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".
One in four University of Otago students who identify as queer have experienced harassment, including physical violence, while on campus, a survey has revealed.
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 Dunedin budget advisory service for people with mental health issues is closing.
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.
St Clair Surf Life Saving Club members Olivia Gold (18, left) and Anaia Wiparata (15) collect funds in Dunedin yesterday for the annual Surf Life Saving Summer Appeal.
Police say the threats against schools around New Zealand this week were hoaxes.
Developers of a planned three-storey building in the heart of Dunedin’s tertiary precinct plan to start construction later next year.
Visiting Dunedin’s Octagon to wait for the lighting of the Christmas tree has become a happy annual ritual for close friends Ella Kean and Ella Reid-Blair.
Work on the Dunedin City Council’s $300,000 upgrade of Logan Park ground to a halt yesterday after the discovery of what is believed to be asbestos there.
The man tasked with leading the governance group for the Dunedin Hospital rebuild has been given two new jobs by the Government. Andrew Blair, of Hawke’s Bay, was this week appointed chairman of...
The search for a new chief executive of the Southern DHB is taking longer than expected, commissioner Kathy Grant says.
Jennifer Rowe (left) and Andrea Woodford provide a snack for Kendal Angelo and her daughter Julie Brazil (1) at the Corstorphine Community Hub Whanau Day in Dunedin yesterday.
The Chief Ombudsman has launched an investigation into a complaint about the secrecy of the contract that ties the Southern DHB to a 15-year food service contract with multinational Compass Group.
Southern police have criticised the level of drink-driving in the district, as it was revealed more than 1000 people were convicted of being drunk behind the wheel during the past financial year.
Not many couples will be comparing notes on how much smoke and noise their tyres have made, after work this week, but Jodie Verhulst and Drew Donovan are no ordinary couple.
Discussion of a Deloitte report on troubled council-owned companies Aurora and Delta on Tuesday will be behind closed doors, and it is uncertain when they will make it into the public arena.