A Dunedin cleaner found guilty of beating his boss to death with a hammer wants his conviction quashed because his autism was not raised at trial.
A Dunedin parish opposed to the blessing of same-sex civil marriages has withdrawn from the Anglican Church, its minister saying homosexuality is an "abomination".
A South Dunedin rest-home evacuated twice in the past three years because of flooding is building a 2m-high block wall to prevent it happening again.
Misinterpretations of the word "trivial" in the NCEA level 3 history exam on Wednesday have prompted some senior Otago secondary school pupils to sign a nationwide petition.
A week-old proposal by the University of Otago and other providers to create a virtual school for rural health remains very much alive despite the Government killing off an alternative school of...
Gaininge a further $17.6 million will help Healthier Lives researchers, hosted by the University of Otago, to improve health research and counter the obesity epidemic, Prof Jim Mann says.
A cellular black spot enshrouding one Dunedin coastal suburb is stifling growth and putting residents at risk. Cellphone coverage in Tomahawk/Ocean Grove is at best patchy and at worst non-existent...
Cyberspace is packed with information about the sometimes magical health benefits of foods from almonds to baby spinach to seaweed. David Loughrey tries to negotiate a day of eating after...
The return of a "city engineer" role will help the Dunedin City Council tackle a backlog of work across the city, it has been suggested.
There are some incidents retiring rescue helicopter paramedic Ian Ridley will carry with him forever.
The announcement this week of an expanded Royal Commission into the abuse of children is a bittersweet milestone.
Workers are taking great care to stop carcinogens spreading as they dismantle the asbestos-ridden Fryatt St sheds.
A range of privacy safeguards are to be instituted by the Southern District Health Board (SDHB) in the wake of the embarrassing loss of a document containing the personal details of 23 breast...
Christmas is coming early for 30 Dunedin dance students, as they take to the stage with the Royal New Zealand Ballet this weekend in its touring production The Nutcracker.
A Dunedin man has received a police commendation for coming to the aid of a passenger after a car crash and attempting to save her life.
Six and a-half million dollars was paid out in redundancy money by the University of Otago this year — more than the previous four years combined.
Since Lime e-scooters launched in Auckland and Christchurch last month, more than 300,000 individual trips have been taken on the service, and it is set to expand into Dunedin and Wellington...