A Dunedin resident got a shock yesterday morning when a power pole fell on to his property after a ute crashed into it.
Steps are being taken to help overcome the "plight of the Concords".
Any increase in the cost of electricity to help pay for Aurora Energy’s infrastructure spending will be hard on the elderly, Grey Power Otago president Jo Millar says.
An extra $11 in accommodation benefits for struggling Dunedin students will not stop some going hungry, Otago University Students Association president Hugh Baird says.
National has done its best to buy Labour out of the September 23 election by delivering a Budget which has something for nearly everyone.
British police have reportedly stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the US, due to fears that leaks in the US media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.
Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party is to unveil its policy pledges, restarting an election campaign suspended after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens more at a concert in Manchester.
Budget 2017: Police were at a "breaking point'' and would have been in a "real crisis'' had the Government not announced its half-billion dollar package for more boots on the ground.
Dozens of Australian indigenous leaders have walked out of a national meeting in protest against a plan to accept constitutional recognition, indigenous leader Geoff Clark says.
A woman was taken to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries today after the car she was in rolled into a ditch.
Twenty properties around the country are now infected with myrtle rust.
Rocket Lab has made history by successfully launching its Electron and propelling New Zealand a step closer to the multi-billion dollar space industry.
Tax reductions will only benefit low income earners by a $1 or less a year, Labour leader Andrew Little says - slamming the "one dollar bill Budget".
ODT's political and business editor Dene Mackenzie gives his verdict on today's Budget.
Education gets a Budget designed to largely keep pace with booming student numbers and demand - with an operations grant boost after this year's effective freeze.
Two suspected suicide bombers have killed three police officers and injured 10 people in twin blasts in the Indonesian capital Jakarta.
An extra $879 million will be pumped into health to help cope with a growing and ageing population, and mental health receives a boost in today's Budget.
Police are scrambling to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli, as details about the inquiry were leaked to US media, infuriating authorities.
Fresh crow and squirrel legs and feathers were sniffed out at the border by a biosecurity dog.
Workers are the winners in the Government's election year Budget, which delivers more cash in the hand to almost everyone.