A roller coaster carriage at a theme park in Scotland came off its rails and fell 9m onto a children's ride, local media reported, with police saying 10 people were injured.
The finer details of $14million of safety upgrade work on Dunedin roads will not be known until later this year at the earliest.
A 34-year-old man is likely to appear in the Dunedin District Court this week after a high-speed chase near Dunedin at the weekend.
Among the "massive'' unintended consequences of the Brexit vote, Scotland is likely to opt for independence from Great Britain within two years.
A central Dunedin bar which had its liquor licence suspended last month after firefighters found it was severely overcrowded, has had its licence renewal opposed by a neighbouring business and a licensing inspector.
Scenes from the Test in Dunedin on Saturday night.
It's a world away from home and when the Welsh rugby supporters leave New Zealand's shores they will return to a world forever changed.
Pupils involved in a drama programme in Dunedin yesterday learned about the importance of having fun as a professional actor.
Two years ago, Ben Henry swapped a stack of textbooks for a floor covered in blood and guts.
Dunedin Hospital's role as a teaching hospital must be preserved in the $300 million hospital redevelopment, University of Otago medicine department head Prof Rob Walker says.
About two dozen masked members of an anti-fascism splinter group have clashed with police and media despite two opposing rallies being kept apart in Melbourne.
An artillery shell found in Otago Harbour and thought to be more than 100 years old was blown up today.
Heavy rain forecast to hit much of the country today, including Dunedin, could cause slips and surface flooding, MetService warns.
A motorcyclist died and another is in a critical condition after they collided with oncoming cars near Puhoi on Friday.
Customs dogs have sniffed out almost $10 million of undeclared and concealed cash at the border in the past three years.
At least two of the people who died in a horror crash near Hamilton were parents of young children - including a young mum who was last night remembered as having a "heart of gold".
A police patrol car that was stolen during a traffic stop in Whangamata last night has been recovered.
Just days after voting to leave the European Union, more than 2 million Britons and UK residents had signed a petition calling for a second vote, forcing lawmakers to at least consider a debate on the issue.
Sir Graham Henry told school pupils yesterday to aim for the clouds "because you might miss and land on Mt Cook or even Maori Hill''.
Members of the British consulate (from left) Joel Watson, Carrie Talbot, Daniel Mackisack, Callum Valentine, Lizzie Lewis, Rachel Carruthers, Helen Smith, Deirdre Bonis and Alice Wilson man the British High Commission Rugby is Great marquee in the Octagon yesterday.