Police are disappointed the drink-drive message is not getting through to some motorists.
Presbyterian Support Otago is the big winner from a shake-up of budget advisory services, while other Dunedin agencies have lost contracts.
An embarrassing blunder in a widely distributed University of Otago calendar has left a student fearing others may miss their exams.
The whitebait season is gearing up to be a fruitful one if recent hauls are anything to go by, although North Otago appears to be faring better than Dunedin.
Dunedin Hospital recognised National Anaesthesia Day yesterday by showing the public what goes on behind closed doors.
Planned industrial action affecting more than 1000 ambulance officers throughout the country is linked to similar issues involved in the junior doctors' national 48-hour strike.
When it comes to keeping active, Steve Ting has always opted for something a little different.
David Klein is a science storyteller and this summer he’s cycling the country with his award-winning one-man show about curiosity, learning and the universe.
If someone approached me in a clown suit brandishing weapons, I would use all possible means to ensure my life would be protected, do they realise the repercussions their actions may have?
The long-awaited offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State has begun, launching a major effort by the Iraqi government to oust the extremists from their last major stronghold in Iraq.
The number of people using methamphetamine has dropped but the remaining pockets are using more than ever - and some parts of the country are not adequately covered by support services.
A family of four has been found dead in a home in Sydney's northern suburbs.
The Supreme Court jury hearing the the murder trial of Gold Coast man Gable Tostee has retired to consider its verdict.
The Otago Regional Councillor who lost his seat to Michael Laws by five votes is seeking a recount.
An Auckland mayoral candidate was found guilty for ramming the car which had a mother and her two children inside while he was driving five times over the legal blood alcohol limit.
Dunedin was the hottest place in the country for a time today before a rapid 10degC drop in temperature cooled the city down.
A former MediaWorks staffer who misused company credit cards and created fictitious invoices to the tune of more than $450,000 has been sent to prison for three years.
A Dunedin cleaner accused of killing his boss attacked her as she finished her shift, dragged her out of a van as she tried to escape and beat her to death with a hammer as she lay on the ground, the Crown says.
Police have confirmed the man who was found dead in his crashed ute was a Christchurch man who had been missing for 10 days.
Four of New Zealand's supermarket brands have joined forces to combat growing childhood obesity in New Zealand.