcher Liam Harold could help prepare the way for part of an eventual new drug cocktail therapy to counter tuberculosis.
A man who drove a car into Otago Harbour swam away then evaded rescuers before being found in a hypothermic state more than an hour later, police say.
A man who swam away after a driving a car into the chilly waters of Otago Harbour at Broad Bay was found in a hypothermic state and risked drowning, the Coastguard says.
Kiwi cancer survivors are facing big challenges returning to work, suggests University of Otago research pointing to a potentially huge health problem in New Zealand.
A Dunedin fire investigator is again appealing for residents to take care when disposing of hot ashes after they caused two fires in Dunedin yesterday.