There are 8638 new community cases of Covid-19 over the past two days, and 24 more people have died with the virus.
At a time when more children and teenagers are suffering mental health problems, the specialist services that treat the severest conditions are more stretched than ever.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed via videolink to crowds at Britain's Glastonbury Festival for support, urging them to spread the truth about Russia's invasion and to pressure...
Victorians are no longer required to wear masks inside airports, and select vaccine mandates have also been scrapped.
The US Supreme Court has overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women's constitutional right to abortion, a decision condemned by President Joe Biden.
Two Dunedin mayoralty candidates are calling for a review of new speed limits on the Otago Peninsula.
The findings of an investigation into the Otago Regional Council’s response to illegal dumping in the Clutha River will be discussed in private next week despite assurances of transparency.
Crowds flocked to Matariki events across the South, as they embraced New Zealand’s new public holiday.
The looming health reforms represent a time of change and a time of opportunity for the southern primary health organisation WellSouth, chief executive Andrew Swanson-Dobbs tells health reporter...
This cabbage tree beside Highcliff Rd on Otago Peninsula has seen it all before — sunrise on the shortest day.
The Otago heats for New Zealand’s nationwide music performance showcase for youth, Smokefree Rockquest, were held in Mosgiel this week.
Nearly two dozen of the 428 piles required for the new Dunedin Hospital have sprouted across the central city site.
This weekend is expected to bring a reprieve from the bitterly cold and frosty days which have gripped much of Otago and Southland this week.
Emergency services follow up yesterday after a house fire in North East Valley, Dunedin, on Thursday night.
A mid-1800s painting of Port Chalmers by an unknown artist has been sold at auction in the United Kingdom for more than two and a-half times its official valuation.
A group of Southland high school pupils swapped the classroom this week for a "hands-on" experience learning more about the infrastructure industry.
Dunedin City Councillor Steve Walker and his wife, Liana Machado, were part of a group of volunteers who spent Matariki morning cleaning up litter on Portsmouth Dr.
Five naked and intoxicated NSW students taking part in a hazing ritual must have been terrified by a man who attacked them, a judge says.