Pupils at Havelock North schools will return to their classrooms today as the town slowly returns to normality after a gastro bug infected more than 4000 of its residents.
Police and the Fire Service attended a phone box fire in central Dunedin yesterday.
A person died last night after being hit while trying to alert motorists to an accident on State Highway 1 north of Auckland.
Nell O’Dwyer-Strang (25), of Dunedin, tries on a kimono from Sandshoe Vintage at the Vintage Roundup clothing sale on Saturday.
The 28-year-old woman charged over two armed incidents in St Kilda last week spent the weekend in custody away from her child.
The Dunedin City Council is calling for feedback from residents on its preferred option for a library and community hub in South Dunedin before a report is presented to councillors next month.
Concerns about freedom camping in Warrington took an unusual twist at the weekend when tourists got a camper van stuck in sand on a walking track near the beach.
A leading University of Otago microbiologist, Emeritus Prof Frank Griffin, has urged university graduates to seek "win-win outcomes" in the workplace and elsewhere.
Ravensbourne Boating Club was in the presence of greatness on Saturday as two Olympic gold medallists spent time with its members.
A "very deserving" Dunedin couple claimed their $13.3 million Lotto ticket from a lucky South Dunedin store yesterday.
If you thought you could try absolutely everything in a onesie, four friends who participated in yesterday’s Mud, Sweat and Tears Challenge at Wingatui might respectfully beg to differ.
A national review of police station safety may be used to justify closing some smaller stations in Otago, the Police Association says.
A Canadian band whose lead singer was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer have performed their last concert at the end of an emotional farewell tour.
A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep that killed at least 51 people, the president says.
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe.
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The Australian Electoral Commission has recommended that a vote on whether to allow same sex marriage be delayed, but no decision has been made.
Numbers of people struck down by gastro illness in the Hawke's Bay is declining but people still need to continue to be vigilant with their hand hygiene.
The average New York City taxi driver may still be sassy - but won['t be required to speak English any longer.
A suspected suicide bomber has targeted a wedding celebration in Turkey, killing 22 people and injuring at least 90 more.