The Coroner's office has opened an investigation to find out if a campylobacter infection contributed to the death of a Hawke's Bay woman.
Dunedin residents are being urged to double-check their rubbish after firefighters battled a blaze on a waste disposal truck this morning.
An artists' collective says it is responsible for an unflattering nude statue of Donald Trump that turned up in a New York City park.
Some 86,500 people have filed for federal aid after deadly flooding hit Louisiana in the past several days and damaged some 40,000 homes, Governor John Bel Edwards told a news conference.
The Zika virus has been identified in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, the Miami Herald is reporting.
North Otago's wildlife put on a show for Lindsey Willoughby this week.
Brazilian police are considering charging a group of US Olympic swimmers with vandalism and giving false testimony, Rio's police chief says.
Mexican police arbitrarily executed nearly two dozen suspected gang members on a ranch last year, the government's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday, one of the worst abuses by...
Counselling sessions per student have been cut under a new scheme to manage demand at the University of Otago’s Student Health.
Dunedin Airport sports a new sign at its entrance that connects it to the city brand.
The steps of Freda Du Faur, the first female mountaineer to climb Mt Cook/Aoraki, are being retraced in ink in a University of Otago print project.
Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand was ''in great hands'' as he praised the recipients of the 2016 Otago Daily Times Class Act awards yesterday.
Dunedin school pupils leave a New Zealand International Film Festival screening at the Regent Theatre yesterday.
Work to repair the most significant slip caused by last June’s flood is to start next week, after the Dunedin City Council awarded a $570,000 tender.
A 100-year-old villa, cut in half, is removed from 129 Harbour Tce by two trucks in Dunedin yesterday.
For most young scientists, the sky is the limit.
Dunedin man Rupert Greenwood is learning to breathe again.
A young masked woman entered a Dunedin dairy with a weapon last night and demanded money.
The Dunedin City Council staff member caught parking illegally in Green Island on Wednesday has been "spoken to".
A multimillion-dollar health hub based in Caversham will provide healthcare for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents, the project’s founder says.