Choppy seas, a pod of dolphins and adverse currents were just a few of the challenges overcome by the 73 entries in the 48th annual around White Island Race off St Clair Beach on Saturday.
A University of Otago academic is warning others travelling to the United States to take a copy of visa rules with them after she says she was wrongly refused entry to the country.
Oamaru heritage buffs Wendy Simpson (left) and Marise Martin get into the Victorian mindset at the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell in Port Chalmers on Saturday.
After the historical records were scoured and family tree illuminated, descendants of a gold rush-era Chinese immigrant and a Scottish barmaid gathered together for the first time at the weekend.
A large amount of cigarettes was stolen after ram-raiders smashed through the front of the On The Spot store in Waitati yesterday.
A group of students is pressing the University of Otago to reconsider plans to shake up its mental health service, and says there are many unanswered questions.
Visiting Indian dance group Kalika Kala Kenra, of Maharashtra, performed at a colourful celebration of the Diwali festival on Saturday in Dunedin’s Octagon.
Nisa Pule (10) wears traditional Tongan dress while standing by a woven mat at a celebration in Corstorphine on Saturday.
When Savanna Leigh turned 16 in June she tore the packaging off a chocolate block to find a shimmering golden ticket. She knew exactly what that meant.
The incoming Labour-led government has much to do in its first 100 days and is unlikely to get much of a honeymoon period because of pressing issues landing at its door.
A woman has died following a shooting in Greymouth this afternoon.
New Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered an obstacle with incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insisting she will push for changes to the agreement due to be finalised next month.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Kaikoura.
Police say burglars may have used a vehicle to smash their way into a Waitati dairy overnight.
As the long weekend wears on, Kiwis aren't being given much of a reprieve from the decidedly average weather gracing most of the country.
Malta's government is offering a reward of 1 million euros for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a prominent journalist.
US President Donald Trump says that, subject to receipt of further information, he plans to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Police have recovered two of the six fishermen who went missing when their trawler capsized and sank off the Queensland coast.
A car and a trailer carrying two jet skis have been taken in a burglary of a commercial premises in South Dunedin.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia cannot accept the "illegal" measures taken by the Spanish government to rule the region directly from Madrid