A lack of relief teachers is creating dire situations in the region's schools, an Otago Primary Principals’ Association survey has found.
The Very Rev Dr Trevor James officiates at the dedication of the Parata Chapel at St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin yesterday morning.
Oamaru's Rainbow Confectionery Rainbow Run was a fundraiser for charity Sporting Chance, which gave money to "kids for sports gear where finances are a barrier to them participating in sport".
About 400 people took part in Oamaru’s America’s Cup Carnival yesterday.
Mental health awareness was spread across the water of Otago Harbour yesterday.
A Dunedin couple say their interactions with the Dunedin City Council have left them both angry and out of pocket.
Oliver Picken (14), of Auckland, ponders his next move at the South Island Rapid Chess Championship in Dunedin yesterday.
Emergency services personnel work to rescue a trapped driver from an overturned car following a serious crash in North Taieri on Saturday.
Kirsten Tallon-McCarthy (6) investigates Zeal Steel during the first weekend of the Dunedin Heritage Festival.
Police have released an image of the slippers worn by missing Dunedin man Gordon Mclean as they again call for the public to help find him.
Queenstown doctor Sam Hazledine got goosebumps when the World Medical Association voted to change the Hippocratic oath to include his amendment regarding the wellbeing of doctors.
Members of the Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society hope a meeting with key figures in its under-siege executive committee will help resolve an acrimonious split in the organisation.
A 10-year-old girl who went missing from Flaxmere earlier today has been found.
A Dunedin cat owner has slammed a call to fence cats.
Police have released the name of a Glenorchy man who died on the Waimakariri River during the World Championship Jet Boat Marathon today.
A new scam spread via Facebook Messenger is spreading quickly and targeting New Zealand users of the social network.
Austria holds a parliamentary election on Sunday in which a young conservative star hopes to beat the far right at its own game with a hard line on refugees and pledging to prevent a repeat of Europe's migration crisis.
Fast-moving fires have forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the US state's history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing.
The Green Party has put the stalled Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary on the table as part of its deal with Labour - a rare leak of details from negotiations to form the next government.
If you’re planning on tucking into potato crisps this weekend, make sure you savour them.