Half a century ago, a Dunedin man stole a plane and vanished into thin air — only to come back from the dead years later.
An Anglican Church hall in North East Valley is set to be demolished to make way for social housing, as demand for accommodation in Dunedin continues to rise.
A hoax caller who claimed to have Alan Funnell and Louisa Andrew’s missing dogs has only made the couple more determined.
The head of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra is adding her support to a potential legal challenge to stop proposed changes to RNZ Concert.
One person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after their car left the road near Milton.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand teams are this morning heading to the Mataura paper mill to assess whether the town remains at risk from an ammonia gas reaction.
Civil defence authorities now say water "may well" enter the Mataura paper mill and trigger an ammonia gas reaction, but the risk to humans or wildlife is considered minor.
International oil giant OMV could be millions of dollars out of pocket after accidentally cutting its own drill pipe while operating off the Otago coast.
The economic impact of coronavirus on Dunedin and Otago is already being felt, and could cost the region tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars, the Otago Chamber of Commerce says.
The University of Otago is asking all students and staff recently returned from China to go into self-imposed quarantine for up to two weeks, as the impact of the coronavirus spreads.
A mountain of unwanted recycling is building up at Dunedin’s processing facility, as tighter restrictions by China lead to an international glut of materials.
Freedom campers appear to be getting the message, as councils across much of the South Island see a "huge drop" in infringement notices for bad behaviour, a Dunedin City Council staff member says.
The need to go — and where to do so — led to some groans inside the Dunedin City Council’s Municipal Chambers yesterday.
The Dunedin City Council’s economic development staff are keeping a "close watch" on the impact of the latest coronavirus on the number of visitors coming from China.
Councillors are sharpening their pencils as they decide what to put in - and what to keep out - at the start of the Dunedin City Council’s 2020-21 pre-draft annual plan hearings. Reporters Chris...