Grey Power members from ''Oamaru down to Bluff'' are worried about Dunedin Hospital's future, the Southern District Health Board has been told.
Eleven female candidates for the Dunedin mayoralty and council was cause for celebration at a candidates forum at the Dunedin City Salvation Army Hall last night.
A Dunedin mayoral candidate has refused to answer allegations he ''grossly misrepresented'' the comments of a sitting councillor.
Special votes officer Greg Sligo holds a box for voting documents at a special polling booth at the Blueskin Bay Library yesterday.
Asbestos has been found in Dunedin's historic courthouse, but the Ministry of Justice says it will not affect rebuild plans.
Strong wind and rain lashed Taiwan as the third typhoon to hit the island this month made landfall, injuring more than 30 people, ripping signs off buildings and knocking down trees.
A Houston lawyer whose business was struggling opened fire on morning commuters, injuring at least nine people before being shot dead by police, authorities say.
Former NZ leader Helen Clark is losing support in her historic bid to become the first woman to head the UN, but has no plans to quit the race.
A junior Navy officer who alleges she was sexually violated by a superior says she was in too much shock to scream for help.
Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of having a long history of racist behaviour during a heated presidential debate that could reshape the 2016 campaign for the White House.
A knife-wielding man who paraded around in public with his shirt off, challenging people to fight him, has been jailed for nearly two years.
Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a woman near Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, early Monday morning.
British band Jethro Tull have included a Dunedin date as part of New Zealand tour next year.
Protesters are targeting a Lions' match this Friday over Wellington Rugby's decision to keep a contracted player acquitted of a violent attack.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage at a mall in Washington last weekend, prosecutors say.
There's evidence of water vapor plumes rising from Jupiter's moon Europa, a finding that might make it easier to learn whether life exists in the warm, salty ocean hidden beneath an icy surface.
Only 30 doctors remain in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, where they are in dire need of medical and surgical supplies to treat hundreds of wounded people among a trapped population of 300,000, Syrian doctors say.
Data shows a paper asking students to respond to "unfamiliar texts" was the most unpopular of all three English exams on offer at NCEA Level 2 last year, even among high-achieving kids.
Colombia's president and a Marxist rebel leader used pen made from a bullet to sign an agreement ending a 53-year war that has killed 250,000 people and made the nation a byword for violence.
Some rich and powerful Aucklanders are ducking for cover and seeking legal advice, worried they are linked to an alleged celebrity cocaine drug ring.