The opening of the new, expanded gastroenterology unit at Dunedin Hospital is set to coincide with the roll-out of the national bowel screening programme across the southern region.
People in the South are being urged to ensure their GPs have their correct contact details as the national bowel screening programme continues its roll-out. Screening letters going out
Waitati School is calling for its school signs to be improved before someone gets hurt.
People visiting Toitu Otago Settlers Museum for a hot cuppa after the dawn service on Anzac Day will also be able to view artefacts from 1918 in the museum's military section.
Looking out over the crowds attending Anzac Day services next Wednesday will be bittersweet for Dunedin RSA president Major (Rtd) Lox Kellas.
The dawn service on Anzac Day will be especially poignant this year, as New Zealand moves into the final year of the World War centenary commemorations.
One Dunedin man wants the Government to offer more funding to allow people with disabilities into jobs.
The Highlanders lent their strength to an exciting construction project at the Dunedin Botanic Garden this week.
A guide instructing Southern district police officers to remain tight-lipped to media about the nationality of drivers involved in fatal crashes remains active, despite its creator leaving the force.
Ella Stokes catches up with sports fanatics from an older age group to see what they enjoy trying their hand at.
The Southern District Health Board's #EndPJParalysis 70-day challenge began this week.
Protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security have led to the deaths of at least three people, including a police officer.
Hyde Street Party goers appear to be well behaved so far, event organisers say.
A Mexican judge has blocked a company associated with US toymaker Mattel from commercialising the image of artist Frida Kahlo, her family says.
An Air New Zealand flight to Japan with 256 passengers has turned back to Auckland because of a problem in the cabin air system.
North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula.
European and US airline regulators have ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident this week.
Students have flocked to Dunedin's Hyde St Party after a slow start this morning, organisers say.
Britain's Prince Charles has been approved as the successor to the Queen as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group's heads of government.
US actress Allison Mack has been arrested on charges that she recruited women into a secret society led by self-help guru Keith Raniere in which they were forced to have sex with him.