Thousands of New Zealanders had their DNA illegally taken and stored by police over a four-year period, which may have jeopardised several future prosecutions.
Mentally unwell children - including an 8-year-old - have been admitted as inpatients to adult mental health wards more than 1300 times during the last five years as the health system struggles to keep up with the number of children in crisis.
Hard work is continuing at the Otago Museum to prepare for the planned opening next month of the museum’s redeveloped science centre.
A speech made by King’s High School rector Dan Reddiex at his school prizegiving has received overwhelming public support.
Only fifteen more sleeps remain until Dunedin’s 20th annual Santa Parade.
It's the big new attraction in Calton Hill.
Fulton Hogan staff (from left) summer intern Michaela Day, environmental engineer Lydia Perkins and site foreman Gordon McGregor inspect the opening to a stormwater chamber in Great King St...
Infection prevention specialists yesterday joined forces with the Ministry of Health to develop a national response plan to counter antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
Maintaining good hand hygiene in hospitals remains a crucial tool for reducing microbial infection, Prof Dan Diekema, a United States specialist in infectious disease control, says.
A man accused of killing an endangered sea lion pup last November is taking his case to trial.
Clementine George (left) and Liza Tykhonova model garments designed by third-year bachelor of design (fashion) student Ruby Lin at the Collections Fashion Show in the Otago Polytechnic Hub last night.
There’s a jarring anachronism in this photo, as a man inadvertently photo-bombs Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations and manages to stand out even more than those whose intention was to do just...
Otago residents will be part of a nationwide test of a new emergency alert system next week.
The master plan to redevelop Dunedin’s Steamer Basin could be Dunedin city’s "what if" moment.
With more Filipinos than ever now calling the Waitaki district home, the Filipino Waitaki Incorporated basketball league 2017-18 season has expanded to eight teams.
More than 600 patients will attend urology super-clinics today and tomorrow at Dunedin Hospital.
St John, an organisation which saves thousands of lives a year, marks its 125th anniversary today in the city where it started: Dunedin. Mike Houlahan reports.
A University of Otago professor has suggested McDonald’s played some sort of covert role in stoking the recent outrage in the Ronald McDonald House row, an accusation it rejects. Health reporter...
Residents of a Kaikorai Valley road say they have had enough of noise from a nearby factory keeping them awake at night.
You might think it sounds a little bizarre making jewellery out of cheese, but Brogan Nuttall thinks it’s a cracker idea.