The Otago Polytechnic School of Occupational Therapy has been awarded $15,000 for a project to develop "lighting prescriptions" for elderly Dunedin residents who are visually impaired.
The stigma around receiving food parcels may be stopping those who need support from accessing foodbank services, food distributors say.
Voting papers have been out for a week, the candidates’ forum season is (thankfully) winding down, but things have become testy in the Dunedin local government elections. David Loughrey, also...
The possible slaughter of a rooster in Dunedin has the SPCA concerned.
Police have apologised to a Dunedin woman after an officer was found to have used "unnecessary force" against her during a protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership.
The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying she was more qualified than presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.
Four people have been shot dead at a mall in northwest Washington state and the gunman has fled the scene, police say.
Police are searching for a 23-year-old man in connection with a fatal south Auckland shooting this morning.
A gun recovered at the scene of the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, was loaded and had fingerprints matching those of the victim, CNN reported, as the man's...
A Canterbury student is in hospital with a serious spinal fracture he suffered jumping from a roof into a paddling pool with his hair on fire as a stunt.
Actor and director Terry Jones, a founding member of Britain's zany Monty Python comedy team, has been diagnosed with a form of dementia that restricts his capacity to speak, his representative says.
A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a 21st birthday party in Lower Hutt overnight.
A Lyttelton man's honesty paid off for the owner of a lost wallet this week.
The junior doctors’ union has rejected a claim from DHBs that a new pay offer constitutes a significant concession in a sign the increasingly frosty dispute is no closer to being resolved.
It was the sort of homecoming every athlete dreams of.
The 19-year-old at the centre of an armed robbery in St Kilda remains on the loose as the other two women accused of the incident are released on bail.
The Dunedin City Council faces a potentially protracted legal battle as New Zealand’s supermarket giants join forces to fight the city’s local alcohol policy.
A 22-year-old pharmacy student remains in custody after yesterday pleading not guilty to drug charges and electing trial by jury.
University of Otago staff and students protested against cuts to the humanities division during a visit by Deputy Prime Minister Bill English yesterday.
A crime spree in a Dunedin suburb is continuing and police are asking residents to remain vigilant.