Those who take part in the Oamaru Stone Symposium make it what it is, site manager Matt King says.
The Chills frontman Martin Phillipps is selling off a small portion of his vast collection to help fund a documentary film about his famous band. Mike Houlahan reports.
Polling booths open at 9am today and close at 7pm for people yet to cast their vote in the 2017 general election.
The Dunedin City Council has installed four new parking signs it hopes will ease congestion during the cruise ship season.
A new collaborative initiative between southern iwi and police aims to tackle the overrepresentation of Maori offending and imprisonment.
A man who sold home-made spirits to 15-year-old girls, landing them in hospital vomiting violently, has been fined $500.
A Dunedin woman due to be sentenced on her fifth drink-driving conviction this week turned up so drunk she could barely stand.
Presbyterian Support Otago staff members were surprised and delighted to be given more than 50 early Christmas presents for youngsters in need, at a University of Otago college this week.
A 10th elderly patient at a Miami-area nursing home has died after she was exposed to sweltering heat in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, police said.
Obesity researchers have accused Health Minister Jonathan Coleman of "snubbing" a 10,000-strong petition calling for a sugary drink tax - and their suggestions to make one work.
A high-flying Rotorua fashion designer who this month featured in British Vogue will have to repay nearly $12,000 after being convicted of benefit fraud.
A woman armed with a handgun pointed it at employees at a boutique owned by reality TV stars the Kardashians in the Los Angeles area and later came back brandishing a machete, according to police and media.
Ever since political comedian Tom Sainsbury portrayed Paula Bennett as a "panini and bowl latte lover" in his impersonation, things have gotten a little out of control.
A man who sold home-brewed spirits to 15-year-old girls which landed them in hospital vomiting violently has been fined $500.
In a year of extreme rainfall amounts, a MetService meteorologist is describing 2017 as "the year it didn't stop raining".
New photos have been released revealing the damage to the Marsden Point pipeline which has resulted in the Auckland Airport fuel crisis.
Rescuers swarmed in a frantic search for survivors two days after the deadly Mexico earthquake, focusing on collapsed buildings where people may still be alive.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has travelled to Te Aroha for the funeral of her grandmother, who passed away on Monday night.
The Police National Dive Squad have joined the search for Dunedin man Stephen Lowe who has been missing for a week.
A rally outside Dunedin Hospital this morning was necessarily a silent protest: the picketers were all cardboard cut-outs.