Anxiety about pandemic risks could be reduced by adding pre-departure saliva testing for Covid-19 for incoming Australian green zone passengers, a researcher says.
A 23-year-old man is facing driving charges after an off-duty police officer saw a car being driven erratically in South Dunedin.
Glenn Sutton will get by with help from his friends when he tackles his longest ultra-marathon running challenge — 580km non-stop from Milford Sound to Mt Cook.
Members of two Dunedin families, long separated by Covid-19 travel restrictions, had emotional reunions yesterday, after the start of two-way quarantine-free travel with Australia.
No-one was seriously hurt when two cars collided on State Highway 1, about half way between Milton and Waihola about 6.20pm, police said.
Otago Museum has joined forces with Dunedin artist Bruce Mahalski to create a new, free exhibition on human evolution.
A pedestrian seriously injured in an apparent hit and run incident at Mosgiel was later taken to Dunedin Hospital by ambulance.
Volunteer firefighters backed by four fire appliances and a support vehicle have extinguished a 30m-long fire burning in a hedge near a rural Southland house.
One person has been taken to Southland Hospital by ambulance after a camper van rolled on State Highway 94, west of Mossburn, this afternoon.
Dunedin police say they are pleased with the behaviour of most attending attended the Hyde Street party, with no one arrested, however still concerned about the number of young people drinking to...
A two-car crash at the intersection of Portsmouth Drive and Teviot St in Dunedin blocked traffic and led to some delays earlier today.
The University of Otago’s new university librarian was stuck in Britain for a year before he could take up the job, and also fell ill with Covid-19 in managed isolation.
Macandrew Bay School pupils (from left) Abbie Wood, Benny Bond and Rose Stephenson (all 6) visit Larnach Castle yesterday as part of events to mark 150 years since building work began on the castle.
Dunedin's beaches and parks are beneficial for former refugees’ health and wellbeing but barriers to access need to be overcome, a new study has found.
A new interactive exhibit at the Otago Museum shows the long-term damage Covid-19 can inflict on the human body, and aims to encourage people to take the anti-Covid vaccine.
Two white-faced herons seemed quite at ease walking over a car parked beside the Careys Bay wharf at the weekend.
Have some coffee and see what develops.
Dunedin's response to Prince Philip’s death shows a continuing strong connection with the Royal Family, but times have also changed.
Former Otakou Marae manager Michelle Taiaroa-McDonald is excited to take on a new management role.
Firefighters initially thought they might have to tackle a house fire near the Oamaru Public Gardens this afternoon but, on arrival, found the reality was much less dramatic.