The work of more than one thousand local photographers took pride of place at the Otago Museum today.
Police were this evening waiting to release news on the condition of a 79 year old man hit by a car in Dunedin.
A contract has been awarded, and work will soon begin to demolish part of a historic St Clair wall.
Three sets of stairs and a ramp at the St Clair esplanade will be sacrificed to the sea, after the DCC accepted it was not practical to keep them.
The council says it has reached a final settlement - with a cost to ratepayers - after years of negotiation with the company that designed it.
Work will begin soon, but the future of access for the disabled is yet to be decided.
The Dunedin City Council is calling for submissions on its gambling policy review.
The proposal will see a cap on the number of venues and machines around the city.
But those who work at the coal face of gambling addiction say looking at the numbers won't address the problem fully.
Otago Boys senior rugby players took part in their lastbr /
pre-season match this afternoon, against a touring side from Australia.
North Korea has been issuing threats of war against South Korea in the last week, vowing 'sledgehammer blows' of retaliation.
But on Monday the North dropped its threats, raising hopes for an easing of tension in the region.
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has gone on record saying he would not rule out this country's involvement in a war, if it eventuated.
After nearly three years and $45 million,the Dunedin Town Hall is due to be re-opened next week.
The restoration and improvements to the building include fire sprinklers being fitted throughout the complex, and also air conditioning.
The project included work on the Glenroy Auditorium, the Municipal Chambers and the Town Hall itself.
The consumers price index rose 0.4% in the March quarter.
Two thirds of the measure of the rate of price change of goods and services bought by New Zealand households was down to higher cigarette and tobacco prices.
They rose 12%, following an increase in excise duty in January.
Food, rents and newly built houses, petrol, and prescription medicines were other factors.
Dunedin's relationship with Shanghai has taken a quantum leap, with agreements on education and business topped off by an updated sister city agreement signed late yesterday.
The visit is the feather in the cap of a delegation in the Chinese city, and has resulted in a planned VIP visit to Dunedin.
Five schools in Dunedin have signed collaboration agreements with schools in Shanghai, in what is intended to be a cross-cultural exchange of ideas and information.
And while the Sister City relationship has been going for some time, now is the moment for the educational potential of that relationship to be explored.
The price will drop and access to collection sites will increase for people wanting to get rid of unwanted televisions.
The Dunedin City Council has taken advantage of new Ministry for the Environment funding to provide a $5 recycling fee, down from $25.
New collection sites have also been added.
A Christchurch academic at a Dunedin conference has brought with him information that sheds some light on the cycling deaths that have blighted local roads.
A conference of roading engineers has heard cycle lanes both painted and built do help the safety of two-wheelers.
But longer term solutions mean wider changes.
David Bain has had an early win in his legal fight with Justice Minister Judith Collins.
The former Dunedin man was convicted of murdering his family in 1994, but had the conviction quashed in 2009.
He has a July court case as he seeks a judicial review into how Collins handled a report into his claim for compensation.
In Otago around 90% of homes have made the change from analogue television to free-to-air technology.
The general manager of Freeview says for those who have made the switch, there'll be some exciting developments in the future to watch out for.
Dunedin tourism operators will find out later this week whether they will benefit from Government largess during this year's budget.
Prime Minister John Key today announced an additional $158 million of funding over four years for the tourism sector.
Mr Key told a business audience in Wellington growth in tourism earnings needed investment.
Otto Schmid will be retiring next month after pouring his working life-blood of 37 years into the Dunedin City Council.
During that time he has appreciated the openness of working in the Council environment - especially being able to wear sandals in the office, and not having to wear ties.
Dunedin youths harbouring the dream of rock stardom get their chance soon, with the Smokefree Rockquest gearing up for another year.
The 25 version of the event that has kicked off the careers of bands from Dunedin's Die! Die! Die! to the likes of the Black Seeds and Nesian Mystik begins next month.
The event attracts about 100 entrants every year from Invercargill to Whangarei.
Dunedin's delegation to China has been impressing the importance of Fisher and Paykel on its new owners.
Mayor Dave Cull and representatives from the education, tourism and business sectors are in Dunedin's sister city Shanghai.
Mr Cull says Chinese company Haier confirmed its commitment to strengthening the Fisher and Paykel design centre in Dunedin.
Opponents of government education policy took their message to the streets on the weekend, with hundreds in Dunedin joining thousands nationally.
But the Government has responded some of the issues the protesters raised were not issues at all.