As the Government considers a national tsunami text alert system, a Dunedin developer says the answer is already here.
New University of Otago research shows bacteria once dismissed as "simple" and "boring" can actually boost their defences to viral threats by "talking" to each other.
A Dunedin family wants as many marine reserves in the South as possible and believes the South-East Marine Protection Forum has fallen short in its proposal.
While you tick items off your Christmas shopping list, spare a thought for those who ensure your Christmas gifts reach the correct letterbox.
Buzz Aldrin has tweeted from his hospital bed in Christchurch today after he had to be evacuated from the South Pole with fluid in the lungs.
Dozens of coffins carrying those killed when a plane flying Brazil's Chapecoense football team crashed into a mountain are making their final journey home.
Musician Ray Columbus has been farewelled at a ceremony at St Patrick's Cathedral in central Auckland.
Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has accepted his shock election defeat, 22 years after seizing power in a coup.
Two members of New York City's council are calling on President-elect Donald Trump to provide federal funds to reimburse the city for the $1.4 million-a-day cost of protecting him and his family in their Fifth Avenue home.
A Kiwi father-of-four has died in Melbourne eight days after being hospitalised for "thunderstorm asthma".
Delta management has acceded to staff calls for more open communication with the public and promised to work together in future to fix the network.
The man in charge of Otago Civil Defence is throwing his weight behind calls for a fast-tracked national tsunami alerting system.
One in four University of Otago students who identify as queer have experienced harassment, including physical violence, while on campus, a survey has revealed.
Creating a poster about methane gas at an Enviroschools hui at Pirates Rugby Club in Dunedin are Wakari Primary School year 5 pupils (from left) Emily Kena (9), Charlie Bauchop (10), Natalie...
A man who put a 3-year-old into a scalding bath, causing the boy’s skin to "flake off", has been jailed for nearly four years.
A Dunedin budget advisory service for people with mental health issues is closing.
Otago’s coastal communities dodged a bullet when a tsunami generated by last month’s Kaikoura earthquake took aim at the South. Now the race is on to be ready when the next one strikes. Chris...
The threat of a tsunami inundating Otago’s coast is not just hypothetical.
Protestors cut up eftpos cards and held a banner outside ANZ’s Moray Pl, Dunedin branch yesterday to counter fossil fuel investment.
A 34-year-old man was arrested following an assault in which a man was thrown through the window of a Corstorphine house last month.