Police are appealing for two good Samaritans who helped a cyclist violently attacked on Portsmouth Dr in Dunedin to come forward.
Dunedin-based TVNZ reporter Megan Martin has decided to organise a run to ''reclaim'' the Ross Creek reserve and raise money for Victim Support after a woman was tied up and sexually assaulted there on Monday night.
A female cyclist was accosted and punched by a man in a random attack in Portsmouth Dr, Dunedin, on Saturday.
Tourist vans in three recreational area car parks have been targeted in a series of thefts from vehicles.
A Mosgiel man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a piano landed on his chest.
A man wielding a knife slashed a man in an Underground station in east London station, reportedly screaming "this is for Syria", before police used a stun gun to detain him in what they described as a terrorist incident.
Don't put those jerseys away just yet. Some areas of the country are set to shiver again, with the MetService issuing a snowfall warning and cooler temperatures forecast for the South.
Dunedin's historic courthouse will be saved, strengthened, restored and have all its court service returned to it.
As sheriff's investigators threaded past the battered cars, cast-off tires and rusted farm equipment cluttering Brent Nicholson's front yard, there was no hint of the sinister stockpile hidden behind his windowless front door.
A property boom is resonating around Dunedin after several record months in the city's residential real estate market.
The forces behind Dunedin's sudden housing boom show no signs of abating, three of the city's real estate experts believe.
US investigators are increasingly convinced the California shooters planned multiple attacks, given their stockpile of weapons, and are looking at whether the Pakistani woman involved radicalized her American husband, officials said.
Police have confirmed that the body found in South Dunedin this morning is that of a 51-year-old woman.
Chris Cairns is a free man.
There is a shortage of emergency accommodation across New Zealand, including Dunedin, and the number of homeless people visiting the Citizens Advice Bureau has doubled.
Two Irish wolfhounds have been put down after a woman was seriously hurt during a dog attack in Dunedin this morning.
Imported frozen berries linked to a Hepatitis A health scare have been identified and recalled. The brand is Fruzio Mixed Berries, containing blackberries and strawberries, sold in 1kg and 500g bags.
China's capital Beijing maintained an "orange" pollution alert, the second-highest level, on Monday, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors - all as climate change talk begin in Paris.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said today they will give away 99% of their Facebook shares, currently worth about $US45 billion ($NZ6 billion), to a new charity in a letter addressed to their daughter, Max, who was born last week.
The Dunedin City Council has confirmed it will be taking a prosecution against the owner of three Irish wolfhounds that savagely attacked a woman.