Dunedin is not going to take the loss of the world's steepest street title lying down.
Police are searching for a teenager who allegedly broke into a South Dunedin charity shop and stole a cash register yesterday.
Part of a residential wall in St Kilda was broken yesterday after being hit by a car, which was also damaged.
Bowel cancer is the gastrointestinal cancer most commonly diagnosed - but an oncologist and cancer researcher wants to raise awareness of a number of other potentially deadly forms.
Several elective surgeries had to be postponed last week at Dunedin Hospital after winter demand meant the facility ran out of beds for patients.
The small town of Waihola, south of Dunedin, has upgraded the safety of its lakeside children's playground.
Eight young men and women pitted their skills against each other in Bannockburn recently, for the title of Young Viticulturist of the Year.
About 800 birds were on show at the 135th Oamaru Poultry, Pigeon and Canary Society Show over the weekend.
A travelling Dutchman has finally completed the last leg of a ''100,000km journey across the world, in an electric car''.
A front-end loader works to reposition large rocks shunted aside by recent powerful swells at St Clair Beach yesterday.
Celebrity chef George Calombaris has been dumped from a tourism campaign after he was fined for ripping off restaurant workers almost $8 million.
A Waikouaiti woman says she feared being deported back to the UK after officials in Brisbane couldn't read her electronic visa.
Canadian authorities are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after the highway murder of Australian tourist Lucas Fowler and his US girlfriend and the disappearance of two teenagers.
The government is to establish a firearms register and make major changes to the licensing regime, in the second phase of gun law reforms.
Hundreds of rat baits will be placed across Sydney in response to a rise in the rodent population across the city.