Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's death has been ruled a suicide.
A speeding car has ploughed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's busy Times Square, killing one person and injuring more than 20.
Bringing yellow-eyed penguins back from the brink will require co-operation between conservation groups and Government departments, Forest and Bird says.
Dunedin's first inner-city recycling drop-off point was opened in Moray Pl yesterday.
Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health.
New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Otago has raised $7789.04 for Search and Rescue Dogs Otago which is dedicated to rescuing those lost around the region.
When Dayna Gallagher lugged 22kg of equipment up 51 flights of stairs, she did not think about the pain she was in but the battles faced by strangers.
Police are warning the owners of 1990s model Nissans to secure their vehicles after a spate of the cars being stolen and dumped in Dunedin.
Dunedin families with children with intellectual disabilities continue to face uncertainty, despite a change in home-based support provider.
Do carrots really make you see better in the dark?
A man whose young daughter unknowingly racked up $500 online has offered to bail out the Dunedin family stung by Ed Sheeran ticket scalpers.
Lead has been found in soil samples at five Dunedin primary schools, prompting government organisations to carry out risk assessments of the areas and do further testing.
Whitestone City welcomes newcomers to Oamaru’s past, but Oamaru’s newest tourism attraction has also been designed with residents in mind.
A construction worker was injured on the site of the Otago Polytechnic’s $20million accommodation complex yesterday.
The University of Otago has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Japanese university.
A convicted sex offender who admitted possessing more than 70,000 child porn files will need drugs to stop him re-offending, a Melbourne court has heard.
Paul Dwyer talks to Southern stalwart and Metropolitan Rugby Council member Michael Reggett.
A measles warning has been put out in Canterbury after a Christchurch man contracted the illness while holidaying in Bali.
A forecast weather bomb hit the South this afternoon, and temperatures plummeted as it powered through.
Scores of firefighters have put out a fire on the roof of an Auckland CBD high rise which may have started during construction taking place on the building.