The mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were named during a ceremony in the Japanese capital on Sunday.
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has shaken the centre of the country today, taking place 25km northwest of Picton, and 73km in depth, around 3.15pm.
Three police cars were called to a crash between a petrol tanker and a van on Cumberland St in Dunedin this afternoon.
A gunman who holed up in an Los Angeles supermarket after allegedly shooting his grandmother and girlfriend has been arrested, leaving the Trader Joe's store in handcuffs.
Police are interviewing a dozen partygoers and combing through evidence after a young woman died of her injuries after a fight at a Melbourne CBD apartment.
French tightrope artist Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga impressed hundreds of Parisians with a performance that featured a walk on a rope suspended 35 metres above the ground.
Capsicums could be in short supply in supermarkets over the next few weeks, after biosecurity concerns were discovered at the border.
The Dunedin City Council has engaged a contractor to complete feasibility studies to identify a preferred option for a landfill site.
Freedom camping ‘‘pop-up’’ areas in Dunedin were discussed at a Saddle Hill Community Board meeting.
A face-lift of cricketing facilities at a Mosgiel park will make it ‘‘one of the nicest grounds around’’.
Newly appointed Keep Dunedin Beautiful co-ordinator Allison Wallace is just a few weeks into the role, and is keen to get the ball rolling on beautification projects across Dunedin.
A boost in Government funding for home heating and insulation is an exciting opportunity for Dunedin homeowners, a local advocate says.
Constant high demand from people in need has left the Salvation Army Foodbank scrambling to cover some basic food staples.
Dunedin funders have stepped into the breach, providing support to enable the Methodist Mission to continue running the Early Years Hub for the next year.
Businesses in Great King St are concerned about losing car parking when the Otago Regional Council’s bus hub is built, but many feel the hub will bring more foot traffic to the area.
The Dunedin City Council is on the hunt for suitable space for new recycling hubs following the ‘‘overwhelming’’ success of the first two.
The Dunedin City Council is planning intersection changes as Barnes Dance pedestrian crossing is to be installed at the intersection of Moray Pl and Princes St.