Burglars have vandalised the Royal Albatross Centre and stolen cash in an early morning raid on the popular wildlife attraction in Dunedin.
The long and colourful story of a seven-inch gun, once part of Dunedin's coastal defences at Fort Taiaroa, took another turn when it arrived at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum by crane yesterday.
Dunedin's Northern Motorway and the Haast Pass now have dedicated MetService snow warning systems.
Police have lauded the behaviour of the dozens of rugby fans who packed central Dunedin bars yesterday morning for the All Blacks Rugby World Cup opening game against Argentina.
Animals large and small will be blessed in Dunedin next month.
The Saturday Morning Music Classes’ demonstration concert in the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday included performances ranging from small groups to an item featuring several hundred musicians.
A University of Waikato student won the Dame Malvina Major Foundation Dunedin Aria finals at the Mayfair Theatre last night.
Firefighters were unable to revive a person after a house fire in west Auckland this evening.
Greek leftist Alexis Tsipras has stormed back into office with an unexpectedly decisive election victory, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece's battered economy to recovery.
The suggestion that Winston Peters could be prime minister in a job-share agreement if NZ First holds the balance of power is a joke, John Key says.
Preliminary discussions in the Kim Dotcom extradition hearing have been dominated by finger pointing over alleged dirty tactics from both sides.
A new board being recruited to oversee Forsyth Barr Stadium's physical requirements could also advise the Dunedin City Council on its $89 million investment property portfolio, it has been suggested.
One person has died in a collision between a car and a truck in the Waimana Gorge in the Bay of Plenty.
A man in a wheelchair was killed when he was struck by a freight train on the Kapiti Coast this morning.
Evacuations are looming as heavy rain pounds parts of the North Island today, causing slips, flooding and fast-rising rivers.
A man who was believed to be intoxicated died in police custody in Rotorua on Saturday afternoon.
Police have named the man who died in a head-on collision in Canterbury yesterday.
All Blacks fans will be pleased with this morning's 26-16 win against Argentina in London, but many bars opening in the early hours to host the Rugby World Cup game live didn't get customers they might have expected.
Casey Pike, of Alex and the Lads, performs during Ampathon 2015 at Re:Fuel in Dunedin on Saturday. Amped Music project co ordinator Dallas Synnott said 10 bands and performers were part of the Ampathon gig this year.
Thirteen migrants, including six children, died when their boat was wrecked in Turkish waters, a Turkish coastguard source said.