Newly-appointed Alzheimer’s Otago manager Liz Harburg is adapting to both a new city and a new role, in her fourth month in Dunedin.
A new start to life with a kind-hearted Dunedin man is working out brilliantly for profoundly deaf whippet-kelpie cross dog Lucy.
Mosgiel people will soon find out where their new pool will be built — but it might not make a splash with everyone.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has grounded 21 airplanes commonly used for sightseeing after one such aircraft crashed in Sweden.
A victim of the Christchurch gas explosion is fighting for his life as expert investigators probe just what sparked the giant blast.
A New Zealand psychic doctor is under fire in the UK as she claims "ghost doctors" can heal pain from conditions such as arthritis.
New Zealand GPs need to prepare themselves for prescribing medical cannabis to patients, a visiting UK expert says.
A house fire in Dunedin which is thought to have started in a bedroom has been extinguished this afternoon.
An Uber driver has been sentenced to six years and six months in jail for the rape of a woman he had picked up as a passenger.
Heavy rain warnings are in place for parts of Otago as a southerly front makes its way across the lower South Island.
National Party police spokesperson Brett Hudson says he finds revelations Dunedin police may have regularly breath-tested people in their homes "deeply troubling".
A gas contractor who worked on a Christchurch house just one day before it exploded arrived at the chaotic scene yesterday and made himself known to police officers.
A former commercial diver who pretended his partner had died to avoid paying tax has been sent to prison for three years.
Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital...
The South's first gun collection event ran smoothly and was a success, netting at least 129 now-illegal firearms from 87 owners, police say.
Victims of a massive house explosion in Christchurch caused by a gas leak might have survived because they were close to the source of the blast.
A man who allegedly stabbed a miniature horse 41 times has denied the charge against him and will maintain name suppression for at least two more months.
While fielding questions from his car, a 33-year-old man swigged from a bottle of beer - then reached over to his passenger seat and opened another one.