The NZTA has banned its staff from using Uber during work time or claiming Uber rides on expenses.
Police are investigating the sudden death of a female student at a University of Canterbury hall of residence.
Teachers are demanding to know if they risk police charges for physically separating school fights or defending themselves when students attack.
The Dunedin City Council’s proposed new heritage rules are too restrictive and property owners should have more freedom to demolish uneconomic heritage buildings, the Property Council says.
When Tracy Holmes was diagnosed with alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency liver disease, doctors told her parents she would not live much past her second birthday.
Vehicles of all shapes and sizes are invited to take part in the Rev ’n’ Ride Dunedin car cruise next month to raise funds for the New Zealand Cancer Society
There has been a muted response in Dunedin to a Spark Foundation programme to provide low-cost broadband to needy families.
The days of dealing with the worst that Otago weather can throw at veterinarian Peter Gillespie might not be completely over.
A Waldronville couple is calling for action on intersections in the Green Island area after two "near misses" this month.
Five months after University of Otago graduate Logan Elliott (29) completed his master of entrepreneurship degree, the entertainment company he co-founded was performing at a party for...
Standing down after 27 years on the Otago Regional Council, Louise Croot refuses to say she is retiring.
A 12-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries after falling from a rope swing at Purakaunui beach this afternoon.
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George discuss a Bay of Plenty cafe owner's decision to stop selling Coca-Cola.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, saying he would "be happy" to exterminate 3 million drug users and peddlers in the country.
Authorities have released two videos of police shooting an unarmed black man dead in California, but the grainy footage, much of it without sound, was not likely to pacify community outrage.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Wellington about midday and was felt as far away as Central Otago and Southland.
Donald Trump has increased his attacks on a former beauty queen with a vague allegation about a sex tape in Twitter posts, prompting Hillary Clinton to denounce him as "unhinged."
British PM Theresa May has ordered a review of employment practices, saying she wants to ensure workers' rights were protected under changing business models and a growing trend towards flexible or self-employment.
California's Governor has signed legislation widening the US state's legal definition of rape and mandate prison if the victim was unconscious, following the furor over a university sexual assault case.
The Rosetta spacecraft has ended its historic mission, crashing on the surface of the dusty, icy comet it has spent 12 years chasing.