Vans have a notorious reputation for being the vehicle of choice for fleeing burglars, kidnappers and covert surveillance.
Talk is mounting on the left that Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will not seek a third term at October's local body elections and will endorse a rising star on council, North Shore councillor Richard...
Southern GPs have been warned they could be treating as many as 5000 Covid-19 patients a month within a matter of weeks, should an Omicron outbreak sweep across Otago and Southland.
Members of Dunedin’s Tongan community came together to share hugs, tears, prayers and a specialist education last night in an effort to support each other and better understand the tragedy that had...
Successive years of successful breeding seasons could one day put Dunedin on the map as just the second mainland breeding colony of the threatened New Zealand sea lion in the past 150 years.
After 25 years in prison and 336 counselling sessions, a North Otago killer is still not fit for release, the Parole Board says.
A magpie has gone from being blown from its nest to forming an unlikely bond with a Dunedin man’s pets.
Traffic near the Ravensdown fertiliser plant is expected to be back to two lanes as culvert repairs are completed.
Department of Conservation operations director for the eastern South Island Nicola Toki has been appointed the new chief executive of Forest & Bird.
A Dunedin motel owner says he will no longer supply emergency accommodation after a resident rammed a police car in a KFC drive-through next door.
Demolition continues on the former fabrication shop at the Hillside railway workshop in Dunedin yesterday.
The Dunedin City Council expects to have a plan in place to deal with its multimillion-dollar toxic mess underground in South Dunedin by the middle of the year.
Many events have fallen victim to Covid-19, but the Brighton Gala Day remains a constant through troubled times.
The University of Otago’s announcement that it had accepted 103 redundancy applications out of a total of 195 was disappointing, the staff union says.
Meat Loaf, the US rock star whose debut "Bat Out of Hell" became one of the best-selling albums of all time, has died aged 74.
A tearful and apologetic Adele has postponed a series of Las Vegas at the last minute because half her crew was sick with Covid and the pandemic has caused delivery delays.
A Tongan man, hailed as a real-life Aquaman for surviving 27 hours at sea after a devastating tsunami struck his island, said he went under nine times before latching onto a log and making it to safety.