A Dunedin cyclist who was assaulted during a motorist's fit of road rage has forgiven the man and says, in fact, he feels sorry for him.
An ombudsman's opinion criticising the Department of Conservation's approval of a concession application ''raises some interesting questions'', Doc deputy director-general, policy, Doris Johnston says.
A spike of family violence at the weekend, including two ''nasty'' assaults, has Dunedin police concerned ahead of the holiday season.
Police are calling for witnesses to an assault which resulted in a 20-year-old man being knocked unconscious and having his jaw broken.
The Digital Writers' Festival organisers want emerging Dunedin writers to pitch ideas for a live 20-minute literary tour of their city.
Drivers entering Dunedin on State Highway 1 from the south will find traffic down to one lane for almost a week early next year.
The Dunedin Fringe Festival line up next year includes the 2014 Scottish comedian of the year.
University of Otago doctoral graduate Russell Bisset is ''pretty chuffed'' that the Royal Society of New Zealand has given him the prestigious Hatherton Award for his innovative physics research.
Meela Cockburn (7) and Camrin Stephen (9) check Santa's letterbox. The letterbox is part of a Christmas display put together by Russell Cockburn in Union St, Milton.
Mike Rankin counts himself lucky, despite his new truck plummeting over a bank at his Caversham home.
A Dunedin book has made the ''must reads of 2014'' of one of the world's biggest eReader companies.
A little-known Pixie Town display has emerged on the Taieri, restored by a retired Woodside resident fascinated by the historic children's attraction.
Boundaries of an aerial 1080-drop in Northern Buller will be pushed back further away from people's houses, after concerned locals fought against the initial proposal.
Dunedin will be the pavlova and trifle capital this Christmas, according to a new survey from Fonterra.
A man impaled himself on a tree while out for a run on Kawau Island on the weekend.
An insulation company has no authority to demand wages from a greiving worker who failed to give two weeks' notice he was leaving the company because of the sudden death of his father, the Employment Relations Authority says.
A 49-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was found lying on a Wellington road with head injuries, police say.
Two Kiwi pilots have won the right to stay in their jobs, after arguing that being forced to retire at the age of 55 was discrimination under New Zealand laws.
The Australian branch of Christmas hamper company Chrisco is being sued by regulators across the Ditch for allegedly breaching consumer laws.
Thieves have made off with $15,000 worth of the energy drink V in a burglary in south Auckland.