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The creativity of Colin Gibson's music and Margaret Mahy's words will combine in Dunedin next month to raise money for a humanitarian project half a world away.
The company about to build a $60 million retirement village in Wakari is altering its site design after concerns from neighbours.
The military theme of the Dunedin RSA Choir's annual Anzac Day Revue has been strengthened this year as the choir works to make the concert more reflective of the day.
More people in Dunedin and the Queenstown-Lakes area are choosing to build new homes, local authority figures show.
Staff members at national grid company Transpower are watching South Island hydro-electricity storage lake levels carefully, but say provided rain falls in the next three months as forecast, there should be no winter power shortages.
Dunedin Historic Places Trust staff will meet South Dunedin Presbyterians later this month to explore options for the 129-year-old Caversham Presbyterian Church other than its demolition.
Rotary Park School principal Carmel Casey has gone on paid leave until further notice.
Presbyterians in southern Dunedin have decided to merge two congregations into one on the Caversham Church site in Thorn St before the end of the year.
In a moving ceremony which combined formality and family, Dunedin artist Ralph Hotere was yesterday invested with this country's highest honour, the Order of New Zealand.
The only cruise ship passengers who might be sorry they are visiting Dunedin this weekend are shopaholics, Dunedin Visitor Centre manager Louise van de Vlierd says.
Analysis showing electricity prices have risen 3.09% in the past year in Dunedin will come as no surprise to consumers, Anglican Family Care director Nicola Taylor says.
The University of Otago's 2012 arts fellows have been in their roles for varying lengths of time, but finally, now that all four are in the city, they have been formally welcomed.
It seems participants are attending this weekend's national leisure marching event in Dunedin as much for what happens off the field, as much as what happens on.
Potential buyers of luxury apartments in a redeveloped Victorian-era Dunedin factory seem to have been "waiting for years" for such a development to come on to the market, Dunedin real estate agent Peter Booth says.
A corporate user of the Forsyth Barr stadium has dismissed as "bizarre" claims by stadium opponent Bev Butler over the contract his company has with the stadium to occupy a corporate suite.
Dunedin property developer Lawrie Forbes could not resist a light-hearted dig at the Dunedin City Council when the Crawford St heritage building he owns with business partner Craig McNaughton won two prizes in the 2012 Dunedin Heritage Reuse Awards this week.
The finalists in the 2012 Otago-Southland Best Employer of Defence Force Personnel awards and the territorial soldiers who nominated them gather at the awards function at the Army Drill Hall in Dunedin last night.
The prospect of small creditors receiving the money they are owed by failed Middlemarch tourism operator Dave Thomson is looking unlikely as his debts rise and the sale of his assets raises less than expected.
People who lodged building consent applications with the Dunedin City Council last month have been warned to expect processing delays after a rush of last-minute applications to beat new building regulations which came into effect on March 1.