The good Samaritan who was killed while trying to help a dying motorcyclist was a 27-year-old Melbourne mother of two.
A Taupō woman forced to give birth to a stillborn child with no medical help at Rotorua Hospital is still suffering from PTSD six months on.
The Queensland government is defending the baiting and killing of sharks in response to two attacks in the Whitsundays last week.
Entrepreneur Derek Handley said no one from the Government has told him why he was dropped as New Zealand's chief technology officer after he'd accepted the job.
A failure by the Southern District Health Board to address issues with its ophthalmology service led to another man losing his sight.
Southern strawberry growers say their hearts go out to their beleaguered counterparts across the Tasman, and their association says scanners could be used to check for needles.
The Ravensbourne Boating Club's commodore says the club has no choice but to illegally flush wastewater into the harbour as a historical land ownership issue drags on.
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A $25,000 donation could help pay for a private prosecution of Otago University amid calls for the proctor to resign after he entered a student flat to confiscate bongs.
Dunedin artist Megan Brady tries out her wall-to-wall carpet installation at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, A Quiet Corner Where We Can Talk.
The songs are the 20th century standards that most of us know: Come Rain Or Come Shine, Stand By Your Man, Amazing Grace and more.
The Municipal Chambers clock bells will stay silent around the middle of the day this week to provide peace and quiet for nearby Arts Festival Dunedin events.
New Zealand professional pianist Michael Houstoun has been enthralling audiences internationally and in this country for more than 45 years. Last evening in Dunedin's Glenroy Auditorium the audience was reassured he remains ''top shelf'' in his trade.
St Paul's Cathedral requires a certain serious and respectful demeanour from the visitor, not being the sort of place to foster rough, loud or boisterous behaviour.
Sixteen women received honours in a special Suffrage 125 ceremony last night. There will be five more investiture ceremonies in Wellington this week.
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Wintry conditions are expected to continue tomorrow as the MetService predicts light snow flurries to 100m in Dunedin and other parts of the South.
Chilly Dunedin drizzle was never going to stop French tourist Georgia Bouffard (front, shredding) from enjoying a surfing lesson under the watchful eye of instructor Helena Sodergren.
Police have thanked members of the public who helped them apprehend a wanted man in Mosgiel yesterday afternoon.