Sweeping proposed changes to the University of Otago's counselling service will make a bad situation worse, the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists says.
The Otago Peninsula settlement of Portobello, looking up Otago Harbour towards Dunedin.
A prisoner driver's licensing programme at the Otago Corrections Facility is as popular as ever and helping to curb reoffending, staff say.
Dunedin is set to begin next year with a debate on gambling, after a vote to consult on a sinking lid on poker machine numbers.
Dunedin's new district plan has been delayed for up to a year.
The Otago Rugby Supporters Club will cease to exist after the end of the month.
Central Otago's mayor and deputy mayor say people need to ''lighten up'' about a satirical Facebook page that has listed Cromwell as one of the ''Top 5 Sh!ttiest Towns in New Zealand''.
The day before Stephen Findlay beat his neighbour to death with a blunt object, he tried to speak to his daughter.
The union representing Cadbury workers and a Labour MP have questions after Mondelez announced it could not find anyone to make Kiwi sweets in New Zealand.
By Hunter Norton - Year 11, Cromwell College
Nearly a year after losing her father, Serenity-Grace Nielsen has found something to celebrate again.
By Caitriona MacTaggart - Year 12, Cromwell College
Bus troubles have continued with more no-show services on the city's revised network, but the regional council is saying issues are not due to a staff shortage.
An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds ($NZ3.7m) for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in June.
NZ First leader Winston Peters held secret meetings with National leader Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday, straight after the NZ First board meeting ended with no decision made.
The children of a Seacliff man who beat his neighbour to death have described him as the most placid person they know.
Police have released audio of an interview with Bill English - in which he recalls a conversation with former MP Todd Barclay about secret recordings.
A former MasterChef contestant has claimed one of the Australia's most prestigious awards for young chefs.
Emergency crews are searching for six people who went missing after their trawler sank off the central Queensland coast.
Australia has won its bid for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council despite criticism of its own record.