Leaving Otago Harbour behind yesterday morning as they sail north on an eight-month journey around New Zealand are the Haase family, Jorg, Katrin, Mara (13) and Frauke (12).
Roading authorities have been left with a sticky mess, and a bill for repairs, after two days of soaring temperatures in Dunedin.
Almost 30 years after its last touch-up, the winter garden glasshouse at the Dunedin Botanic Garden is set for a total refurbishment — plants and all.
Despite a remarkable resurgence in heritage redevelopment in Dunedin, some prominent buildings stand empty and derelict. David Loughrey investigates.
Pete Hodgson says his new role leading the Dunedin Hospital rebuild means he will have to step down as chief executive of Otago Innovation.
Police attend a crash scene in Highcliff Rd, Andersons Bay, in Dunedin last evening after this vehicle hit a stone wall.
A Dunedin man’s decision to steal an $8000 bike and sell it to Cash Converters for $200 was "not the smartest move", a judge says.
A surf-lifesaving coach will be able to continue teaching children after a bar-room brawl, a court has heard.
Chris Cousins and Nicole Tomlinson watch from their boat as three orcas venture into the cross channel of Otago Harbour.
Shorts and jandals while on holiday at the beach? Good. In a courtroom? Not so much.
Port Otago is investigating a "multi-year project" to remove heavy vehicles from State Highway 88 to improve the safety of the route to Port Chalmers.
One person has died and at least eight other people have been injured in separate crashes across the North Island this afternoon.
A Hobart DJ has pleaded guilty to 'headbutting' former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott.
A Lower Hutt man believes the decision to line his berm with concrete blocks has saved his child's life after a car crash on his corner today - the third in 12 months.
Michael Wolff's explosive behind-the-scenes book about US President Donald Trump, 'Fire and Fury,' is headed for television, Hollywood trade publications reported.
A British Minister for Loneliness has been announced by Downing Street.
In the midst of a heatwave in the South, Southland town Mataura has been suffering through a water shortage after a significant drawdown of water from its main water source.
A Queenstown resident has launched a petition calling for a ban on freedom campers in public reserves.
The University of Otago is uncertain about how much support the new government will put behind the Predator Free 2050 campaign.
The Government has confirmed tax relief is available for farmers who are experiencing hardship in drought conditions.