Police are appealing to the public for help as they investigate an attempted aggravated robbery of a South Dunedin pub.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says the large parties have not become "victims" in the government formation process with New Zealand First.
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and Facebook posts.
More than 100 BNZ jobs are at risk from a restructure but it appears most are in the North Island.
Iraqi government forces have captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence that transforms the balance of power in the country.
The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wild fires in southern Europe.
A Hastings mother is reeling after her 14-year-old son was left bloodied and beaten in a Flaxmere park early on Sunday.
Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10 metre waves.
Two Dunedin city councillors plan to act to stop information on staff salaries at council-owned companies being cloaked in confidentiality clauses.
Police are asking people to review any home-based CCTV footage as they head into the fifth day of searching for Dunedin man Gordon Mclean.
Dunedin veterinary science student Paul Blondell is looking forward to finishing his studies so he can ‘‘get out there and make a difference’’.
Police are investigating two incidents in Dunedin in which men exposed themselves to young people.
Dunedin's city leaders say a residents' opinion survey showing a 15-year high in satisfaction with the Dunedin City Council continues an improving trend.
Dunedin's traffic may seem like one of the city's best features, but this year's residents' opinion survey has thrown the issue up as one people are least satisfied with.
No trucks on State Highway 88 is the future Port Otago imagines for the harbour.
A wind-driven weather phenomenon is expected to bring warmer temperatures to Otago at the end of this week.
A scholarship student says his arrest on drug charges has been a "blessing in disguise''.
A Dunedin man who spent months on the run before ramming a police car and being bitten by a dog has failed in his appeal.
A dramatic video of Dunedin racing driver Chris Henderson being run over by a competitor but then continuing on with his race shows the lengths he will go to win.
You can cut the road toll to almost nothing, but you have to let a computer control your car. Otago researchers are contemplating the social, scientific, ethical and legal issues arising from technology such as driverless cars.