A University of Otago scientist has joined the Government in condemning Japan's latest whaling expedition into the Southern Ocean.
Staff were evacuated from part of Dunedin Hospital this morning after smoke in a room sparked a fire call-out.
Singers Miley Cyrus and Neil Young are among hundreds of people who have lost their homes in wildfires in the California seaside town of Malibu.
Nearly 150 ACC claims for injuries caused by electric scooters have been lodged in the month since Lime e-scooters launched in Auckland and Christchurch.
Forestry officials working on the Government's flagship One Billion Trees plan ordered more than one million pine seedlings for a block of land so choked with scrub and weeds planting couldn't go...
The wrecked vehicle of a man who died in a fiery crash this morning north of Taupō is unrecognisable after it was jammed beneath a truck.
While the Government had hoped its latest pay offer to NZEI union members would encourage primary educators to avert industrial action this week, a Dunedin principal says the strike was inevitable.
A Dunedin father says more boy racers than ever are speeding past his Caversham home, doing burnouts and putting children's lives at risk.
Rotary Club of Dunedin president Lisa Wilson says the senseless vandalism of a public barbecue shelter built by the club for the public to enjoy is devastating.
Stage one of Dunedin hospital's new intensive care unit (ICU) has had its official opening and an official name change, to Te Puna Wai Ora-Southern Critical Care.
The new Dunedin Hospital build seems set to become more complex and more costly, after drilling on the site found soils that will make the project more difficult.
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Dunedin says an expanded royal commission into the abuse of children may not go far enough.
After taking a break from a lengthy musical career, 90-year-old veteran Dunedin jazz drummer and singer Jack Allpress is delighted to be singing again.
The family of a man assaulted in a Dunedin road rage incident last week has thanked the members of the public who came to his aid, as the alleged assailant remains at large.
The University of Otago is predicting its roll will hit a six-year high next year, reaching 18,830 equivalent full-time students (EFTS) despite a national drop in high school leavers also being...
A man seen acting suspiciously in a building site was apprehended by a police dog team on Sunday night.
Students may be facing the largest rent increase in recent years but the head of the Otago Property Investors' Association says they are "getting off lightly''.