A recent donation will help to meet extra costs at Dunedin Riding for the Disabled over the winter months.
The Edgar Centre was the place to be for young netballers yesterday during a primary school netball tournament.
A large boost in the number people standing for the three Taieri community boards is a vote of confidence in local democracy, a soon-to-retire community board chairman says.
A Taieri College pupil has challenged the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board to do more about road safety in Gordon Rd.
The idea of a faith museum in Mosgiel to attract tourists to the town divided Mosgiel Taieri Community Board members last week.
Funding for emergency grab bags and a mural has been ''ring-fenced'' by the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board.
By Anna Jordan - Year 11, Tokomairiro High School
By Rhys Davie - Year 11, Tokomairiro High School
Convicted killer Colin Bouwer will remain behind bars after requesting parole be declined at his latest hearing.
A petrol station attendant was sliced by a man wielding a machete during an aggravated robbery in Napier.
About 150 people have been exposed to measles by a person sick with the virus who visited several Auckland places, a public health official says.
Police say more than 900,000 scam phone calls were made from one number in June and July asking people to pay outstanding fines using iTunes vouchers.
A farmer who claims that locals are trying to drive him out of his small West Coast community is now facing a threatening to kill charge.
A very happy dog has been reunited with its owner after being rescued from a tight, 10m-deep limestone crevice in the hills behind Greymouth.
Haumoana School has been closed after the discovery of E. coli in its own private bore.
A caregiver allegedly caught on covert camera footage hitting and slapping an elderly man in a rest home has been charged with assault.
Police are hunting a convicted child sex-offender in Christchurch.
Police are warning fake $50 notes could still be circulating throughout wider Wellington following the crackdown on a counterfeit scheme.
Two arrests have been made in connection with two armed robberies in Christchurch over the past month.
Photos of an Air NZ pilot posing with an inflatable doll in the cockpit and an air hostess spitting water with the caption "wish I could spit on passengers like this" have been posted online.