A Dunedin man who sold cannabis and ritalin to an undercover police officer while on home detention for earlier drug-dealing will remain behind bars for at least another year.
The Dunedin City Council has begun planning for the potentially pricey refurbishment of its Civic Centre headquarters.
University of Otago student AbbyRose Hammond (19) browses designer labels at the iD Designer Sale in Dunedin at the weekend.
A Canadian tourist had a lucky escape after being caught in a rip at St Clair Beach yesterday.
Arts Festival Dunedin made a profit last year but shifting it to coincide with the school holidays ``did not work''.
A push to buy land and reopen the Chain Hills tunnel has received a boost from three private benefactors, who have each pledged $50,000 loans for the project.
Record numbers of migrants coming to Otago, headed by Australians, is seen as a vote of confidence in the region's economy.
The public has shed light on its preferred site for a new aquatic facility in Mosgiel but remains in the dark over car parking plans at both locations.
Having candidates compete to represent Labour in blue-ribbon rural seats is unusual and reflects a party on the rise, Labour Party secretary Andrew Kirton says.
King's High School pupil Fotu Peni (14) took the chance to cool off yesterday by leaping into Steamer Basin in Dunedin.
There is not enough time to consult the public about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, project chairman Andrew Blair says.
A student caught with handwritten notes twice during the same examination was among 50 disciplined for dishonest practices by the University of Otago last year.
Auckland resident Mark Kerr has ``no regrets'' about resigning from his full-time job to devote five months to walking the length of New Zealand to raise money for St John.
A sunbathing seal caught the eye of a photography student and a visiting friend at Dunedin's St Clair Beach at the weekend.
A notorious Taliban commander behind the killing of New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan has died in a shootout with Afghani security forces.
Australia is failing to protect its female indigenous people from violence, which is aggravated by high levels of inequity, the United Nations said
Lionel Patea has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Kiwi-born Tara Brown, his ex-partner and mother of his child.
Both National and Labour say a policy to reduce jail time if prisoners complete literacy, numeracy and driver licensing courses is worth considering.
The pedestrian critically injured when she was hit by a vehicle in Dunedin at the weekend has died.
The big migration trend, which underpins New Zealand's strong economic growth, shows no sign of letting up.