A senior Dunedin gang member blackmailed a retail worker out of up to $250,000 by bombarding him with threats of violence.
Otago Daily Times
It's the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Spark appears to have left the main stage. But it still wants to be a major player. No longer wants to be in the supporting actor category.
A body found at the mouth of the Grey River on the West Coast is believed to be that of missing Christchurch girl Emily Branje.
A jury has been shown CCTV footage which puts what the Crown says is a Dunedin doctor's car on the route to his victim's home.
Cook and health coach Jamalia Edwards tells the ODT's Rebecca Fox how a major health challenge forced her to look at how she ate.
A top rugby player and junior weightlifting world champion may have had his international sporting dreams dashed.
The Southern DHB's well-intentioned plans to improve maternity services in the South instead led to confusion, miscommunication, overdue actions and unintended consequences, a review says.
A woman saved her own life and that of the man trying to kill her after wriggling through the window of a caravan quickly filling with gas, a court has heard.
Crews are have managed to contain a blaze fire north of Dunedin but it could take "several days" to ensure it is completely out, a Fire and Emergency spokesman says.
Canterbury fullback Josh McKay is making a real play to fill the shoes of the Highlanders co-captain.
The huge fire that ripped through more than than 4500ha of land in the Deep Stream area of Otago has been contained but Dunedin residents are being asked to continue to conserve water.
Christchurch police are appealing for sightings of a man missing after a planned trip to a North Canterbury walkway.
The death of a student at a large flat party has thrown Dunedin’s student drinking culture into the spotlight. Daisy Hudson reports.
The Waitaki Woodturners' Guild building at Oamaru Racecourse has been burgled for a second time in six years.
The Lotto Powerball jackpot was not struck on Saturday and has been rolled over to Wednesday, when the pool will be $38 million.