A Saudi prince has been executed in Riyadh after a court found him guilty of a shooting, media have reported, in a rare example of a ruling family member subjected to the death penalty.
The Syrian army and its allies are concerned Islamic State will regroup in eastern Syria as it is forced from the Iraqi city of Mosul in a US-backed operation.
US President Barack Obama has attacked Donald Trump over repeated assertions that the election is rigged, telling the Republican presidential candidate to "stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes."
A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death, six months after a mother and her baby son were killed in a two-car crash.
Concerns about the leadership of a UK inquiry into child sexual abuse were reported to a Home Office figure months before the resignation of New Zealander Dame Lowell Goddard, Britain's MPs have been told.
An "explosion" of immigrants is "crowding out" young Kiwis from available jobs, the Salvation Army says.
I saw a seal sunbathing by Otago Harbour, close to the molars footpath.
A drilling rig was moved on to the Filleul St car park in central Dunedin yesterday to begin work to assess the site's suitability as the possible future home of an 18-storey five-star hotel.
The perceived conservatism of Dunedin’s medical fraternity is being challenged in the early planning phase of the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, health reporter Eileen Goodwin discovers.
In having a Highlanders flag draped over his bedroom door, Alexander Merritt could have been any Dunedin young man.
Key evidence from the trial of Dunedin cleaner Alexander Merritt, who yesterday was found guilty of murdering his boss Karin Ann Ross in December 2015.
Dunedin police responded to reports of armed men entering a house in Clyde Hill yesterday.
While Karin Ann Ross was being beaten to death, her final acts ensured her killer's guilt was etched into his face for all to see.
A 21-year-old Dunedin cleaner who beat his boss to death with a hammer stood emotionless in the dock yesterday, as a jury found him guilty of murder.
Shock was followed by joy when a takahe pair believed to be infertile were found to have a fertilised egg at Orokonui Ecosanctuary yesterday.
A bid to set up New Zealand's third medical school has upset the University of Otago.
Go Bus has accepted it was wrong to illegally house a migrant worker at its Dunedin bus depot.
Dunedin singer Kylie Price, having won two major prizes at a United States country music festival, promptly celebrated her success with a burger.
Immigration New Zealand has expressed concern about the way Go Bus has recruited migrant workers.
Dunedin Hospital junior doctors are ''hesitant'' about taking strike action, but in the long run it should make the health system safer for patients, a medical registrar says.