A group of men wandering central Dunedin demanding alcohol and cigarettes instigated two assaults against four people, police say.
While one in three children are still considered overweight in New Zealand, a new Otago study shows obesity among 4-year-olds is continuing to decline.
Not only is Matariki a time to celebrate the Maori new year, it is also a time to reflect on whanau and friends who have died over the previous year.
A new mural has been unveiled at Dunedin Airport to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The mural depicts the meeting of Prince Charles and Kuao Langsbury in 2005.
A Dunedin mother is says she is "gutted" by the extensive damage caused to her son’s car after it was stolen by a 12-year-old.
US President Joe Biden said he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in US policy on...
A Coroner has highlighted the dangers of driving on little sleep in a recently released report into the deaths of two Christchurch 16-year-olds in March 2018.
A nurse who stole credit cards from his patients, including one who was in surgery and another who had died, says he was acting out of desperation.
A Christchurch taxi driver who allegedly had a passenger point a gun at his head and threaten to shoot him has vowed to keep driving.
Dealing with a number of severely intoxicated drivers at the weekend has left Dunedin police disappointed.
For someone who wears two masks outdoors and refuses to start his car until everyone on board has their seatbelt on, it seems slightly "at odds" that Matt Fuller wants to learn how to disarm...
The death toll from powerful thunderstorms in Canada's two most populous provinces has risen to at least eight, as emergency crews continue a massive clean-up to restore power to half a million people.
One hotel employee was knocked out and another was concussed when they were assaulted while on a break at the weekend.
The completion date of Christchurch's new $533 million central city stadium has been pushed back again.
Cash and an Audi, worth almost $245,000 combined, have been forfeited after police put an end to a Christchurch man's drug-related business dealings.