A swamped South Dunedin remains the key focus as authorities battle to clean up the aftermath of a one-in-100-year flood.
A Northeast Valley, Dunedin, man whose kitchen was left hanging in mid-air after a ''canyon'' opened up in his section accepts he is unlikely to be able to return home.
The occupants of two cars are ''very lucky'' to have escaped without injury after their vehicles dropped into a hole when an Otago Peninsula road collapsed in front of them after dark last night.
Tens of thousands attended a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong to mark China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, an anniversary given added poignancy by protests that gripped the Chinese-run city last year.
With South Dunedin's streets awash, and more rain on the way, Eric Nabalagi had a simple plan last night - head to higher ground.
Police seized the car keys of a tourist driver who repeatedly drove on the wrong side of the road, ignored a stop sign and almost caused several accidents on Otago Peninsula yesterday.
The wild weather that caused severe flooding in Dunedin will ease before the weekend.
About 35 silent demonstrators including a Dunedin City Councillor took over part of the University of Otago's Link yesterday, protesting last week's banning of New Zealand book Into the River.
The booming multibillion-dollar retirement village sector is in for a big shake-up following revelations of wide-ranging dispute issues dogging residents.
The owner of a Dunedin bottle store is to appeal after the outlet was slapped with the city's longest off-licence suspension of 21 days.
Virgin Australia is increasing flights to New Zealand, including a route between Dunedin and Brisbane.
A code of practice has been finalised to better screen and educate tourist drivers before they hire a vehicle in New Zealand.
The biggest investment in the Dunedin Botanic Garden's history can simulate arid deserts, tropical forests and sub-antarctic islands on the slopes of Signal Hill.
A wintry blast which battered the South Island over night is now making its way north, with several weather watches and warnings in place.
The Dunedin City Council says the discovery of five more examples of fraud and theft inside the organisation is ''enormously'' disappointing.
Bus services have resumed normal operation in Dunedin and flights are now operating to schedule at the city's airport after icy conditions caused major disruptions this morning.
Tourists could end up going to jail to eat, explore, and perhaps even sleep, once planned construction work on Dunedin's historic prison is completed.
The Hereweka-Harbour Cone block has ''huge potential'' as a recreational and heritage space for Dunedin, the members of the trust tasked with its management say.
Tourism is continuing to provide solid returns in Dunedin, with figures showing last year was the best in five years for hotels.
A Dunedin woman has been left $2500 out of pocket after a man she met online took advantage of her by telling her what she "wanted to hear".