More than 11,000 cardboard hearts, each representing an animal that died in Otago University teaching and research last year, were hung on the site of its new animal research facility yesterday.
Fishermen are preparing to fight to ensure "fishing culture" along the southeast coast of the South Island does not become a tale of the one that got away.
Director-general of the Department of Conservation Lou Sanson says it may be time to start charging for the use of the country’s Great Walks.
The Taxpayers Union hits out at all Councils for spending too much on social media and has shown that Dunedin has spent the second most behind Auckland.
Puan, an orangutan at Perth Zoo, has been named the world's oldest Sumatran orangutan in captivity at 60.
The Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust and the Southern District Health Board are at odds over which entity is supposed to be maintaining the pool while its long-term fate remains in limbo.
The owner of an Australian theme park Dreamworld, where four people were killed on a water ride, has defended its safety practices amid intense criticism.
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The High Court has allowed an appeal against a judge's decision to discharge rugby player Losi Filipo without conviction for assaulting four people, including two women.
Former transport minister Gerry Brownlee told NZ that he broke CAA rules because he was in a hurry but a new report shows that after he used an exit that he shouldn’t have he then stop in a book...
Former All Black hooker Andrew Hore may come out of retirement and play one last game for Otago.
Worldwide populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plunged by almost 60% since 1970 as human activities overwhelm the environment, the WWF conservation group said.
A whitebaiter in his 70s has been taken to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after falling into the Taieri River at Henley, south of Dunedin, this morning.
Duco has approached the Government asking for funding to help them stage Joseph Parker’s World Championship boxing match in New Zealand.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says it was disappointed with what it found after inspecting six Castle St student flats.
A Dunedin woman has denied acting as a party to a man being unlawfully supplied with morphine.
Neighbours of a 66-year-old man found dead at a Brockville house say he was a hardworking man who always seemed to have a smile on his face.
Meet your new Prime Minister: Paula Bennett. Acting Prime Minister, that is.
Police say reports of a three-month old child being kidnapped in Hamilton are false.
Genes taken from archived blood samples show the US AIDS epidemic started in New York in the early 1970s, definitively debunking the long-held belief that the virus was spread in the early 1980s by a flight attendant who became vilified as "Patient Zero" for seeding the US outbreak.