Spreading Christmas cheer was the aim of a group of IT professionals who teamed up with FoodShare Dunedin to bake Christmas cakes and shortbread for the city's elderly.
Dunedin Highland dancer Serena Sangster (19) is set to realise a lifelong dream by performing at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Collector Ross Ingram accepts a donated can of food from Dunedin resident Jane Spencer in Cannington Rd, Maori Hill, last night to add to those already collected in a police car.
Renowned researcher Vimla Patel began her academic career at the University of Otago in the 1960s. She left Dunedin in 1968 and has never been back. But she would like to. Carla Green reports.
Traffic was backed up on State Highway One north of Dunedin following a four-vehicle crash this afternoon.
Last year, Otago Polytechnic student George Chalmers would cheerfully add four teaspoons of sugar to his cup of tea without a second thought.
Health authorities have issued a measles warning after an infected tourist visited parts of Wellington, Marlborough and Canterbury this week.
Indulge less, or at least mindfully, keep moving, take on water, kip longer, pack condoms, watch your budget, listen, cover up and stay off the kids' pressies.
A KiwiRail train driver has been stood down from duties after a near miss with a child at Levin Railway Station.
Keen animation enthusiasts have an opportunity to see how their favourite characters came to life in a Dreamworks Animation exhibition hosted by the country's national museum.
Kiwis are proving anything but flightless, by flocking to obtain new 10-year passports for overseas holidays this summer.
Firefighters are on standby across NSW as hot and windy conditions plague the state.
The cause of last night's inferno at a Takapuna office tower remains unknown - and photos from inside the scorched building show the extent of the damage.
The family of a 15-year-old Sydney boy accused of plotting a terror attack has broken down in tears after he was refused bail and taken from court wearing no shoes.
King's High School held its junior prizegiving recently. The prize list is. -
For firefighters, the cliche callout is "cat stuck up tree" - but when the call comes in that there's a kitten stuck in a car engine, they respond with all they've got.
The driver of a car that crashed, killing one man and injuring one other, is the son of Christchurch's infamous 'Black Widow' murderer.
A Muslim advocacy group evacuated its national headquarters on Capitol Hill after receiving a letter containing white powder.
A 14-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital from a remote forest hut last night after an accident on a school trip.
Karuna Sindhu Dasa knows he might not get his iPad back, but he is holding out hope for the rest of his bag.