The search for a missing 23-year-old man who failed to resurface from Hokitika River in the West Coast was due to resume this morning.
The Medical Council investigation into the former Dunedin Hospital doctor convicted of murdering 16-year-old Amber-Rose Rush is expected to be completed by mid-year.
The family of a missing teenager have thanked his "truly brave and heroic" friends for trying to help him when he got into trouble off the Dunedin coast.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the North Island coast last night has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has received.
The Dunedin City Council is calling for public feedback on the effectiveness of new road safety measures outside three of the city’s secondary schools.
Families face tremendous financial pressure at this time of year as bills from the festive season come due for payment, while they try to cover the costs of getting their children back to school.
Fire and Emergency NZ is urging Dunedin residents to take extra care around equipment or in situations that may cause a fire, as the city’s fire conditions rapidly rise towards high danger levels.
One person is in custody following an alleged armed robbery at a South Dunedin dairy this afternoon.
Four coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Australia as authorities around the world scramble to stop the deadly illness from spreading further.
Much of the country is set to bake in sweltering temperatures this weekend, but the heat comes with a number of warnings.
A powerful earthquake has struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 18 people and collapsing buildings near the epicentre of the tremor.
China says 41 people have now died from a new coronavirus that has infected more than 1300 people globally.