A restaurant run by schoolchildren popped up in Port Chalmers last night offering free four-course meals for all parents.
The opening night of the largest art show to come to Dunedin sold out last night.
Southern District Health Board commissioner Kathy Grant says she is running a "billion-dollar business" and won’t step down over the prostate cancer crisis.
A Dunedin woman has accepted an orphan goat into her home, slapped a nappy on it and given it a nightly sleeping spot in the marital bed.
A syndicate established in Dunedin five years ago has claimed Saturday’s $30million Lotto prize.
More than a million votes will likely be counted and made public by 7.30pm tomorrow, but the country faces at least two weeks of uncertainty, University of Otago law professor Andrew Geddis says.
Street lights are back on in Dunedin after a widespread outage was reported on Thursday night.
A record 806,043 New Zealanders have already voted, two days ahead of Saturday's general election.
A syndicate with its roots in Dunedin has come forward to claim Saturday's $30 million Lotto bonanza.
Labour and National have slipped back in the last poll before Saturday's election, giving NZ First leader Winston Peters the kingmaker position.
Air New Zealand believes it won't have to cancel any flights because of fuel issues on Friday, saying its planes should run according to schedule.
Winston Peters says he's "confident'' he can win his Northland seat and get his party back into Parliament.
Emergency services were called to Parliament this afternoon after a man set himself on fire, police say.
Warmer weather's on the way for the South at the weekend, following scorching temperatures in Australia.
A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations.
A sign planted at a Dunedin beach claiming to prove the earth is flat has been covered by news outlets across the world.
A grieving father hopes his dead boy haunts the dreams of his son's killer.
One person is dead after two cars collided near Foxton, in the North Island, this morning.
A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Vanuatu's Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.
The seat and plaque memorial to Dunedin photographer Riley Baker will stay above Katiki beach near Shag Point.