In the third of a three-part series focused on the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, health reporter Eileen Goodwin travels to Christchurch where hospital designs differ "radically" from the past.
The upgrade of a part of the city’s infrastructure that contributed to severe flooding last year is nearing completion.
Worksafe has started a safety review of Delta after a whistleblower raised serious concerns over the lines network it maintains.
More than 90 Minis will participate in New Zealand Mini Nationals in Dunedin this weekend.
A wooden fence and safety barriers have been put in Lower Stuart St in preparation for a $20 million restoration and upgrade project at Dunedin’s historic courthouse.
Fishing licence sales since the start of the season have been buoyant in the South as sales in other regions flounder.
The University of Otago is planning to build a $15 million recording studio and music production facility, mothballing its present Albany St building.
A leaked internal email has revealed Dunedin City Council-owned Delta this year stopped prioritising work on its most dangerous power poles in favour of other work.
Landscaping work at the University of Otago which has been plagued with delays will finish six months behind the original schedule, but not over budget, the university says.
Churches across the world are joining a Helsinki parish in ringing their bells daily to commemorate civilians killed in the battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo.
A bottom-dwelling, mud-grubbing, armoured fish that swam in tropical seas 423 million years ago is fundamentally changing the understanding of the evolution of an indisputably indispensable anatomical feature: the jaw.
New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Bill English cancelled a meeting with two senior Hong Kong democracy supporters this week on advice from his foreign office, he said on Friday, underscoring a delicate relationship with China.
US presidential campaign tensions seeped into a high-profile charity dinner as Donald Trump joked about sending Hillary Clinton to prison and she alluded to Trump's statements about women.
Hundreds of snow leopards are killed illegally every year in remote mountains from China to Tajikistan, further endangering the big cats that number only a few thousand in the wild, a report has said.
Auckland Council and its contractors have been ordered to pay $255,000 in fines and reparations over the death of a 19-year-old woman.
Honduras' Congress approved a law to prevent drug trafficking money being used to finance political campaigns in the poor Central American nation blighted by gang violence.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has rejected reports that elite New Zealand troops are playing a combat role in northern Iraq.
A woman was seriously injured when she fell from a balcony in Dunedin last night.
Landlords of several flats on Castle St have found themselves in hot water following an investigation into rental housing standards.
A young woman found dead in the Waikato River has been described as "beautiful", "sassy" and "stubborn".