A corrupt former cop awaiting sentence for illegally accessing the police's intelligence database has committed another crime - this time at an adult entertainment club while on bail.
With the race for the Dunedin Mayoralty so wide open we thought it would be fun to do a poll. Who is your first choice for mayor?
Fears of a mass raid on Area 51 have proven to be unfounded, with only three people arrested in the remote part of rural Nevada.
Three people have been charged after police were called to fighting in Andersons Bay and another person was injured after being hit by a vehicle being driven from the scene.
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Fleetwood Mac have taken to the stage, opening with a rousing rendition of The Chain.
The Christchurch City Council is being accused of dragging its heels in dealing with a complaint of inappropriate behaviour over a three-year period by one of its councillors toward young people.
A young Sydney mother who was seeking attention when she repeatedly drugged her toddler with anticonvulsive medication and took him to hospital has been jailed for at least three years.
A significant increase in uncontrolled burns in the Otago region has Fire and Emergency New Zealand frustrated.
Candidates for the Southern District Health Board have received a ranking from the Public Health Association on how they best meet its values.
Dunedin man Dennis Hodge did not expect the Countdown Central car park near the Dunedin central police station to be evacuated when he brought in an old practice mortar bomb yesterday.
A St Kilda fire appliance reached a South Dunedin house fire more swiftly than usual on Thursday, because firefighters were fitting a smoke alarm in a nearby street.
A nine-time drink-driver has been jailed for a year and slammed by a judge as "a menace to the community".
A year of domestic abuse has resulted in a Mosgiel man being sentenced to the same period on home detention.
A leading Dunedin veterinarian Dr Helen Beattie and international urban designer Skye Duncan were yesterday honoured as distinguished former Columba College pupils.
Jack Manning has been narrowly elected as next year's Otago University Students Association president and is keen to boost support for student mental health.
Some elective surgery and outpatient appointments throughout the southern region may be postponed if a planned strike by medical imaging technologists goes ahead.
A group of students are helping dig for evidence of a British regiment which was stationed above Otago Boys' High School in Dunedin more than 150 years ago.
Members of a South Dunedin studio are celebrating their love of art during Disability Pride Week, and showing that different levels of ability are no barrier to creativity.
Dunedin band The Chills has given the funds from a major US award it received earlier this year to the Christchurch Foundation NZ: Our People, Our City Fund.