Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has staked his
job on consultation taking place before any changes that
would require councils to amalgamate.
Dunedin performer Jayden Trinh Jesudhass (11) has come third
in reality Vietnamese television show Vietnam Idol Kids.
A long-time Taieri resident says the removal of walls around
grave plots at the West Taieri Cemetery in the 1970s might be
behind recent damage.
The future of Dunedin nightclub Sammy's looks bleak after a
damning report from liquor licensing and Southern District
Health Board representatives.
National's Minister for Women and Associate Minister for
Local Government says it is time for the gender balance of
New Zealand's councils to reflect the wider society.
There was a terrible old joke doing the rounds of Andersons
Bay Primary School in the 1960s.
A plan to build on a street that was among the worst hit by
flooding in South Dunedin last year could show there was
"life after death'' in the embattled suburb.
The Anglican Church in Dunedin is asking its parishioners to
donate the cost of a cup of coffee each week towards
retaining a bishop in the city.
Waking in the middle of the night trying to remember the name
of a horse that fell into a crevasse in the Ross Sea area
during an Antarctic expedition was one side effect of David
Barnes' preparation for Sunday's Mastermind New Zealand.
A man who opposed a wind farm near Dunedin that would have
been less than 500m from his home has called on the Dunedin
City Council to tighten its planning rules concerning wind
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