A former US. Marine acted with forethought and malice when he fatally shot Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper," prosecutors told a Texas jury.
Otago Polytechnic is offering free level 2 study as part of a Government push to increase the number of people with level 2 qualifications.
The publisher of United States' rap star Eminem is taking the National Party to court, with a hearing set down for next week.
The company marketing a Dunedin-made diagnostic device is competing for a slice of a more than $5 billion United States Government Ebola fund.
It is not the Otago Regional Council's role to protect more intensive farming systems, council chief executive Peter Bodeker says.
Unlike their Australian counterparts, New Zealand museums are not being pressured to focus on the nationalistic aspects of World War 1, Otago Museum director Ian Griffin says.
A Kaikorai Valley business was broken into early yesterday, in an incident possibly linked to other commercial burglaries, police say.
Despite what many people think, evidence of the ''badness'' of saturated fat is as strong as ever, University of Otago nutrition authority Jim Mann says.
A reunion marking 46 years of a Taieri spinning and weaving group was a chance to thank members who were no longer able to attend, secretary Sarah Gamble said.
St Mary's School (Dunedin) volunteer Linda Hartstonge (left) and pupils Sophie Deerness (6, second left) and Kiera Mullens (7) show some of the soft toys pupils at the school made for children in Dunedin Hospital's emergency department.
Tourists found themselves driving in circles, but other than that, work yesterday that closed Portobello Rd on the Otago Peninsula went off without a hitch.
March is going to be an action-packed month for Dunedin music-lovers, with some of the world's biggest names in alternative music playing at Port Chalmers bar, Chick's Hotel.
When Hamish Spencer calls his wife an old fossil, it is not the insult people might think.
Some new software released in Dunedin yesterday will be a breath of fresh air for breast-feeding mums.
Underwater flight - looking over a Yellow-eyed penguin's shoulder from Tawaki Project on Vimeo. Bobbing up to the surface of the sea, a yellow-eyed penguin takes only a small breath before she dives down again in her search for food.
A Dunedin film fan tweeted her way on to the red carpet at the Baftas.
Hours before allegedly hacking his wife and daughter to death, Mark Lundy told a work client he had tried to increase his and his wife's life insurance for $1 million.
A man accused of attacking and robbing a tourist in the early hours of last Wednesday has been arrested today.
A man was severely beaten, stomped on and robbed and police are seeking witnesses to help bring his attacker to justice.
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse is continuing to stonewall over what he knew about Police inquiries into former MP Mike Sabin, saying Police have not confirmed any investigation so he can not comment on it.