British PM Boris Johnson says the new English variant of Covid-19 may be associated with a higher level of mortality although he said evidence showed that both vaccines being used are effective against it.
Mandy Wennekes, of Dunedin, received quite the fright when she discovered a huge sea lion in her backyard yesterday afternoon.
A busking gorilla playing a piano accordion drew curiosity and joy from passersby in George St, Dunedin, yesterday.
A former head of southern road policing has slammed the top brass over the South’s horror road toll.
Nearly two-thirds of Dunedin residents think public consultation is lacking at the Dunedin City Council, the latest Dunedin Residents’ Opinion Survey says.
A dinosaur-loving Dunedin 10-year-old rewarded with an appointment at Otago Museum is over the moon with his slice of fame.
Prosecutors asked a jury in the sex trial of a Clinton man to put themselves in the shoes of the children he allegedly abused.
A Dunedin man who stabbed his partner to death in front of his children wants to return to the city once released from prison.
A property manager who leased a student flat to a cannabis syndicate for a half-million-dollar drug grow says he is happy he was caught.
Beach Energy Resources NZ is abandoning oil and gas exploration permits off the South Island coast, including several off Otago, raising concerns about the economic impact on the region.
Climate change work is behind the biggest proposed increase in staffing levels at the Dunedin City Council as personnel costs across the organisation are set to climb to nearly $70million next year.
Redevelopment costs of $38 million have excluded historic Dunedin venue Sammy’s as a potential new theatre.
Stars have begun to adorn Ross Creek reservoir, in Dunedin, as the installation of a major new public art piece is under way.
A dip in manufacturing activity in Otago and Southland last month cannot be taken as a trend, Otago Southland Employers Association chief executive officer Virginia Nicholls says.
A Northland building company sparked outrage with a controversial post on Instagram that locals believe is racist.
When Sandy Graham says she wants to get things done, it feels like she really means it. Grant Miller talks to the DCC's new chief executive about her challenging assignment and life outside the office.
The world's biggest vaccine maker says production of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will not be affected by a deadly fire at its headquarters in India.