Recent tree cutting and pruning operations on tracks near Jubilee Park have destroyed ''magical bush walks'' there, Dunedin resident Pat Petersen says.
A quote to get a phone connected at a new East Otago house has sparked a chorus of angry comments from a farmer, including a threat to remove existing underground cabling.
Dunedin company Animation Research Ltd's entry into the emerging drone industry is just taking flight after the purchase of a massive eight-prop drone.
A United States Coast Guard icebreaker is towing a stricken toothfishing vessel with 13 New Zealanders on board to open water in Antarctica.
A Tauranga lotto player is $4.5 million richer after winning Powerball's First Division last night.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman complained of being sexually assaulted in Auckland's Albert Park yesterday.
A homicide investigation has been launched after a middle aged woman was found dead at a property north of Paraparaumu yesterday.
An Indonesian human rights advocate who campaigns to save domestic workers sentenced to death overseas has warned her government its new appetite for executions will backfire.
A man who allegedly threatened police with a knife during a stand-off in a Cairns beach suburb has surrendered and faces assault charges.
A nine-year-old girl has died in floodwaters in far north Queensland.
Two merchant ships and an Italian coast guard vessel went to the rescue of more than 600 migrants who sent emergency calls for help from their packed rubber boats near the Libyan coast.
The U.S. Northeast, pounded by three snow storms in as many weeks, is braced for even more blizzard conditions in parts of New England already buried under record-setting snow, forecasters said.
Kim Dotcom's long-running legal battle has suffered a blow after one of his co-accused pleaded guilty - and will now testify against his former colleagues.
Daphne Macfarlane, convener of the Outram Flower Show, displays her rose ''Ingrid Bergman'', which was a section winner.
Hampden resident Colin Jack is among the more than 100,000 visitors who have flocked to the Dunedin's Great War exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.
The highly successful Dunedin Neighbourhood Policing team has expanded its area of operation three-fold in the South Dunedin area.
A group of "murderous misfits" planned to massacre as many people as possible in a Valentine's Day shooting spree that police foiled after an anonymous tipoff, Canada's justice minister said.
The Ukrainian military said there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine with separatist forces trying to seize more territory before a ceasefire comes into force at midnight.
Britain might reduce welfare benefits for people who refuse treatment for obesity or drug and alcohol problems, Prime Minister David Cameron said.
The pages opened on Dunedin's festival of left-field performance art last night, with the programme launch of the 12th Dunedin Fringe Festival.