Rescue crews near Miami are combing through tons of rubble for survivors of the predawn collapse of part of an oceanfront residential tower, with officials reporting at least one dead and nearly 100 more missing.
More than 300 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Fiji over the past 24 hours as the current outbreak continues to explode in the community.
The first of the crucial day five test results are expected today, after Wellingtonians turned out in their thousands to be swabbed for Covid-19 yesterday.
A Dunedin church will be leading the charge as churches and bell towers around the world mark the 200th birthday of an invention that revolutionised bellringing.
If a rabbit tucking into pansies outside the Dunedin Railway Station was perplexed by its environment, it did not reveal its puzzlement.
A "fear of failure" among pupils is one of the reasons why a Dunedin secondary school has scrapped level 1 NCEA exams.
A Land Rover handover is looming after previous tensions over ownership of the fire-fighting vehicle have been resolved.
Transport needs to be pushed up the Otago Regional Council’s priority list, a regional councillor says.
A national proposal to shorten the duration of resource consents is "short-sighted", an Otago regional councillor says.
The only adult in a group of 12 who burgled a student flat of nearly $11,000 of property has narrowly dodged imprisonment.
Plans to establish a not-for-profit eating disorder treatment centre have moved much closer to reality through the purchase of a $1.1 million rural property.
A digger clears scrub from a site in Wharf St, Dunedin, once proposed to host a 27-storey 5-star hotel, earlier this week.
A set of moa bones due to be auctioned in Dunedin this Sunday could be one of the last sold in the country if a law change is successful.
Dunedin researchers have used a laser microscope to shed new light on a century-old dog biscuit used to feed sledge dogs in early Antarctic exploration.
A study of last year’s main Covid-19 lockdown highlights the need for the wellbeing of young children to be a key focus in future pandemic planning.
A Dunedin criminal trial was postponed this week because of a lack of jurors — the first time it has happened in the city in living memory.
Volunteer South has launched new-look Dunedin volunteer awards, to replace earlier and discontinued Otago-wide awards.
A Melbourne man who attended a super-spreader social event in Sydney's west has tested positive for Covid-19 after returning home.