An Invercargill police officer who murdered his wife claimed the woman ''broke my heart, my soul''.
Alaya Cunningham has been visiting Santa Claus at Dunedin’s Meridian mall since she was born.
A loose wheel sparked a large scrub fire near Clyde yesterday, Fire and Emergency New Zealand says.
Business owners were left fuming in Mosgiel yesterday after an outage cut power across parts of the Taieri and surrounding areas.
Dunedin Beekeepers' Club member Tom McMurtrie contains a swarm of bees after they were discovered near a home in Arthur St.
Fire crews have managed to contain a large scrub fire burning close to the main highway near the Clyde cemetery in Central Otago.
Hai, zaijian! (Or hi, goodbye!) Those are two of the many words Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has added to his vocabulary since starting to learn Mandarin.
KiwiRail could not resist a "super cute" request from children at Maheno Kindergarten (pictured) and last week one of its trains slowed as it passed the North Otago town, causing a sensation among the 2 to 4-year-olds.
One person died and three others were injured in a car crash south of Milton on State Highway 1 yesterday afternoon.
State Highway 1 has reopened south of Milton after a fatal crash this afternoon.
Otago Polytechnic graduands paraded along George St ahead of their graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall today.
Fears over the potential contamination of Mosgiel's drinking water means the DCC will switch the township to the city's supply, to minimise health risks.
The Fairfield School choir sings carols before the lighting of the Octagon Christmas tree in Dunedin last night.
A long-time Oamaru boatie says while the Oamaru Harbour surrounds are attracting much attention these days, the harbour itself should be more of a focus.
An artificial wicket and a blue car were the only signs of colour on a dried-off Patearoa cricket ground this week.
An "infinity room" called "The Void" is one of the striking features of the Otago Museum’s redeveloped science centre, which opens to the public this month.
The American television journalist fired by the NBC network for inappropriate sexual behaviour had not long passed New Zealand’s good-character test.
The water is back on in Roxburgh, but travellers will have to wait until at least Friday before SH8 through the town opens.
A person was taken to Dunedin Hospital after a ute crashed into adjoining businesses in Kaikorai Valley yesterday.
Tourists are waiting for up to half an hour atop Mount Roy for the chance to pose for that one, special photo.