The new director of Otago Museum has only been in the job a couple of days, but already has a vision that involves interaction with some of this city's scientists and researchers.
He believes Museums inspire a sense of curiosity in people and that's exactly what he wants to foster.
Police are hunting for offenders behind an unusual, but potentially dangerous spate of thefts.
The man behind New Zealand's latest budget brought his version of the economy to Dunedin today, arguing his steady-as-she-goes approach was working.
But Finance Minister Bill English accepted times were tough for retailers.
And he responded to some pointed local criticism.
Recycling old television sets has become big business for one local company.
What once was trash is leading to treasure, as TV sets pave the way towards a future in e-waste.
A new report shows Otago lifted its GDP by $231 million last year.
That came with a gain in employment, with 162 new businesses adding 660 jobs.
The annual Business and Economic Research Limited report shows Otago had more than 94,000 full-time equivalent jobs in more than 26,000 businesses.
Dunedin country singer Kylie Price has added another prestigious award to her growing list of accolades.
The Nuggets will be looking to keep their winning streak alive when they meet the Hawke's Bay Hawks tonight.
It's been a massive turnaround for the side that hadn't won any games for three years.
But the coach and captain believe in the line-up, and say they'll take it one game at a time, with the backing of their sixth man.
The Green Party has confirmed Aaron Hawkins is the party's mayoral and council candidate.
The Exchange end of Princes Street is on the cusp of a return to former glory as street art and renovations to buildings progress.
The Nuggets may have started their season with seven consecutive wins, but the players say they still feel like underdogs in the competition.
Yesterday, however, they got a chance to take their mind off the pressure they're under, when a couple of them met a member of the Harlem Globetrotters.
A performance at the museum by St. Hilda's pupils combined work with pleasure, as they completed a dance assessment for NCEA credit.
The pupils performed five different dances in five different places to demonstrate dancing throughout the ages of history.
As part of Music Month, singer and guitarist Inge Andrew performed folk music in the library today.
And she writes songs from the heart about love, loss, spoilt rich men - and the occasional cowboy.
Police are looking for a green Subaru with a scoop in the bonnet after a number plate theft and petrol drive-off.
The registration plate was stolen from Old Brighton Road.
Early last week the Subaru with the stolen plates drove away from a Mosgiel petrol station with $110 dollars of petrol.
Fisher and Paykel Healthcare has reported a record net profit after tax of $77 million.
The company this morning announced its results for the year to the end of March.
Those showed net profit increased 20% on the year before.
Operating revenue was also a record $556 million, 8% up on last year.
The sharemarket responded with a more than 5% increase to $3.19.
A week that began with passionate debate on cycle safety is drawing to a close with a thorough look at the city from the vantage point of a bicycle seat.
A community cycle forum to give voice to everyone from the DCC to cycle groups is just beginning as this bulletin goes to air.
Athleticism, theatre and comedy aren't words you would normally associate with basketball, but that's exactly what was on show today.
The Harlem Globetrotters travel the world playing basketball like you've never seen it played before, and next week they'll be in Dunedin.
New Zealand's largest trade union marks a significant milestone in Dunedin today.
The Public Service Association is unveiling a nationwide touring exhibition, which will feature a prominent guest speaker as well as an unusual, historic video.
One submission to the Otago Regional Council's Draft Annual Plan requested a student discount on bus fares.
The Otago Polytechnic Student's Association maintain Dunedin's bus fares are too expensive for residents on lower and fixed incomes.
However the ORC says current bus fares are already discounted 50%, thanks to ratepayers.
The company expected to buy Carisbrook is still going through the sale process.
The Dunedin City Council says despite that process being under way since early this year, Calder Stewart is still going through due diligence on the sale.
It was confirmed in Febraury Calder Stewart had offered to buy the stadium for more than $3 million dollars.
The DCC had no time line for the sale today.
Otago Boys High School is one of ten New Zealand secondary schools to make it to the final round of the Treasury's Schools Challenge.
The Schools Challenge requires teams of pupils to put themselves in the shoes of a Treasury analyst, and grapple with their daily issues.
The finalists are competing for more than $25,000 in prizes, and the champion's title.