A man in 60s, who died after being bashed in South Auckland, was reportedly a good Samaritan trying to stop a street fight.
Donald Trump has been hit by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia and that Trump boasted of firing the FBI's James Comey.
Swedish prosecutors have dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he's been holed up for five years.
MetService say significant snowfall is "no longer expected" in Dunedin, after the South Island got hit with an overnight dumping.
The number of visitors to New Zealand hit a record high in the year to April, while immigrant arrivals also showed no sign of slowing, official figures show.
Good dusting of snow in Naseby this morning, temp currently -1. - Craig Sherson
Prime Minister Bill English says the Conservative Party's new plans to clamp down on immigration will sting Kiwis wanting to live in the UK.
Watching large waves pound the sea wall at the Esplanade in St Clair yesterday are (from left) Tom Batley, Viv Deaker and Charlotte the dog.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has declined a request from local MPs and social agencies for the Dunedin City Council to lead a crisis meeting over a lack of affordable housing.
The annual Otago Sports Awards attracted a full house at the Dunedin Town Hall last night.
The Otago Daily Times and Allied Press publications featured at the Canon Media Awards in Auckland last night.
One of Dunedin’s oldest schools will be rebuilt at a cost of $6.7 million as part of the Government’s bid to modernise New Zealand’s school infrastructure.
It's a message you see regularly on roadside signs and on the television - a simple click saves lives.
They are topics that strike fear in the heart of any parent: sexting, suicide and teens watching pornography. Pam Jones looks at some of the information and support available to help parents.
More than 390 people will graduate from the University of Otago in person, with qualifications in commerce and law, in a ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall at 4pm today.
The head of the police’s Youth Aid section in Dunedin wants an overhaul of the system, which in its present form results in the most vulnerable young offenders falling through the cracks.
Garagenalia, or vintage roadside relics, is a big deal for collectors these days.
More than 210 people will graduate from the University of Otago in person, with qualifications in arts, education, music, teaching and theology, in a ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall at 1pm today....
Next year’s Trenz conference in Dunedin is set to cost ratepayers $200,000, but the long-term pay-off should run well into the millions.
Canada's Queen’s University will early next month confer the honorary degree of doctor of science on former University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Sir David Skegg.