The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, August 9
The government has passed its bill repealing the three strikes law, which automatically hands maximum sentences to criminals who commit three serious crimes.
New Zealand's last surviving veteran of the Second World War's bloody Battle of Crete – and possibly the world's - has died, aged 104.
Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump's removal of...
There are 5939 new community cases of Covid-19 today, as the virus response minister advises that New Zealand will remain at the Orange traffic light setting for now.
National MP Sam Uffindell says he's not the same person he was 20 odd years ago, after his involvement as a teenager in an assault on a younger pupil came to light.
A drunk woman allegedly assaulted a police officer after crashing her car into a hedge in North East Valley last night.
Despite the government's plea for everyone to wear face masks indoors, mask-wearing is hit and miss around the country.
Governments got it wrong dealing with the Omicron coronavirus variant, and more people need to wear masks, the head of a high-profile Australian medical institute says.
Prepare for the mullet hairstyle to get even more popular in New Zealand schoolyards. Aaron Gate might just have inspired a generation to both give cycling a go and let that hair flow underneath...
The Ministry for the Environment is going to monitor crucial Otago Regional Council meetings after an investigation raised concerns about councillor conduct towards staff.
A Dunedin doctor struck off after admitting a sexual relationship with a patient has had a small win after the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal reconsidered its penalty decision against him.
Staff at a South Dunedin sushi restaurant have been left shaken after a man was tasered after allegedly going on a window-smashing spree for the second time in one weekend.
A former Dunedin resident is making the most of opportunities offshore by recording at the same studio where The Beatles made music history and the Lord of the Rings soundtrack was forged.
University of Otago students gather after being turned away from the St David lecture theatre, in Dunedin, because of a power outage yesterday afternoon.