Dunedin & Otago

Crashed people mover in Alexandra.

Intoxicated boy, 15, allegedly driving rolled people mover in Central Otago with parent in the car

Police says it's "sheer luck they didn't end up killing themselves".

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Three year on, she is still working tirelessly to help those same youngsters.

Dunedin Hospital worker overwhelmed with $10,000 award to help Malawi nursery school kids

Devon Kilkelly volunteered at the school and is the latest recipient of the ASB Good and Gold Award on Seven Sharp.

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A Dunedin driver has crashed his car after police were called to a "family harm incident".

Raw video: Fleeing driver leaves power pole unrecognisable after slamming into it at high speed

Dunedin police were called to a "family harm incident". Then things began to unravel.

Dunedin city councillor Jim O’Malley, who organised the bid, says $20 million is needed to save the factory.

Classic Kiwi treats, including Pineapple Lumps and Jaffas, to be made in Australia

Mondelez International has pulled the pin on finding a local manufacturer.

Mr McLean, 63, has not been seen since leaving Wakari Hospital yesterday.

Review after Dunedin man goes missing from rehab unit

Southern DHB is reviewing its care of a Dunedin man as police continue to look for him.

Person suffers serious injuries following single car crash near Dunedin

Emergency services were called to the scene west of Dunedin just before 3pm today.

Gordon Mclean in the outfit he was wearing when he was last seen.

Search for 'very frail' Dunedin man continues

Police say teams will be checking waterways as they continue their search for missing Dunedin man Gordon Mclean.

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The culling was deemed necessary to prevent the spread of the painful cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis across North Otago.

'We've had lots of tears' - Otago farmers struggling with emotional impact of slaughter of 4000 infected cows

Dairy cows infected with Mycoplasma bovis will be culled to prevent the disease's spread.

Gordon Mclean in the outfit he was wearing when he was last seen.

Dunedin residents urged to check properties for missing man amid serious concerns

Dozens of searchers have been looking for 63-year-old Gordon "Gordy" McLean.

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The bacterial disease, the first of its kind in New Zealand, has infected 150 cows in South Canterbury.

Around 4,000 cattle set to be culled from Otago farms in bid to stop spread of Mycoplasma bovis

The culls will be undertaken on five infected properties around Oamaru.

Otago University

University of Otago to cut 160 support staff positions

The changes are expected to lead to annual savings of nearly $15 million.

Ian Griffin photographed the auroral beams in Otago.

'A night of subtle pastel auroral beauty' - breath-taking aurora captured in Otago

Aurora Australis revealed itself in all its stunning beauty.

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Thanks to the two girls in Central Otago, one of NZ's estimated 40,000 homeless has somewhere to stay.

'Can't judge a book by its cover' - Kind hearted Alexandra family welcome homeless man off the street

Thanks to the two girls in Central Otago, one of NZ's estimated 40,000 homeless has somewhere to stay.

Watch: Burst water main shuts down part of Queenstown Mall, leaving it a flooded mess

Onlookers were held back by security tape as the water swirled around empty tables and chairs at the popular shopping district.

House fire in Dunedin treated as suspicious

The vacant Housing NZ property in Mosgiel was extensively damaged.

Raw video emerges showing Otago Uni students vomiting on each other as concerns grow about out-of-control student flat hazing

Graphic warning: There are fears about Otago student culture, after footage of the wild initiations emerged on social media.

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Ella Yelich-O'Connor, otherwise known as Lorde, gives an insight into the life that she lives.

'A grass roots movement' - pioneers of Dunedin Sound to be honoured at Silver Scroll Awards tonight

During the event, Dunedin rock legends The Clean will also be inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.

Southerm District Police are seeking sightings of Stephen Lowe

Missing Dunedin man's body found near falls in Catlins Conservation Park

Stephen Lowe had been missing since September 15 when he left his work.

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Dalton Williams was running on a beach in Dunedin when he saw a leopard seal pup being born.

'It's sad to go' - leopard seal pup to be euthanised after rare birth on Dunedin beach

A runner came to the aid of a leopard seal pup after it was born in the shallows of a Dunedin beach.

Raw video: Locals fight to save unusual striped dolphin's life after it strands near Dunedin

A couple dug trenches and encouraged the mammal back out into the surf.

Southerm District Police are seeking sightings of Stephen Lowe

Search continues for Dunedin man missing for over a week

Mr Lowe left work on Portsmouth Drive in Dunedin about 10am on September 15.

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Three fire trucks attended a house fire in Brockville, Dunedin, just after midnight this morning in which one person has died.

Watch: Firefighters battle massive Dunedin house fire overnight that claimed one person's life

Three fire trucks were called to the scene of the fire just after midnight in the suburb of Brockville.

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Nostalgic and packed with subtle humour it screened for the first time on Wednesday.

New Zealand's oldest running radio station in Dunedin subject of quirky documentary film

Nostalgic and packed with subtle humour it screened for the first time last night.

The male sea lion died after being shot.

'It's really disheartening someone would do this' - sea lion found shot dead on Catlins beach

Police are appealing for help in finding the person who shot an endangered sea lion.

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