A 47-year-old Dunedin man charged with murder has had his name suppressed so he can inform family about the allegation against him.
Meet your new Prime Minister: Paula Bennett. Acting Prime Minister, that is.
A three-month-old baby is believed to have been kidnapped in Hamilton.
Genes taken from archived blood samples show the US AIDS epidemic started in New York in the early 1970s, definitively debunking the long-held belief that the virus was spread in the early 1980s by a flight attendant who became vilified as "Patient Zero" for seeding the US outbreak.
A series of strong earthquakes hit central Italy, striking fear among residents still rattled by a deadly tremor in August, but there were no reports of casualties.
A water ride that killed four people at an Australian amusement park in one of the world's deadliest theme park accidents had completed an annual safety inspection less than a month ago, the park's owner said.
Family of the New Zealand woman killed in an accident at the theme park Dreamworld have rushed to the Gold Coast to support her grieving husband and two young children.
Kiwi Tiffany & Co fans will be greeted by both familiar and unique sights when they enter the iconic jewellers' New Zealand flagship today.
Police are investigating the theft of an arsenal of weapons from a Dunedin home.
A detailed map showing the location of every dangerously compromised power pole in Dunedin reveals just how worried residents should be about the risk of death or injury.
A 47-year-old man will appear in the Dunedin District Court today charged with the murder of a man at a house in the city.
Back to detailed map of dangerous polesMap show's city's problem poles
The Otago Daily Times has been leaked a detailed map showing the location of dangerous power poles in Dunedin.
Back to detailed map of dangerous polesMap shows city's problem poles
The Dunedin City Council is hoping to attract more film productions to Dunedin, and improve the lot of local film-makers, as a recent project filmed in the city hits the screens.
The most recently promised date for toilets to cater for an increasing number of visitors at the world's steepest street has come and gone, and there is now no guarantee they will be in place for...
Olveston manager Jeremy Smith has ''incredibly mixed feelings'' about leaving Dunedin next month to take up a new fundraising role in Canada.
An Australian television production has moved from Central Otago to Dunedin.
The University of Otago has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Bombay business institute to work together on teaching and research.
The owner of a vintage car is seeking information on its original owner.