A car and a camper van were involved in a head-on crash in Dunedin last night.
The gunman accused of killing three people and wounding nine at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs is due to appear in court by video link from jail.
Southern MPs have not fared well in the 2015 Trans Tasman 11th annual roll call, with even livewire Dunedin North MP David Clark slipping in the ratings.
An Australian climber who became injured trying to summit Mt Taranaki has been rescued overnight.
Growing numbers of Kiwis risk becoming homeless in old age because of falling home ownership rates, rising rents and static housing subsidies, the Salvation Army says.
A Dunedin man is ''absolutely gutted'' after karate gear he acquired over more than 20 years was stolen just a week out from an important event.
Dairy farmers and industry groups have been quick to condemn the actions of a ''minority'' involved in mistreating bobby calves.
The Dunedin City Council voted in four climate change resolutions yesterday aimed at changing the way the city, and the country, approached the issue.
Judgement day has not come yet for Mosgiel's proposed aquatic centre, with the Dunedin City Council choosing not to make any decision on the pool's future yesterday.
Six southern secondary school pupils have been selected to perform in next year's New Zealand Secondary Schools' Symphony Orchestra, to be directed by Dunedin conductor Peter Adams.
Ngai Tahu has no immediate plans to expand its property portfolio in Dunedin, new property chief executive David Kennedy says.
Many people attending a Green Island meeting yesterday were ''extremely frustrated'' over Concord bus service cuts, and the end of direct bus links between Green Island and South Dunedin.
When a child gets knocked over, bangs their knee or gets squirted with a hose, usually there are tears.
Janice Botting shows off her award-winning display at the Otago Rose Society's annual rose show at Forbury Park yesterday.
Prime Minister John Key has laid a wreath at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, where almost 100 people were gunned down in the recent terror attacks.
Gorgeous new photographs of a playful Princess Charlotte have been released by Kensington Palace.
Dunedin did its Scottish forefathers proud at the weekend as the city celebrated a link to its past in fitting style by downing whisky, porridge and haggis.
Dark clouds rolled in early, but failed to dampen spirits at Mosgiel Community Market Day.
Health authorities are investigating imported frozen berries after four people fell ill with the vomiting virus hepatitis A.
Motorists are urged to watch their speeds this summer, as the threshold will reduce to 4km/h from tomorrow until the end of January.