Nikki Cockburn’s dream of creating a trust that supports suicide awareness has become a reality.
Far more collaboration between local and central government is needed in the next three years to address ‘‘the slow-moving earthquake’’ that is climate change, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
A short film shot by young deaf people from Dunedin has made it on to the red carpet at this weekend’s New Zealand Deaf Short Film Festival (NZDSFF) in Wellington.
Dunedin students are answering the call to enrol to vote and more than 2000 young people have signed up in the past month.
The cheeky horse poo sculpture of Nick Smith has moved to the Environment Minister's home town of Nelson - and been parked up next to his campaign caravan.
A child has been flown to hospital after a bus crash near Queenstown's Remarkables.
The bodies of two men who fled from police have been found in Tongariro National Park.
Singer Troy Gentry, of country music group Montgomery Gentry, died in a helicopter crash in New Jersey, the band's website said. The singer was 50.
The Anglican Synod has decided to reinstate ChristChurch Cathedral.
Products labelled "free range" would have to meet mandatory standards under Green Party policy announced today.
Hurricane Irma strengthened and made landfall in Cuba as a Category 5 storm, as millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean.
At least 60 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia.
When Sir John Key retired as Prime Minister he revealed he would eventually trade his stately Parnell mansion in for a smaller place - and he has delivered.
A Tsunami warning for Chatham Islands, Pegasus Bay, Northern Coasts of Hawke's Bay and East Cape has been cancelled. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) said the beach and marine threat had now passed.
Leigh Gillespie (left) and Craig Latta take advantage of a calm Otago Harbour to paddleboard last Sunday morning.
Cycleway works in North Dunedin were progressing well, the NZ Transport Agency said yesterday.
A Dunedin woman rehabilitating New Zealand wood pigeons is ‘‘appalled’’ one of the native birds had to be euthanised after it was shot.
Dunedin’s accommodation sector is set to be besieged by a triple whammy of events on one February weekend.
New Zealand’s law governing property rights on death remains ‘‘uncertain and unpredictable’’, after 120 years of ‘‘piecemeal’’ development, Prof Nicola Peart said yesterday.
The Strath Taieri Community Board is remaining steadfast in its silence and its support for disgraced member Bevan Dowling, despite growing calls for him to quit.