University of Otago researchers have made a ''significant step'' forward in understanding a key factor in Parkinson's disease, gastric cancer and melanoma.
Five hundred houses near Port Chalmers were without internet and mobile phone access for almost 24 hours following a Chorus fibre cut.
A 9-year-old boy is asking the ''mean'' arsonist who set fire to a playground in Mosgiel to remember what it was like to be a child.
A Dunedin man has been arrested in relation to the killing of a female sea lion pup.
Dunedin's historic Robbie Burns Pub will be closed for at least another nine months while earthquake strengthening is carried out.
Three branches of the Fletcher Building group will come together when 30 staff relocate to a new business ''hub'' at the former Carisbrook site in South Dunedin.
Public frustration over the delay-ridden Dunedin Hospital rebuild was evident at a meeting in Dunedin last night.
Buster, a Dunedin yellow-eyed penguin, is on the mend after another predator attack and is bulking up in a bid to return to the wild.
After 6750km, five sets of tyres and more than a few adventures, Dunedin teenager Hamish Kirkman knows just how he will celebrate his arrival back home this week.
Finally, a Cadbury story with a sweet ending.
Rare birdlife in Oamaru Harbour could be put at risk if plans for redeveloping Sumpter Wharf - or installing a zipline on Cape Wanbrow - go ahead, an expert warns.
A North Dunedin liquor outlet has installed a new entrance to avoid breaching alcohol legislation.
The "sheer intransigence" of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, warning time was running out for the country to change course.
A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State was delivered to the White House and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was expected to brief senior administration officials.
Swimming with dolphins in Akaroa has topped Australia's list of the best bucket list experiences in New Zealand.
An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to "La La Land" before declaring "Moonlight" the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said.
New Zealand taxpayers forked out more than $80,000 on a party in Washington DC to mark Donald Trump's inauguration.
The Auckland District Health Board is investigating a privacy breach involving former Silver Fern Tania Dalton.
A man has attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl on her way to school in Auckland, according to police.
A man has been arrested by police after a sea lion was shot dead in Dunedin.