Tom Fowler was in touch with his family history yesterday.
Dunedin's claim as the wildlife capital of New Zealand has been boosted after researchers found it is home to a whale population second only in significance to Kaikoura's.
Despite unprecedented demand, the Dunedin Curtain Bank could be forced to close its doors in four weeks as its operational funds run dry.
Graduating students gave the University of Otago top marks for efforts to make the scaffold-clad clocktower photogenic on Saturday, but some weren't impressed with the alternative.
Frontline St John services in the South are to be boosted by more than 30 full-time staff over the next four years.
Protesters erupted in a violent scuffle outside a National Party conference in Auckland today.
Andrew Little says Labour will phase out tax breaks for landlords and property investors in a bid to dampen property speculation.
Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country's history.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile from near its west coast that flew 700km before landing in the sea between its east coast and Japan.
A motorcyclist has died as a result of a medical event at Kingseat, south of Auckland.
As many as 23 people are though to have died after a tourist bus fell from a cliff near the southern Turkey seaside resort of Marmaris.
A global cyber attack appears to be dying down but experts say there is a risk of fresh attacks in coming days.
A truck driver has been arrested in Wellington after fleeing from police last night.
A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being shot in the leg in a South Auckland nightclub early today.
If you think it was freezing last night, you're probably right - but only if you live in certain parts of New Zealand.
The mental health of Dunedin school pupils - both primary and secondary - is causing concern for principals and mental health professionals.
Mothers at Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women's Refuge are set to receive pamper packages this Mother's Day - thanks to the generosity of a student organisation.
Youth mental health services are experiencing ‘‘really high demand’’, Dunedin’s mental health fraternity says.
The Greater Green Island Community Network has welcomed news that three roundabouts will be built on Main South Rd.
Wheelers came from across New Zealand and Australia for a family reunion in Mosgiel last weekend.