Two pedestrian crossings on busy George St, Port Chalmers, will be widened and a temporary speed limit reduction could be introduced to improve pedestrian safety.
A life in music will continue for Professor John Drummond when he formally retires from the University of Otago Department of Music in mid-2014.
After working as an operational firefighter for the past 14 years, the role of fire risk management officer for East Otago holds exciting challenges for Mike Harrison.
A raft of changes, including replacing 16,000 light tubes, has helped Dunedin Hospital save more than $2 million in energy costs in the past four years.
The Friends of the Dunedin Botanic Garden group is planning to train more volunteer guides ahead of the summer cruise ship season.
The Michelle family, of Mosgiel, have been through some tough times in the past 18 months, as young Xavier has undergone treatment for cancer.
Fostering international relations is the core business of Dunedin woman Clare Dorking in her work as international co-ordinator at the International Business Academy in Kolding, Denmark.
A labour of love for Dunedin woman Heather Bray is to become part of the official commemorations of the 100th anniversary of World War 1 in 2014.
Plans to re-establish a cable car run from the Exchange to Mornington have attracted the support of one of the world's iconic tourism operations - the San Francisco MUNI cable car.
Dunedin has been urged to wake up to the dangers of binge boozing after a new report found the South has the highest rate of hazardous drinking in the country.
In the eight years since international World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched, the number of reported Dunedin cases of elder abuse has continued to rise. Age Concern Otago social worker...
Work is almost complete on the transformation of a historic North Dunedin landmark into an exhibition and function space for Otago Museum.
Dunedin's Olveston has been named as one of New Zealand's top 10 landmarks in the Trip Adviser 2013 Traveller's Choice Awards.
The first sods are set to be turned at the Bathgate Park School Community Garden, in South Dunedin, in the next few weeks.
South Dunedin should have a ''bike library'' from which to borrow bicycles by early next year, with residents giving the concept the thumbs-up in a recent survey.
The fallout from the Government's passing of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill under urgency last month continues with disability groups labelling the legislation ''punitive''.
Ten thousand cans of hearty food are being sought by Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) for its annual midwinter foodbank appeal.