An Air Force Orion sent to search for four New Zealanders on a yacht off Fiji has now rendezvoused with the crew.
A trailer flipped on Dunedin's southern motorway this morning but no one was injured in the crash at Lookout Point.
Thousands of friends and family members have farewelled an American student who died days after returning to the US in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea.
North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the US believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Prime Minister Bill English has indicated Todd Barclay did not know his recording of a staff member's conversations could be illegal until a police investigation was launched.
The woman at the centre of a secret tape scandal which has cost Southland MP Todd Barclay his Parliamentary seat says the rookie politician should have resigned immediately.
Dunedin children had a "blast" in a bid to set a new record in the Octacan food drive.
Repeated cuts in the cost of fuel in recent weeks - to the lowest levels since September last year - has the AA perplexed.
Two intoxicated Dunedin high school pupils attacked a university student, kicking him while he lay unconscious on the ground, a court has been told.
Some new projects will need to be cut back by the Southern DHB after it had the "carpet pulled out from under our feet" by the Ministry of Health, board chief executive Chris Fleming says.
It's been a long and winding road but the first stage of the much-awaited Hawthorne Dr extension is officially open for traffic.
There was no need to spell out how difficult it was to retain the year 9 and 10 Otago Daily Times Extra! Otago regional spelling quiz title last night.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has accused Mondelez of misleading city leaders over the prospect of a Dunedin-based operator winning the contract to make Jaffas and other Kiwi confectionery.
A gas hob left on overnight in a central Dunedin restaurant forced a "full evacuation" during rush hour yesterday morning.
Two weeks after being cleared of serious sex charges, a Dunedin man was back in trouble with the law.
A Dunedin supermarket that sold "rotten" roast lamb is offering customers refunds and its supplier has apologised as both companies launch an investigation.
All those plastic bags floating around after shopping expeditions can now be recycled under a joint initiative between the retail sector, the packaging industry and the Government.
Thomas the guinea pig has been given a last-minute reprieve after his owners accepted offers to pay for the injured pet’s surgery bill.
None of University of Otago’s buildings contain the cladding being blamed as a cause for last week’s deadly London fire.
The Athenaeum theatre in the Octagon is set to begin a new life as a flexible space for performers.