Twelve jobs are under threat at specialist Dunedin engineering company D.C. Ross, after its shareholders placed the company, more than 50 years old, into receivership.
Some might say it is beginner's luck, but the group of Wakari School pupils who have just won the South Island Tournament of Minds on their first attempt disagree.
Electronics and medication were stolen from houses in Mornington between 8.30am and 4pm on Monday.
An academic audit group has praised the University of Otago for the importance it places on encouraging students to engage with their study.
Community anger over last year's flooding was in evidence last night as Dunedin City Council candidates fronted up to a South Dunedin audience.
Dunedin's mayoral and council candidates have been grilled by Otago University students at an election forum.
''Serious injuries'' sustained by schoolboy rowers on Otago Harbour two years ago came ''very close'' to being fatal.
A restricted licence driver in her unwarranted and unregistered Mercedes Benz has admitted leaving a trail of destruction after a drunken wild ride through a Dunedin suburb.
ACC must not be left to fix the problems identified in a crucial report concerning the disputes resolution process without independent oversight, claimants' advocacy group Acclaim Otago says.
By Alida Chay - Year 11, St Peter's College
By Sian Hutchins - Year 11, St Peter's College
By Max Callaghan - Year 10, St Peter's College
By Sol Wyatt - Year 10, St Peter's College
A Perth man who paid for a homeless Kiwi woman to fly home says he helped because he doesn't like judging people.
A body found in a Franz Josef workshop is that of the owner, Clive Raymond Jenkins.
A highly esteemed teacher has been struck off after admitting to a sexual relationship with a student in the 1970s.
Colin Craig has told a jury in graphic detail about a kiss he shared with his then press secretary Rachel MacGregor on election night in 2011.
A strong typhoon has made landfall on southwestern Japan bringing heavy rain that caused floods, forcing flight cancellations and prompting local authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more...
A 46-year-old Tokoroa woman has died after being hit by a truck and trailer unit while walking along State Highway 1 at Kinleith in the early hours of this morning.
An orphaned baby koala in Australia has found solace cuddling a fluffy toy marsupial in the absence of his mother as he recovers from the trauma of her death.