New Zealand's richest man Graeme Hart will receive an honorary doctor of commerce degree from the University of Otago.
A 65-year-old female pedestrian has died after a collision involving a car in north Dunedin, police have confirmed.
And dogging the steps of our earlier story on live baiting ofgreyhounds... retired racing dogs enjoyed a big day out at a fundraising charity walk in Dunedin on the weekend...
People are calling 111 to complain about noise and parking issues, clogging the emergency line and leaving people who may be in danger on hold.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw will release Government guidance on coastal hazards later this week.
A woman who died of meningococcal disease at the weekend had only just got married hours before.
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has told students graduating from the University of Waikato she learnt more from her losses than her wins during her challenging career.
The first vote in Parliament on a bill to legalise voluntary euthanasia is near and is proving to be a heated issue.
The $20 million van Brandenburg bridge at the Dunedin harbourside has got the unanimous backing of the Dunedin City Council.
Female Democratic lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have called for a congressional investigation into allegations by various women of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.
The University of Otago Council has today voted to close the Centre for Materials Science and Technology.
It's shaping up to be a terrible year on the roads for cyclists, with the number of fatalities more than triple that of 2016.
The Dunedin City Council is getting into the festive spirit by offering free parking in the CBD for two days before Christmas.
Primary schools will no longer have to report on National Standards to parents or the Ministry of Education from the new year.
A New Zealand police investigation led to the arrest of a couple in the Philippines after they were caught in the act of live-streaming the sexual abuse of their children.
A team led by New Zealand scientists think they've found a vital clue to developing the first treatment for Huntington's Disease.
A woman posing as a sign language interpreter has baffled the hearing impaired after making gibberish gestures during a crucial police press conference in a high profile serial killer case.
Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire are struggling to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline.
A $560 million rapid transport system called SkyCabs has been mooted as the answer to Tauranga's increasingly congested roads.
The South Island should be expecting some much needed rainfall today, while parts of Wellington are now experiencing a meteorological drought, according to Niwa.