The former Fitzroy Hotel on the border of South Dunedin and Caversham has a new owner.
Pool access is becoming an equity issue for some Dunedin primary schools who say they are struggling to keep their pools operational. Principals and the New Zealand Educational Institute are...
A 3-year-old boy shot and wounded his father and pregnant mother with a 9mm handgun that he pulled out of the woman's purse while searching for an iPad, police in New Mexico said.
Thirteen government soldiers and at least as many civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine's separatist conflict after the collapse of peace talks, Kiev authorities said.
As many schools burst back into life this week, education reporter John Lewis and photographer Christine O'Connor went back to class. They sat at the back at Taieri Beach School, learning about a day in the life of sole-charge teacher Liz Bishop.
The finding that most fish oil sold in New Zealand provides less benefit than promised is concerning, but will not put him off the ''rock star'' supplement, Arthritis New Zealand southern region educator Dave Cox says.
Brenda Stebbing and son Theo (10), of Dunedin, admire a banded whio held by Department of Conservation ranger Bubs Smith at the Mangatepopo River, in the Tongariro Forest Park.
Residents of a Christchurch house ravaged by a "turret of flame" in a fire overnight had only been there for a week, a neighbour says.
A ticket bought in Hokitika won $6.5 million in Lotto's Powerball overnight.
The Dunedin City Council's last long-serving senior executive has signed off from his general manager's role.
The victim of a homicide in Taranaki on Friday night has been named.
Islamic State militants have released a video which purports to show the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, who the al Qaeda offshoot had been holding hostage.
New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, striking a conciliatory note on debt talks after a turbulent start to office, has called the European Central Bank chief to assure him that Athens was seeking an agreement.
The man accused of murdering New Zealand woman Warriena Wright has been sharing dating tips on an online bodybuilding forum.
The family of a Dunedin woman who had her head split open with an axe fears her attacker will finish what he started.
Fifteen University of Otago academics have been promoted to full professorships for the coming academic year.
Community workers based at Dunedin Community House in Moray Pl are fed up with the inconsiderate behaviour of some Dunedin motorists and pedestrians in their leased central-city car park.
Pukehiki residents are taking action to save their new recycling depot, amid concerns the Dunedin City Council could shut it due to dumping of non-recyclable rubbish.
Emergency services attend a single vehicle crash in South Rd, Dunedin, yesterday morning.
The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the investigation say.