The brother of Hayden Marshall-Inman, the Whakatane man believed dead in the White Island eruption, says the family wants him brought home.
Questions are being asked over why tourists were allowed at White Island when its "alert level" had been elevated over recent weeks.
A young Whakatane man among those killed in the White Island eruption has been described as having the "kindest heart" and someone who would help pay for strangers' groceries.
A US tourist stood at the crater of White Island volcano minutes before it erupted, and has shared his terrifying experience in a series of messages and videos posted on social media.
Tales of old coal mines underneath part of the Dunedin suburb of Fairfield have brought back memories of adventure and death inside the tunnels for one former resident.
The Dunedin City Council wants to increase the amount of money it and its companies can borrow - if needed - to almost $1 billion.
The new design for Dunedin’s hospital will be revealed before Christmas, after being reviewed again after a budget blowout.
The prospect of a luxury hotel development in the heart of Dunedin is "a step closer" after four interested parties put their hands up to be involved, the Dunedin City Council says.
Repairs have begun on damage to cables caused by flooding at the weekend, which led to broadband and mobile outages, including for medical alert bracelets.
Firefighters tried to perform CPR on a dog found hiding under a bed during a Wakari house fire, but could not save the family pet.
Some parents of children with measles in Samoa appear to be panicking over the care their infants are receiving, with at least three families reportedly taking their children out of hospital...