A young Thai couple who lost their life savings when their food caravan was stolen have found the vehicle thanks to "the power of social media".
A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway.
A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has warned Brazilians that her conservative opponents were trampling on democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of the past 13 years.
A league fan hit and killed by a train as he rushed across tracks to grab something from his car will leave a "huge hole" in the lives of the family and friends.
An alleged drunk driver was apprehended by members of the public after she left a trail of destruction in the Dunedin suburb of Mornington,
Plans to raze a flood-damaged Forbury house and build two homes in its place have been given resource consent, despite being opposed by a DCC planner.
Increased participation in sports is placing pressure on Dunedin sport fields as the Dunedin City Council vows to take a look at the issue.
Conventional notions of a "picket fence'' family life that underpin New Zealand's social policies do not match the reality of many young people's lives.
A 27-year-old man will appear in the Dunedin District Court on Friday after police recovered stolen goods.
The Southern District Health Board is being urged to work faster to reduce doctor fatigue as a result of the hours they are being rostered to work.
Nigel Hope says he could have bought a jet ski but instead his ``fun vehicle'' purchase was a former Dunedin Fire Service Mack Snorkel.
The Otago rugby team is the subject of a University of Otago concussion study - and now five of the side are out of tomorrow night's game because of the injury.
Tickets to an upcoming Dunedin talk by a hostage negotiator, terrorist prosecutor and human rights lawyer are selling fast.
New University of Otago research suggests that targeting preschoolers in television advertising promotes tensions in families.
Prime Minister John Key was questioned about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild and the Invermay downgrade at a party fundraiser in Dunedin last week.
Dunedin artist Craig McIntosh is the first recipient of a new award.
The size and shape of over 100 Southern right whales has been captured for the first time thanks to laser drone technology.
A 20-year regular on the Waikouaiti River says the whitebait season has so far been ''hopeless''.
The war between fats and carbohydrates needs to end, nutrition experts say.
The University of Otago's humanities division would grow, rather than shrink, if the Labour Party was in power, David Clark says.