A Consumer NZ test of 40 fresh chicken products has found campylobacter in nearly two-thirds of samples.
It may have taken only five loaves and two fishes to feed 5000 people in the Bible, but feeding about 600 people at Dunedin Town Hall on Christmas Day will be bigger than Ben Hur.
The group behind bringing Cobb & Co to Dunedin Railway Station has moved to clarify aspects of the project, in response to public comment.
The Kaikoura earthquakes have given community boards a chance to review their civil defence procedures, Otago Peninsula Community Board chairman Paul Pope says.
Reneging on an undertaking to earmark a strategic piece of land for the Dunedin Hospital rebuild has undermined the city’s two leading institutions, former Dunedin City councillor Hilary Calvert says.
After months of uncertainty, mail delivery is highly likely to continue at the Karitane store for Karitane residents who wish to collect their mail there.
Police are seeking witnesses to an attempted abduction of a child outside a pre-school.
Iraqi forces captured a neighbourhood in east Mosul, pushing deeper to the heart of Islamic State's Iraq stronghold and destroying three sites where it produced car bombs used in waves of suicide attacks, the campaign's commander said.
A US drone strike in Syria has killed an Islamic State militant linked to the January 7 2015 attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, defense officials said
The European Union said on Friday it would introduce more sanctions on Syrian individuals and entities over the offensive on Aleppo, where Syrian government forces with the backing of Russia and Iran have been pushing out rebels.
The Warehouse is urging customers to stop using kettles it has recalled due to the risk of ``severe electric shock''.
A New Zealander has been killed and two others have been injured in Indonesia when a Contiki tour van went off a cliff.
Simon Bridges is withdrawing from the contest to be National's deputy leader today - handing it to Paula Bennett.
Samoa is hoping for a knock-out result from one of its favourite sons tonight. But it is already guaranteed a winning outcome for its tourism business.
Police were called to a suspicious car fire in Dunedin this morning.
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has just struck the Solomon Islands a day after another big quake.
The Minister for Social Development says she expects Child, Youth and Family to review how a vulnerable teenager came to be placed at an address frequented by a Mongrel Mob associate.
Anger at the ongoing lack of funding and resources to deal with at-risk children, such as a 12-year-old regularly using drugs, has prompted a Dunedin school principal to write an explosive open letter to several Government ministers.
Twenty-five years ago, Dawn Barnes was in a dark place.
Big spending did not necessarily pay off in Dunedin’s October local government elections.