Public Health South public health physician Dr Marion Poore does not believe there are significant health risks from drinking Taieri bore water high in manganese.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says she still has questions about KiwiRail's faulty Chinese-made locomotives, despite receiving some answers in Parliament yesterday.
Ravensdown received three complaints from residents during a 24-hour ship unloading trial at the Ravensbourne wharf and expects there may be more.
When Ian Taylor was asked only two and a-half weeks ago if his staff at Animation Research Ltd could produce a video on the plans for rebuilding Christchurch central city in time for last night's launch, he immediately said yes.
A leaked report into the extent of mechanical problems with KiwiRail's first batch of Chinese-designed and manufactured locomotives vindicates her concerns New Zealand "bought cheap and got cheap", Dunedin South Labour MP Clare Curran says.
Ravensdown is revisiting plans to unload ships around the clock at its Ravensbourne fertiliser manufacturing plant.
Oamaru police are seeking a car and its three occupants after a short, high-speed pursuit in the town yesterday.
Lee Stream farmer Peter Doherty still considers the wind turbines he can see from his farm gate "a blot on the landscape".
Dunedin academic has been appointed to a high-powered Anglican Church commission looking at the controversial issues of the ordination of gay priests and same-sex civil union blessings.
Commercial interest in the oil and natural gas resources lying off the coast of Otago has prompted Niwa to bring forward the first detailed survey of the Great Southern Basin seabed.
The Southern District Health Board has been granted Dunedin City Council approval to subdivide the Wakari Hospital site in Taieri Rd into five lots.
For Dunedin couple Joselle Tahana and Tim Greene, KiwiSaver has been the key to buying their first home.
Alice Bassett-Smith was married, and now she is not. She and her United States-born husband married in 2000, lived together in both New Zealand and the US, divorced in 2008 and have both moved on.
They are a growing phenomenon in the Otago real estate market - first home buyers with KiwiSaver money to spend.
Otago will get another two CT scanners within two years, after the Southern District Health Board yesterday endorsed a proposal for machines at both Dunstan Hospital at Clyde and Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown.
Speculation that Southern District Health Board staff are not taking as much annual leave as they should has not been borne out by detailed research.
Tough economic times are not over yet for property owners, with mortgagee sales figures for the first quarter of this year reaching record levels nationally and in Otago.