A concrete wall and a mega-mansion Sir Russell Coutts is building on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula is causing controversy even before they are fully built.
Dunedin city councillor Jinty MacTavish says she went to extra lengths - including absenting herself from her own flat - to avoid a conflict of interest over the vehicle-free Octagon debate.
Playing with fireLily Hilton (4) plays with a sparkler in Kew Park, at Forbury Corner, Dunedin, last night.
Retailers applauding the Dunedin City Council's decision to delay a pedestrian trial in the Octagon say more car parking - not more pavings - is what the central city really needs.
An aid worker returning from fighting Ebola ''may well'' bring the deadly disease to New Zealand, a Southern District Health Board member says.
A teenage supermarket worker was rushed to hospital yesterday following a severe allergic reaction to nuts.
The Otago Conservation Board is running out of funding to meet just when its workload is increasing as it deals with the region's 10-year management plan.
One person is dead following an incident in West Auckland tonight.
A European Space Agency astronaut has made a dazzling time-lapse video from aboard the International Space Station as it flew over New Zealand.
The New Zealand league team were preparing yesterday for Saturday night's Four Nations test against England at Forsyth Barr Stadium - the first league test in the city in 86 years.
Eight Dunedin artists are finalists in a national ceramics competition, the results of which will be announced today.
Brendon Peake with the ''wind farm'' he has sculpted at his Ravensbourne property over the past five years.
Firefighters attend to an overturned Toyota Land Cruiser on farmland beside Akatore Rd, near Taieri Mouth, yesterday.
James Henshaw (2) enjoys a book in the new ''pop up'' children's bookshop, the Children's Room and Book Shop, in Dunedin this week.
A security guard was allegedly assaulted with a high-heeled shoe by a female reveller at Melbourne Cup Race Day at Wingatui on Tuesday.
Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager's court action continued today as he seeks to challenge the validity of a police search warrant during the hunt for the alleged hacker Rawshark.
The fickle spring weather, which brought hail and thunder storms to the country this week, will bring a high for the weekend.
The structural engineer who designed Christchurch's ill-fated CTV Building has been suspended from the industry's professional body and ordered to pay $10,000.
An ambulance officer accused of eight sex crimes claims a teenage patient was "huffing" gas in his ambulance, a place he described as "safe".
A Dunedin city councillor has wished a council-led working party ''good luck'' as it begins work on the next stage of a major cycle lane project that would remove central city car parks.