Trying to stop someone from drink driving earned an Otago Good Samaritan a broken pelvis for her efforts after she was dragged along the road by a car.
The National Party board is to meet at lunchtime to discuss National MP Hamish Walker's future in politics.
Eleven years after their hit show ended, the stars of Flight of the Conchords have reunited to spread some "cheer".
Otago Regional Council chairwoman Marian Hobbs has been ousted from her role, and Andrew Noone has been voted in as her successor.
Police Minister Stuart Nash believes an investigation will show other National Party MPs or members were also involved in Covid patient data leak.
Invercargill deputy mayor Toni Biddle is urging her council and chief executive to provide "progression and a clear direction" about the Southland Museum.
The National Party board is meeting today to decide the fate of the MP who leaked Covid-19 patient details and leader Todd Muller wants Hamish Walker out.
Clutha Southland MP Hamish Walker has outed himself as the person who sent the details of Covid-19 patients to news media outlets and has apologised.
National Party leader Todd Muller has refused to comment on an incident involving fellow MP Michael Woodhouse and a photo of a toilet seat with Dunedin MP Clare Curran's face on it.
Localised flooding has closed roads in West Otago and Southland, with Environment Southland warning that water levels will remain high for a few days.
A Polish erotic film that trended at No 3 on New Zealand Netflix over the weekend is being accused of glamourising rape, Stockholm syndrome and kidnapping.
National leader Todd Muller says waiting for a vaccine or for other countries to eliminate Covid-19 before the border reopens would leave New Zealand "on its knees".
Livestock vet Victoria Chapman has been delighted to discover more than a dozen fantails roosting snugly together on a jasmine vine in her shed.
A newborn baby has been photographed holding the contraceptive coil his mother used in a failed attempt to prevent pregnancy.
A Dunedin student attempting to scratch his eyeballs out has prompted a warning from police around drug use.
Legalising cannabis has the potential to counter systemic racism, see more treatment services and lift poor communities that have become embroiled in the black market.