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Icy roads in Canterbury.

Icy cold morning in the South Island

Police are warning drivers to be careful.


Legacy of Dunedin indie-rock band perserved in new exhibition

For a limited three weeks The Chills exhibition will run.

'Just Doi' is seeking MBIE's clarification if his home is a house or a boat following an ongoing stoush with the Dunedin City Council.

Is it a house or is it a boat? Man in stoush over his home

The Aramoana resident is adamant he's just doing his bit to alleviate the housing crisis.

Police reportedly told the teen he should go into event management.

Dunedin teen, 14, books Airbnb and throws boozy party

Police reportedly told the teen he should go into event management.

CARTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 07:  Police stand guard at the cordon near the accident site on January 7, 2012 in Carterton, New Zealand. Emergency services attended a hot air balloon crash that has killed 11 people in the early hours of Saturday near the Wairarapa plains town of Carterton. The balloon burst into flames and crashed killing all aboard.  (Photo by Marty Melville/Getty Images)

Enraged driver tries to reverse into woman

He's believed to have hit speeds of up to 50km/h while facing backwards.


Amber Rose Rush's mother dies

Her daughter was killed in February.


Dunedin students challenge landlord over mould-ridden flat

A building report found the tenants suffered from "prolonged exposure to high concentrations of toxic mould".

The coach is said to have gloated about his actions.

Dunedin Football coach forced kid to rub nose in dirt - report

The coach is said to have gloated about his actions.


Cable cars could return to Dunedin

It was the second city in the world to run them, but stopped in the 1950s.

The two offenders in the Dunedin store.

Dunedin dairy owners 'shaken' after gunpoint robbery

A male and female took off with cash, cigarettes and pouches of tobacco.


Man's body found on Brighton Beach

His death is being treated as unexplained.


Critic hits back at Otago Uni with its own cheeky censorship

Hundreds of copies of the menstruation issue were removed last week.

 Teddy Bear Hospital

Toys and Te Reo make doctor's visits a breeze

A plush toy hospital is breaking new ground by introducing te reo Māori consultations.


Otago Uni Proctor sorry for 'menstruation' mag's removal

"This was a mistake and never intended as censorship," the university said.

They warn the public can expect an "anytime, anywhere" approach.

17 driving infringements in an hour 'really disappointing' - Dunedin police

"There is no excuse."


Otago Uni proctor admits removing 2000 copies of 'menstruation' magazine

The editor of Critic originally thought a religious group might've been behind it.


Kiwi man says Dunedin bar refused him entry due to speech impairment

"We are not dumb, we're just a bit different to everyone else."

Amber-Rose Rush was found dead at her home on Cleminston Ave on February 3.

Doctor accused of Amber-Rose Rush's murder revealed

30-year-old Venod Skantha's trial has been set for March 2019.


A first-timers guide to Dunedin

The 'Edinburgh of the south' is well worth a visit.


Supermarkets roll out pre-crime facial tracking

It's reportedly being used in a "handful" of stores in the North Island, but Foodstuffs won't reveal which.