Logan Park High School Year 12 student Tayla Ward has returned from competing for the New Zealand women's luge team at the World Cup in Austria, Germany and Italy during December and January.
A Mosgiel lobby group says it will accept a proposed Countdown supermarket as long as conditions are met.
Abbotsford School children were greeted by a smiling assassin on their way to school last week.
Hugh McLeod-Jones does not have the square shoulders of Tom Walsh or the massive barrel chest of Jacko Gill.
Muster a musterer, maintain the mower and bench-press your better half - the Strath Taieri A&P Show is coming.
A bequest has enabled St John to buy a new $200,000 ambulance to service the Taieri area.
Three University of Otago students will soon be meeting Nobel laureates at a high-powered scientific gathering in Japan.
A candid documentary about a Dunedin musician is making the global film festival circuit.
Andrea Harbour has tried oysters from as far afield as Vancouver and Nova Scotia, but says the bivalve molluscs produced in southern New Zealand are a cut above the rest.
A Chinese New Zealander has been detained in China after entering the country illegally to see his 87-year-old mother for Chinese New Year.
Police said speed appeared to be a factor in a car crash at Cape Foulwind yesterday afternoon which left a 19-year-old Canterbury man dead.
A 20-year-old driver who got caught in the operating unit of a recycling truck today is recovering after coming out of surgery.
A tourist driver who ran a stop sign and caused a crash that killed her father in Canterbury last month was holidaying in New Zealand to try and recover from depression caused by the death of her partner in a motorbike crash.
An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula, causing eight vehicles to back up on the narrow road.
A company has been told to "shove that down ya cake hole" after being forced to pay a humiliated former employee more than $168,000 for its "revenge" driven response to a rude cake.
A launch date has finally been confirmed for Netflix in New Zealand - and it's just weeks away.
A Mosgiel woman who stole $38,000 from her employer by fraudulently using refund payment request forms, was sentenced to five months' home detention and 150 hours' community work.
The number of serious disciplinary matters at the University of Otago almost doubled over the past two years.
A man will appear in court today after a police officer suffered numerous bite wounds to his head and cuts from a pitbull dog in Foxton yesterday.
Unconnected calls to *555 on Saturday night were because of ''unprecedented demand'', police say.