Dunedin residents can help the dire situation of New Zealand’s native birds in various ways, environmental advocacy groups say.
The massive rebuilding project at SPCA Otago’s Opoho animal shelter continues against a backdrop of major change for the animal welfare organisation.
Installing CCTV cameras in central Mosgiel could cost up to $17,000.
A Dunedin military researcher is seeking information from Otago people whose ancestors fought in the South African Boer War between 1899 and 1902.
From pounamu to plaques, time capsules and trees, Otago Polytechnic can now remember its memorials accurately with the creation of a memorial and commemorative register.
Giving patients, families and the community a stronger voice within the health sector is the focus of the newly formed Southern District Health Board Community Health Council.
Fears are growing for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried a mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province, with reports of only three survivors so far.
The wild things came out to play in the Octagon tonight as luminous nocturnal creatures invaded for the Dunedin Midwinter Carnival.
Four Kiwis rescued from a remote Pacific island after their yacht ran aground on a reef are safely aboard a Fiji Navy patrol boat headed for Suva.
Two cars were badly damaged in a crash in Mosgiel.
British investigators said they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk.
Who would have thought algae could be a beautiful thing?
Dunedin police are keeping an open mind over whether two robberies within an hour yesterday afternoon were linked.
A billionaire real estate developer from Macau will go to trial in Manhattan on charges he bribed senior United Nations officials to support a multibillion-dollar conference centre he hoped to build.
Saudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations demands so far reaching it would appear hard to comply.
Kiwis will be alive and kicking for 10 years longer by the end of this century, according to the latest findings and forecasts from the United Nations annual population survey.
The Fiji Navy is due to arrive at a remote Pacific island this afternoon to pick up four Kiwi men, stranded after their yacht ran aground on a reef.
Wellingtonians were woken by shaking this morning as a 3.8 quake rattled central New Zealand.
A mystery backer funded the volunteer scheme for overseas students working on Labour’s campaign — and even Labour does not know who it was or how much was involved.