One person is in custody following an alleged armed robbery at a South Dunedin dairy this afternoon.
Much of the country is set to bake in sweltering temperatures this weekend, but the heat comes with a number of warnings.
A powerful earthquake has struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 18 people and collapsing buildings near the epicentre of the tremor.
China says 41 people have now died from a new coronavirus that has infected more than 1300 people globally.
The Ministry of Education is investigating costs relating to uniforms to identify whether they could be reduced.
The death toll from New South Wales' unprecedented bushfire season has climbed to 25 after the body of a 59-year-old man was found in a home on the state's South Coast.
A German man has killed his parents and four other members of his family in a small town in the country's southwest.
A woman who lost her son in the Pike River Mine disaster says enough money has been poured into the re-entry effort.
A projected loss of $3.5 million of operating surplus at the Green Island Landfill will affect rates next year, the Dunedin City Council says.
The search for a teenage boy missing in the sea off Dunedin has been called off for the day and police say they are now searching for a body.
Collectively, the caregivers of Otago schoolchildren will spend millions on school uniforms this year. Emma Perry looks at the cost of sending children back to school.
Dunedin mum of seven Grace Curwood has plenty of experience buying school uniforms, but each year is a massive struggle.
They clamber down banks, buildings and cliffs to rescue people from hard-to-get-to places. But few people know about the Dunedin fire lines rescue crew. Daisy Hudson headed along to a training...
When the Puketeraki marae in Karitane recently hosted 130 people — including 110 from Hastings — organisers said the event was an incentive to put further recycling measures into action.
To mark a recent visit to Karitane by a big group of youngsters from Hastings, a street artist has painted a striking mural of a Karitane elder.