A plan to fund a major study on options for a performing arts venue in Dunedin has been given a boost by Creative New Zealand.
Dunedin Night Shelter Trust chairman Dr Rob Thomson is sad the city needs a shelter for homeless people, but is "really glad that we do have one''.
A pair of former cafe owners say telling their regular customers the business was shutting was "horrendous''.
Meet Dunedin's newest police college graduate. Constable Nicholas Hall is one of three new officers working in the Southern region.
Spreading the "power of legal knowledge'' throughout the community is the aim of Community Law Otago through its Law for Tea sessions.
Visitors to Mercy Hospital were greeted with smiles and chocolates to celebrate the opening of the facility's new $3.5 million car park.
Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation has said.
Jittery Venezuelans have rushed to shops and lined up at petrol stations on concerns that a monetary overhaul to lop off five zeros from prices in response to hyperinflation could wreak financial havoc.
In a bid to claw back from one of its greatest criticisms, the Green Party says it has government support to include water extraction rules in the next review of the Overseas Investment Act.
A man who died near Auckland earlier today was crushed by a car he was trying to push after it had become stuck down a private driveway.
A boxer is in a "critical" condition after being knocked out while sparring in Wellsford, near Auckland.
National has criticised the Government's foreign investment plan after Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones' appearance on a current affairs TV programme.
Mexican marines say they have discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state where they destroyed 50 tonnes of methamphetamine.
"It's a big loss", a fire manager says of the damage a blaze caused to popular Dunedin restaurant No 7 Balmac.
US President Donald Trump has weighed in on a criminal trial as the jury considered a verdict, calling the fraud case against Paul Manafort "very sad" and lauding his former campaign chairman as a "very good person."
A funeral for legendary singer Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for August 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket.
A NZ-born helicopter pilot who died water bombing a major bushfire in Australia has been described as an amazing man with years of experience fighting fires from the air.