The double whammy of Covid-19 and unsettled weather has led to a sharp drop in the number of freedom campers visiting Dunedin sites so far this summer.
After seven years of escaping in their bus for the occasional weekend, recently retired Christchurch couple Allan and Cathy Luchford are loving having the time to explore the country at their leisure.
In the wake of last year’s tumultuous General Election, political researchers are examining attitudes to politics among voters in the Dunedin and Taieri electorates.
The recent heavy rain resulted in some damage to roads in the Saddle Hill area, with a section of Scroggs Hill Rd requiring temporary repairs.
Twenty years after the final closure of the Mosgiel woollen mill, the vast Mill Park site still bustles with local industry.
Dunedin Public Libraries are stepping up with discreet support for women in need of urgent period supplies with a new "red dot pack" scheme.
Local schoolchildren will join a Brighton environmental group in an ongoing project to restore and protect the Otokia Creek and Marsh.
The Dunedin Dream Brokerage has launched a new initiative to fund collaborative art projects to get "Off The Ground".
The first of 77 steel stars created by Dunedin artists Katrina Thompson and Ross Sinclair was installed at Ross Creek reservoir on Tuesday.
The new year is looking especially bright for Dunedin, with four festivals set to start 2021 with a bang.
Dunedin band Black Boy Peaches are boosting their musical efforts with crowdfunding as they work on recording a new EP.
Creating a fabulous Christmas dinner for 500-plus people is a huge effort — something akin to a military exercise, but with the added challenge of co-ordinating dozens of volunteers.
A wish to make Christmas happy for Dunedin people in need has snowballed into an epic community project for a local family.
Bringing joy to children at Christmas is the inspiration for Green Island man Murray Moore to spend a month creating a festive light display each year.
Dunedin Arts Festival director Charlie Unwin is delighted to finally have the opportunity to announce the first shows in the April, 2021 festival.
The inaugural Regent Theatre "Good As New" book and gift sale has rounded off the year nicely for the theatre.
The Saddle Hill Foundation Trust is inviting Mosgiel people to celebrate Christmas in classic summer style this year.
A cool and showery day was no problem at all for the 4000-plus people who enjoyed Christmas in the Stadium on Saturday.