Phone companies are concerned after hundreds of mysterious calls to Otago and Southland residents in the middle of the night.
No people or pets have disappeared in the Cargill's Castle area lately, but given the large and mysterious Triffid-like plant growing nearby, no-one would be surprised if they had.
The Royal Albatross Centre will put to the side a neighbourly water squabble and potentially spend millions on a tidal-powered desalination plant.
Dunedin-developer equipment that measures brain function is being used in a zero-gravity environment to help discover why brains work better in space.
A record 67 school pupils will next week attend a University of Otago summer camp for senior pupils from rural, small and low-decile schools throughout the country.
Some criminals do extensive planning, but when it comes to murder there is still ''no such thing as a perfect crime'', a United States forensic pathologist says.
Dunedin Hospital rebuild leader Pete Hodgson has taken the first step in stamping his identity on the project, appointing an advisory group to provide local government, iwi and transportation advice.
The newest puppy patrol recruit and the constable fostering him both have high aspirations in Dunedin's police force.
A Dunedin man jailed for eight and a-half years for sexually abusing his partner, has been released on parole.
A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a workplace accident in North Dunedin this afternoon.
No arrests have been made after a cyclist was allegedly rammed by a car in central Dunedin at the weekend.
Local government and iwi representatives are among organisations invited to form a new group to advise on the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital.
A former Dunedin student jailed for raping and beating his partner - at one stage impregnating her during an attack - has been granted parole.
A fire in sand dunes on Warrington Beach, north of Dunedin, yesterday is being treated as suspicious.
NCEA pupils have been known to dive off the wharf into the freezing harbour basin or go on a bike ride around the South Island to celebrate their results at this time of year.
A majority of submitters support the Dunedin City Council's proposal to gradually reduce the number of gambling venues in the city.
A George Ellis Contracting digger clears a channel through Brighton Beach yesterday morning so the Otokia Creek can flow freely into the ocean.
The curtain has fallen on the popular Stage Challenge and J Rock school competitions, leaving many Otago schools shocked and disappointed.
A 6.5% rise in community fundraising meant the Otago Community Hospice ended the last financial year with a $114,982 surplus.
A Dunedin woman has been found guilty of blackmailing a fellow boarding-house resident.