A Dunedin man who was "just doing what I had to do'' will be publicly acknowledged for his bravery.
A debate has flared up again whether cost is a major factor in smokers deciding to quit.
Work is well under way on the first new facility at SPCA Otago's Opoho site, chief executive Sophie McSkimming says.
A Dunedin woman's two-month adventure on a sailing ship from Cape Horn to Cape Town will be the focus of a talk at Quarantine Island.
Two Dunedin women are set to speak in Parliament to further press for a national inquiry into the country's mental health system.
For most people, collecting for charity the day after they finish six months of cancer treatment would not be top of their list, but 11-year-old Hannah Jones is not most people.
More than 20 bosses from around Dunedin are getting ready to abseil off Forsyth Barr Stadium next month for charity.
The 37th annual Star Regent Theatre 24-hour book sale offers plenty of choice for sports fans this year.
The 100th year of the New Zealand Nurses Memorial Fund will be celebrated in Dunedin with a special function in July.
A new $100,000 scholarship will help support young Maori to get into top global universities.
A 60-year-old "good Samaritan" died after reportedly trying to stop a fight where a young man was being beaten up.
Syrian rebels began to leave the last opposition-held district of Homs city under an evacuation deal.
With royalty as in-laws and a reality TV star rumoured to be the best man, Pippa Middleton is rumoured to have the wedding of the year.
Ministers from Asia-Pacific countries have discussed the changing global trade landscape after US President Donald Trump upended the old order with an "America First" policy.
Finance Minister Steven Joyce is talking down expectations of a windfall for voters next week's Budget.
Searchers have found a campsite and belongings used by a Swedish man missing in Karangarua, south of Fox Glacier on the West Coast.
A man in 60s, who died after being bashed in South Auckland, was reportedly a good Samaritan trying to stop a street fight.
Donald Trump has been hit by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia and that Trump boasted of firing the FBI's James Comey.
Swedish prosecutors have dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he's been holed up for five years.
MetService say significant snowfall is "no longer expected" in Dunedin, after the South Island got hit with an overnight dumping.