A small bomb exploded in a New Jersey beach town along the route of a planned road race.
More than a quarter of Kiwi drinkers aged 15 to 17 say they downed eight or more drinks the last time they touched alcohol.
Two Otago Girls' High School pupils are busy researching candidates after being inspired to vote in Dunedin's local elections.
A more-than-30-minute wait halfway around the Waverley bus route is frustrating passengers, bus advocates say.
Some of the most fierce debates during this election period have happened behind the scenes, away from the public gaze, in the secret world of the Otago Daily Times’ candidate profiles.
Providing a space for Kaikorai residents to gather is the goal of Kaikorai Presbyterian Church parishioners, who are developing their hall into a hub.
In an "unprecedented" move, nurses from Timaru were drafted in to work at Dunedin Hospital for two days this week because of pressure on the hospital.
Some at-risk teenagers have told a focus group they avoid Dunedin’s student quarter because of fears of violence.
No arrests were made after police were called to a drunken student party at the Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday.
In November, five University of Otago students will travel to Southeast Asia as volunteers for Project Starfish, developed by Dunedin Rotarian David Black to help vulnerable children in...
The captain of a team of three Dunedin chefs says he hasn’t stopped smiling since finding out the trio won the "Battle of the Pacific" culinary competition at Australia’s premier food trade...
Chess mates Harrison Tonkin, Oliver Hobbs, Jake Owen and Samuel Kelly may be considered the dark horses as they head into the final of the New Zealand Interschools Team Championship next week.
At least two people are understood to have been stabbed in the small South Canterbury town of Temuka this evening.
The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, says the air pistol brandished at police by a black, 13-year-old boy when shot dead by a white officer this week was nearly indistinguishable from a real one.
Two police officers and four civilians have been wounded during a shooting spree in Philadelphia where the suspect was later killed by responding officers.
South African cleric and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu was readmitted to hospital on Saturday to treat an infection following a surgery last week, his family said.
Taken in Maryhill, Dunedin between 7:27 and 7:32 pm on Thursday 15 September 2016.
No arrests were made after police were called to a drunken student party at Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday.
Two women charged with aggravated robbery with a firearm in Dunedin yesterday have been remanded without bail and given interim name suppression.
Nine ducklings survived a deadly dash across Dunedin’s Southern Motorway, between Green Island and Fairfield, this afternoon.