More than 30 youngsters had a smashingly good time, taking part in a series of afternoon activities, including chipping away at little blocks of ice to reveal small models of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures inside.
A person received treatment from paramedics after a kitchen fire in the Dunedin suburb of Calton Hill this evening.
Reality has hit Jason Alexander. He can't stop crying. He has barely slept. He can't "unsee" the images of his dead daughters.
After flying seriously ill children to Starship Hospital, Dunedin man Tony McCombe wanted to give something back.
Mark Wellington cherished the final years he spent with his wife after she was diagnosed with blood cancer.
The renovation of Dunedin's former prison has received a funding boost towards stage two of its refurbishment project.
More protein-rich snacks and other improvements are needed to counter a big problem arising from more than half of aged care residents not eating enough.
A former Child, Youth and Family worker accused of abusing nearly 20 boys can now be revealed as a man who once cared for a teen murdered in the back of a prison van.
The financial situation for New Zealand's District Health Boards is continuing to deteriorate, with newly released data showing all but one are in the red.
Aaron Salway lost his younger brother and father in a bushfire on New Year's Eve, but has had no time to grieve as he tries to keep his family and farm afloat.
Taylor, a 4-year-old English springer spaniel, has been among the hard-working rescuers during Australia's bushfire crisis.
Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains have dampened bushfires on Australia's east coast, bringing relief to farmers in three states battling a drought which has left much of the country tinder dry.
Armed police were called to the Brighton Caravan Park in a search for a stolen vehicle earlier today.
More than $300,000 granted for a memorial to conscientious objectors, a huge scrub fire in Middlemarch and the yellow-eyed penguin, or hoiho, is judged the nation's best bird.