A syndicate established in Dunedin five years ago has claimed Saturday’s $30million Lotto prize.
Delta chief executive Grady Cameron is ending his stint looking after Dunedin’s run-down electricity infrastructure with an almost $1 million payout.
A computer hotshot hit "rock bottom" after a dangerous drugged-driving incident, a court has heard.
National seems likely to be in the box seat to form the next government after tomorrow’s election but it could still fail to cobble together a coalition.
When Joshua Murray Annear, high on methamphetamine, was pulled over by police after a spell of wild driving, he said he was glad he had been caught.
A beneficiary from Mosgiel managed to persuade a woman he was a high-flying software developer working for Microsoft.
The man who photographed a sign on a Dunedin beach claiming to prove the earth is flat is in shock after it made the headlines across the world.
More than a million votes will likely be counted and made public by 7.30pm tomorrow, but the country faces at least two weeks of uncertainty, University of Otago law professor Andrew Geddis says.
Street lights are back on in Dunedin after a widespread outage was reported on Thursday night.
A record 806,043 New Zealanders have already voted, two days ahead of Saturday's general election.
A syndicate with its roots in Dunedin has come forward to claim Saturday's $30 million Lotto bonanza.
Labour and National have slipped back in the last poll before Saturday's election, giving NZ First leader Winston Peters the kingmaker position.
Air New Zealand believes it won't have to cancel any flights because of fuel issues on Friday, saying its planes should run according to schedule.
Winston Peters says he's "confident'' he can win his Northland seat and get his party back into Parliament.
Emergency services were called to Parliament this afternoon after a man set himself on fire, police say.
Warmer weather's on the way for the South at the weekend, following scorching temperatures in Australia.
A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations.
A sign planted at a Dunedin beach claiming to prove the earth is flat has been covered by news outlets across the world.
A grieving father hopes his dead boy haunts the dreams of his son's killer.
One person is dead after two cars collided near Foxton, in the North Island, this morning.