An anti-TPPA protest at the Dunedin Club has ended peacefully.
Police are treating two car fires in Dunedin - including one in a central car park building that caused a pall of acrid smoke to drift over the city this morning -as suspicious.
A national decline in demand for Plunket's car-seat service will force the closure of the thriving Dunedin branch by the end of next year.
A Dunedin fizzy drinks institution may face a flat future as it fights to retain its alcohol licence after more than a century in business.
This time last year, Melissa Bell was the principal of one of Otago's top girls' secondary schools.
Two people are dead, one person has been seriously injured and another is unaccounted for after a car plunged about 150m off State Highway 2 in Hawkes Bay this afternoon.
Police have named the man who died after a "serious incident" at a Southland gold mine yesterday.
It could be seen as rubbing salt in the wound - asking Dunedin Hospital kitchen workers to shift to Auckland.
A man was pulled out alive more than 60 hours after being buried when a waste heap collapsed on an industrial estate in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen and there could be at least one other survivor, state media said.
A berry-growing ‘‘season from hell'' across New Zealand caused a buying frenzy of strawberries and raspberries in Dunedin yesterday.
Three New Zealand men have been arrested and convicted following an international operation to identify individuals involved in the distribution of child abuse material on the internet.
Christchurch police investigating a sexual assault in Lincoln have not ruled out the incident might be linked to an attack in the Ross Creek Reserve three days earlier.
A 3-year-old boy has died in a lagoon at Ocean Beach near Hastings, police have confirmed.
Police have arrested a 56 year-old man in relation to an assault of a female cyclist on Portsmouth Drive.
It's not only about salaries, promotions and career prospects - many companies in China have found they need to offer cleaner air within their offices to lure and retain staff.
Livestock suffer when pasture does not grow and lifestyle block farmers need to prepare now, SPCA Otago says.
The question is not whether Richie McCaw was offered a gong in the New Year Honours but whether he has accepted it - and more than half of New Zealanders believe he should.
The Dunedin City Council has stepped in to remove a pile of old vehicles from a Mornington property after the owner failed to move enough of the wrecks on time.
The future of Christchurch Cathedral is still up in the air, after the release of a government sponsored report this afternoon.
Fire danger remains high in many parts of the South Island because of high temperatures, low humidity and strong winds.