A woman has described to a jury her childhood ordeal of watching her friend being raped while her alleged abuser filmed it.
A Dunedin man with a history of domestic violence says he wants to turn his life around and help other men in his position.
Contractors begin removing scaffolding from the Castle St facade of Dunedin's historic courthouse yesterday.
The blaze which gutted a Brockville home where a man's body was found is not believed suspicious.
Dunedin has ''returned to form'' in giving Labour a strong party vote, political commentator Chris Trotter says.
A historic miner's hut near Macraes was close to disrepair, but the Department of Conservation said sod that.
A 42-year-old man had more than one reason to not want to speak to police when blue and red lights appeared behind him yesterday morning.
Poor nutrition is contributing to the increasing numbers of people suffering mental illness, a large psychiatry conference has been told.
Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft urges more than 100 University of Otago family law students to become advocates for young people once they took on ''powerful'' positions as lawyers.
The Public Service Association and Southern District Health Board are at odds over staffing levels, but the union claims the board has admitted there are too many vacancies.
The body of a rare striped dolphin has been discovered on Warrington Beach, near Dunedin.
An SUV that crashed into the side of a Dunedin house yesterday is proving difficult to remove.
The birth of a leopard seal on a popular Dunedin beach is the first of its kind on mainland New Zealand in 40 years, the Department of Conservation says.
Dunedin foster care children will have something to call their own thanks to an Otago Girls' High School business project.
Some buses on Dunedin's Balaclava route failed to turn up yesterday morning, in the wake of expanded and changed bus services.
Myanmar is committing crimes against humanity in its campaign against Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, Human Rights Watch said, and it called for the UN Security Council to impose sanctions and an arms embargo.
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption court on Tuesday, kicking off trial proceedings that he says are biased and which threaten to dent his party's chances at the next general election due in mid-2018.
A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp has been sold for $NZ59 million, the Vancouver-based company said
More than 6000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.
An illuminating short video showing stunning views of Dunedin's glowworm population sheds fresh light on the unique creatures.