Choppy seas, a pod of dolphins and adverse currents were just a few of the challenges overcome by the 73 entries in the 48th annual around White Island Race off St Clair Beach.
The man behind the Waimate 50 is not ready to get out of the driver's seat just yet.
A group of students is pressing the University of Otago to reconsider plans to shake up its mental health service, and says there are many unanswered questions.
Visiting Indian dance group Kalika Kala Kenra, of Maharashtra, performed at a colourful celebration of the Diwali festival on Saturday in Dunedin’s Octagon.
Nisa Pule wears traditional Tongan dress while standing by a woven mat at a celebration in Corstorphine.
A woman has died following a shooting in Greymouth this afternoon.
New Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered an obstacle with incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insisting she will push for changes to the agreement due to be finalised next month.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Kaikoura.
Police say burglars may have used a vehicle to smash their way into a Waitati dairy overnight.
As the long weekend wears on, Kiwis aren't being given much of a reprieve from the decidedly average weather gracing most of the country.
Malta's government is offering a reward of 1 million euros for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a prominent journalist.
US President Donald Trump says that, subject to receipt of further information, he plans to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Police have recovered two of the six fishermen who went missing when their trawler capsized and sank off the Queensland coast.
A car and a trailer carrying two jet skis have been taken in a burglary of a commercial premises in South Dunedin.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia cannot accept the "illegal" measures taken by the Spanish government to rule the region directly from Madrid
After a hunt for a new venue, the next Dunedin Relay for Life will be held outdoors at the Caledonian Ground on March 17 and 18, 2018.
Serious concerns have been raised over the fate of albatross chicks at Taiaroa Head, as plastic is regularly being found in their food.
A Dunedin family has chosen to remember a loved one with a tree rather than a tombstone at Green Park Cemetery's natural burial site.
The "cheek'' of people selling cars privately in Kaikorai Valley Rd is upsetting some business owners.
The fundraising campaign for Wildlife Hospital Dunedin has been boosted by a $10,000 donation from environmental project Use Your Own Cup.