The body of an elderly woman has been found on St Clair beach this morning.
Police say initial indications are the circumstances are not suspicious but that is yet to be confirmed.
The Dunedin City Council is understood to be on the verge of an announcement on the future of the proposed $100 million hotel.
Resurfacing of part of State Highway 1 at Abbotsford will start this evening.
A major Dunedin business is about to open a new venture, bringing jobs to the city and opening its doors to the public.
Cadbury World Cafe will become New Zealand's first chocolate themed cafe, in a chocolate factory.
And for those wanting to design their own unique creations, all that is required is your imagination.
A stained glass window with both aesthetic and spiritual qualities has been installed at the Dunedin Hospital children's ward.
The window developed by a Dunedin stained glass artist draws on southern scenery.
And it provides the icing on the cake as the $7m combined neonatal and paediatric ward begins its life.
Tourism Dunedin last week presented its half-year report on the council-controlled organisation's efforts.
The report will be one of the last for the organisation, which is being disestablished later this year.
Chief executive Hamish Saxton is here to run though the results and give us a feel for the health of the industry.
Last week's Orientation saw students making the most of the fine weather and the array of events on offer.
Without any major disorderly behaviour problems it was a far cry from events of previous years.
Our 39 Dunedin News Word on the Street team took to George Street this afternoon to see if you think student behaviour in Dunedin has improved.
The largest provider of holiday vehicles for rent and sale in Australia and New Zealand says it is expecting a 175% profit increase.
Tourism Holdings Limited half-year results show operating profit up by $1.9m, and net debt down $37m.
The results include a forecast for a year-end net profit after tax of $10.5m.
That would be up 175% on the $3.8m profit last year.
The Dunedin City Council has appointed the first of two independent members to a new subcommittee to help it guard against everything from fraud to conflict of interest.
Accounting firm Shand Thomson partner and Otago Polytechnic Council deputy chairwoman Susie Johnstone is the new Audit and Risk Subcommittee chairwoman.
It may already be up and running, but the Dunedin Hospital's combined neonatal and paediatric ward got an official opening this morning.
The multi-million dollar development was visited by Prime Minister John Key.
He met some of the unit's patients, and found some unusual features for a hospital.
Prime Minister John Key's visit to the Dunedin Hospital coincided with the collapse of the facility's IT system.
The issues left him defending health funding following opposition attack.
A programme aimed at helping young men and women recognise the signs of an unhealthy relationship has been successfully trialled in nine schools around New Zealand over the last year.
Leslie Elliott, founder of the Sophie Elliott Foundation, has been at the forefront of the project.
The SPCA is inundated with cats following the summer season.
The organisation is now home to nearly 200 moggies, forcing the clinic to offer them at a reduced price.
Despite the high numbers putting pressure on staff and facilities, one worker says the stress is even greater on the felines.
The unemployment rate in New Zealand may have taken a turn for the better, but some say unemployment in Dunedin still remains stubbornly high.
The national rate decreased to from 6.20% in the third quarter last year, to 6% in the fourth quarter.
Despite the decrease, social sector workers are warning that much still needs to be done to safeguard Dunedin employees, especially young workers.
Speight's Brewery's $40m three year upgrade was officially unveiled this afternoon.
The Rattray Street site redevelopment took place after the Canterbury earthquake damaged the Christchurch brewery.
Lion owns the company, and says it had many options on where to expand the business following the quakes, but ultimately the decision was an easy one.
Former Dunedin band Six60 returned to the city recently to perform in front of around 6,500 fans during the University of Otago's O-Week.
Poaching is thought to be behind an incident in Gore where 500 sheep crowded into a narrow gully and died from lack of oxygen.
Gore Police are investigating the incident that occurred early this month.
They believe it may have resulted from the sheep being startled by poachers on the Mt Wendon property, near Riversdale.
The stock loss is estimated at up to $75,000.
A retirement village operator behind a multi-million dollar complex in Dunedin has more than doubled its annual profit.
The Summerset Group has 18 villages, including a recently opened Wakari facility.
Its net profit rose to $34m in the 2013 calendar year, up from $14.8m the year before.
Bus drivers and cyclists swapped places today in the hope of minimising crashes and deaths on Dunedin roads.
A bus and bike road safety workshop put the two groups together and let them see things from the other's perspective.
And despite the two groups having different viewpoints, an organiser says they have one thing in common.
A wide world of winged and wheeled transport options dotted the Taieri Airfield on the weekend.
There was everything from vintage cars to gyrocopters at this year's Wings and Wheels.
And the best place for a view was hundreds of metres up in the air.