Maniototo residents received the news they were dreading yesterday: confirmation the area's only bank will close on November 2.
Yuji Kubota admitted starting a fire in Hyde St but the charges he faced were thrown out of court.
A group of students went out for a dive in Otago Harbour yesterday and came back with a whale of a tale.
Dunedin police attended a four-vehicle nose-to-tail crash on the corner of North Rd and Selwyn St yesterday.
Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School pupil Poppy Forest (8) celebrated the spring equinox by dancing around a maypole at the school on Tuesday.
Dunedin singer Kylie Price has been invited to represent New Zealand at the Texas Sounds International Country Music Awards next month.
Major safety improvements for Otago Peninsula have moved a step closer with the appointment of the design contractor for a $20 million road-widening project.
The final wish of a Dunedin man who died of cancer in February aged 59 was realised yesterday.
A decision is pending on whether a Dunedin hotel will have its liquor licence renewed and the publican believes the ''leading issue revolves around door staff '' or the lack of them.
Dunedin has topped the polls in the latest quality of life survey, with 88% of Dunedin residents surveyed rating their overall quality of life good or extremely good.
A Dunedin mayoral candidate says he meant no offence when he told a mayoral forum he sometimes felt disabled because he was a white 46-year-old male accountant.
Microchipped cats, reinstating council roading and parks departments and problems with the buses were some of the subjects traversed at the second Dunedin City Council candidates meeting in South...
The ''appalling fiasco'' in Havelock North where thousands of people became ill from contaminated water is likely to be repeated in other parts of New Zealand, Prof Sir David Skegg said yesterday...
One challenging aspect of creating an artwork as an act of devotion to a Buddhist deity is keeping the cat off it.
The United States risks a "massive lost opportunity'' if it rejects the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal later ths year, John Key has bluntly told a New York audience.
The joint venture between Dunedin meat processor Silver Fern Farms and Chinese company Shanghai Maling can go ahead after approval received from Government ministers.
Thousands of rounds of ammunition and several firearms have been seized and a substantial cannabis grow room discovered in rural Blenheim, police say.
A French national whose attempts to hitchhike out of the West Coast landed him in court claims that New Zealand should be renamed "Nazi Zealand".
Cat curfews, mandatory de-sexing and microchipping of feline friends are part of a new proposal for responsible pet ownership.
A look at the latest from the American election which includes the bombings in NY, Donald Trump Jr. making a Skittles analogy when referring to Syrian refugees and news that George HW Bush will be...