One person was taken to hospital after a milk tanker crashed and fell off the Rakaia River Bridge.
A group of talented young dancers from a Mosgiel studio will compete at the highest level of dance on offer in New Zealand, a choreographer says.
A potential change to a bus timetable may allow school pupils living in Harington Point to get home sooner.
Overseas gambling sites need tighter restrictions to protect the vulnerable, a Dunedin counsellor says.
A Bill proposing measures to protect vulnerable people against loan sharks needs more teeth, a Dunedin budget adviser says.
A single Lotto ticket is now worth $12,250,000, while a different ticket bought at Gardens New World will net a lucky Dunedinite $250,000.
A tornado has torn through the small coastal settlement of Awakino in Taranaki, destroying three beach houses.
Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film "Easy Rider" that captured the spirit of the era's counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79.
A flatmate of the man accused of killing Australian tourist Sean McKinnon is shaken after the man's arrest.
Former jail-house lawyer Arthur Taylor has spent six months in Dunedin since being released on parole. But the honeymoon might soon be over as he eyes a move north. Rob Kidd reports.
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West Harbour board member Ryan Jones is stepping down after three years as the youngest community board representative in New Zealand.
Experienced governors and community leaders from outside the organisation may shake up what looks to be a hotly contested election for the dozen positions on the Otago Regional Council.
The sitting Otago Regional Council chairman says the health of both himself and the council would benefit from him stepping aside after a 15-year run.
The return of a democratically elected Southern District Health Board has been greeted with enthusiasm.
John White turned 74 yesterday, and today graduates from the University of Otago with a doctorate in public health.
The race for the mayoral robes and chain is under way across the South as a packed field lines up for Dunedin's contest.