Conventional notions of a "picket fence'' family life that underpin New Zealand's social policies do not match the reality of many young people's lives.
A 27-year-old man will appear in the Dunedin District Court on Friday after police recovered stolen goods.
The Southern District Health Board is being urged to work faster to reduce doctor fatigue as a result of the hours they are being rostered to work.
Nigel Hope says he could have bought a jet ski but instead his ``fun vehicle'' purchase was a former Dunedin Fire Service Mack Snorkel.
The Otago rugby team is the subject of a University of Otago concussion study - and now five of the side are out of tomorrow night's game because of the injury.
Tickets to an upcoming Dunedin talk by a hostage negotiator, terrorist prosecutor and human rights lawyer are selling fast.
New University of Otago research suggests that targeting preschoolers in television advertising promotes tensions in families.
Prime Minister John Key was questioned about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild and the Invermay downgrade at a party fundraiser in Dunedin last week.
Dunedin artist Craig McIntosh is the first recipient of a new award.
The size and shape of over 100 Southern right whales has been captured for the first time thanks to laser drone technology.
A 20-year regular on the Waikouaiti River says the whitebait season has so far been ''hopeless''.
The war between fats and carbohydrates needs to end, nutrition experts say.
The University of Otago's humanities division would grow, rather than shrink, if the Labour Party was in power, David Clark says.
A man in his mid-80s sustained moderate injuries in a five-car crash in South Dunedin yesterday.
A wound in a woman's breast wouldn't heal properly because it contained a 5cm-long "foreign body".
Prime Minister John Key says he will talk to United States President Barack Obama in Laos next week about Helen Clark if she survives the next ballot for United Nations Secretary-General.
The family of a teenager pushed by a police officer off his bike and into a fence are seeking an apology.
Up to 100 students used knives, chairs and pieces of wood in a brawl that spilled from an Auckland street into a KFC restaurant.
An alleged drunk driver has been apprehended by members of the public after being chased for several kilometres through Dunedin, where she was involved in two crashes.
Gunman Joshua Kite is still evading police four days after he shot at two unarmed officers in Northland.