A wildfire burning in the Peruvian Amazon that has charred some 20,000 hectares of rainforest and destroyed crops planted by indigenous communities was raging toward a national park and another protected area, authorities said on Thursday.
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George talk over the Sensible Sentencing Trust and Police Association claims that Nikolas Delegat got a lenient sentence because of his wealthy family and dismiss this...
A large piece of aircraft debris discovered on the island of Pemba, off the coast of Tanzania in June is from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370.
Typhoon Meranti slammed into southeastern China with strong winds and lashing rain that caused flooding and cut power to 1.65 million homes.
Three people have been arrested after a police pursuit in North Canterbury that ended in the vehicle catching fire last night.
An elderly man called out for help as he lay injured on the floor for two days before a neighbour realised something was wrong.
Efforts to get rid of an evasive gaggle of geese which messed up a Port Chalmers sports field cost the Dunedin City Council almost $7000.
The blackmailing mistress of a Dunedin financial fraudster will remain behind bars after the New Zealand Parole Board found she remains an undue risk to the community.
Lee Hartnett, of Dunedin, kiteboards on Otago Harbour yesterday.
A Port Chalmers man has been charged with thefts from cars at tourist hotspots around Dunedin.
A 19-year-old man was arrested last night after the alleged assault of a Campus Watch staff member in North Dunedin.
It is going to take some serious scrubbing to get the indelible ink off Omar Arekatera Te Ra’s face.
The University of Otago might stump up some money for the Dunedin Hospital redevelopment.
Bridgette Russell checks a box of envelopes containing voting papers at the New Zealand Post centre in Dunedin yesterday.
An election meeting in Mosgiel last night showed voters will get to choose from a surprising breadth of skills and approaches from candidates vying for election.
A quick-thinking fast-food worker extinguished a bus fire in Dunedin yesterday.
The "crumbling" state of Dunedin Hospital poses risks, and it could be forced to close if a "significant defect" was found, the strategic assessment for its redevelopment says.
The Otago Regional Council has appealed the decision to allow a developer to build two units on the site of an uninhabitable flood-damaged South Dunedin house.
A University of Otago public health advocate has accused the Government of ignoring the need for alcohol reform in its shake-up of family violence law.
The outcome of a closed door meeting to review Dunedin City Council chief executive Sue Bidrose’s performance was kept confidential yesterday.