The most dangerous phase of the Covid-19 pandemic could still be ahead for New Zealand, and opening borders, even with high vaccination rates, could lead to thousands of deaths, it was suggested yesterday.
New Zealanders do not fully understand how dire the situation will become if the Government’s elimination strategy fails, a leading epidemiologist says.
Police had to break up a lockdown-breaching party of more than 100 students in North Dunedin early this morning.
North East Valley residents were without power all day yesterday after a removal truck smashed into a power pole.
Power is still out to some North Dunedin residents after a removal truck hit a pole this morning.
The highest level of lead in the water in Waikouaiti was almost 40 times acceptable levels - not four times as previously reported by the DCC. A public meeting will be held at East Otago Events Centre on Friday night.
A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard previously owned by a slain Auckland woman.
A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard owned by a slain Auckland woman.
Matthew Wallis was probably flying too fast for the conditions and likely using his cellphone when his helicopter broke apart and plummeted into Lake Wanaka.
Speed may have contributed to a helicopter breaking up and crashing into Lake Wanaka leaving pilot Matthew Wallis dead, an investigation has found.
A review of Invercargill City Council paints a detailed and damning picture of a mayor not up to the job and suggests it will be up to others to continue to pick up...
Demolition of another building to make way for Dunedin's new hospital will start next week followed by noisy pile testing.
Vaughan Elder is seduced by the untamed beauty of the West Coast.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says he is not comfortable with Aucklanders travelling to conferences in Queenstown and has called on the city's residents to "do the right thing".
A conference being held in Queenstown this week includes at least one Aucklander as a guest, despite Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s call for people from the city to avoid mass gatherings.
The organiser of a conference held in Queenstown which includes Aucklanders as guests says it is going ahead because Government rules allow it.
It's a lonely life being a white sparrow.
The owners of the Captain Cook Hotel have no immediate plans to rename the Dunedin building.
The University of Otago decision to cut ties with student magazine Critic Te Arohi was made by vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne, the Otago Daily Times can reveal.
A woman who grew up with a former Dunedin woman who along with her husband was allegedly murdered by her son in Perth says she was shocked to her of her death.