The cold case of how Alexander the Great died, may have been solved with a bit of Dunedin medical expertise.
A group of Southland shearers are hoping to better a 2011 record of shearing over 2200 lambs.
Dunedin man John Dore says the clock has been ticking for more than 50 years to return a treasured family heirloom to its rightful owner.
There is no sign of completion for an Opoho man digitising the history of the South in his basement, one film reel at a time.
And the only reward semi-retired Maurice Hayward gets for his twenty hours of work a week, is knowing important footage will live on for future generations.
Kakanui is a well-known surfing destination to many, but perhaps not for brothers Patrick and Sjors Ens...
Determined to free themselves from the shackles of school holiday boredom, the pair have come up with a novel way to pass the time as the days drag on.
Police say they were called to the crash on Leith Valley Road around 6am.
Two patients were transported to Dunedin Hospital with minor injuries.
The crash happened on Leith Valley Road near the overhead bridge, which is close to the intersection with State Highway one.
It appears the car was travelling up the hill when the driver lost control.