Get your daily dose of local news with the full The South Today bulletin for Wednesday, February 20.
Police say they are following positive lines of inquiry in the case of a miniature horse from Waitati who died following a vicious and prolonged stabbing attack.
Police have confirmed they are investigating a homicide after a body was found in a rural area north of Dunedin.
Dunedin resident Sophie Barker yesterday appealed to an international audience through BBC World News for people to better appreciate New Zealand's threatened and unpopular red-billed seagulls.
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A criminologist says the 11-year-old boy who stole a car in Dunedin, crashed and rolled it before fleeing the scene requires urgent intervention to stop him becoming a career criminal.
Dunedin police have appealed to the public for help after a miniature horse was stabbed 41 times in a "horrific attack" in Waitati and later died.
About 200 people gathered at Kakanui yesterday and around 30 surfers did a paddle-out to remember two men who were swept to their deaths last week.
Draco Kinley is about to go home - which is a very big step for a child who has lived in the children's ward at Dunedin Hospital his whole life.
A Kiwi American football star, turned missile defence advocate, has paid tribute to a rugby legend this week.
New students arriving in Dunedin are being offered a unique introduction to second-hand clothes shopping.
He's a charming criminal defence lawyer by day, but when it comes to quizzing, Shaun Wallace takes no prisoners.
A Five Rivers resident says watching dashcam footage of a close call she had with a rental van on Monday morning made her realise just how lucky she was.
The last time former jailhouse lawyer Arthur Taylor was in Dunedin he was on the run in a stolen Land Rover after escaping Invercargill borstal in the 1970s.