Natural hazards caused by climate change are an ''important issue'' for the Otago Regional Council, chief executive Peter Bodeker says.
Standing in front of a crowd of schoolchildren, Malaysian student teacher Wendy Inggu read from her smartphone.
Protracted and tense dispute between Anglican Family Care Centre and its employees will go to facilitated negotiation in what a union representative labelled an ''extremely rare'' development.
Unions are fighting them, employers say they do not exist. Carla Green reports on zero-hour contracts.
Hannah Langford-Berman had been planning on shaving her head for a while.
''It is the most eclectic mix,'' Taieri Historic Museum president Neil Gamble said, gesturing to a box brimming with scrapbooks.
Amid the rain and a crowd of eager spectators, a kiwi chick was released at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary yesterday afternoon.
The difference between three and zero hours a week is negligible, says Dunedin city councillor Aaron Hawkins.
''It's over here,'' Zachary Penman says quietly, gesturing down the hall of Otago Museum.
The ''euphoria'' of a 1950s post-war fashion revolution was recalled amid hoots of laughter at the Toitu Otago Settlers' Museum yesterday.
A small group of demonstrators gathered in front of the ANZ branch in George St, Dunedin, yesterday to protest against the bank ''sponsoring climate change''.