The seismic survey ship Nordic Explorer is returning to Norway after two months of searching for signs of petroleum off the Otago coast.
Glider pilot Lemmy Tanner cannot remember the moment his aircraft slammed into a hillside at Omarama last Friday.
A quick save by a member of the Otago Peninsula Community Board prevented an engineering "miscommunication" from sealing the fate of about 30 trees and shrubs at Otago Peninsula's picturesque Macandrew Bay.
The Dunedin City Council's group of companies is in good shape to continue providing dividends and other payments to help offset the city's rates burden, despite the worsening economic climate, Dunedin City Holdings Ltd says.
It was almost back to the drawing board for a group of Otago Polytechnic mechanical engineering students after their top-heavy trolley crashed spectacularly during yesterday's annual Manor Pl Trolley Derby in Dunedin.
Hundreds of garlic-lovers gathered in Portobello yesterday for the township's inaugural celebration of the vegetable.
Dunedin start-up computer game company Areo has won an international award with the first episode of its new Casebook crime title.
Police and the St John ambulance service were stretched dealing with a flood of minor assaults and other street disorder, as well as one serious car accident, in Dunedin on Saturday night.
A feW tense moments involving a microphone and the word "Mediterranean" did not stop 13-year-old pupil Sean Stenhouse from winning the Dunedin Regional Spelling Bee.
The Dunedin City Council is to reconsider its refusal to connect a West Harbour hamlet to the city's sewerage network after receiving a petition.
Tourism Dunedin has issued another bleak warning about the impact of the global economic downturn, as new figures highlight the decline in international visitors to Dunedin.
The Dunedin City Council could help pay for new infrastructure to solve Blanket Bay's sewerage problem, or send in building staff to take enforcement action against residents.
Dunedin's Octagon Christmas tree has been illegal for years and the city's Robbie Burns may be bordering on criminality, too.
The need to inform ratepayers about a mountain of debt facing the city has prompted the Dunedin City Council to produce two new magazines which will be sent to every household in the city in the coming days.
A plumbing company responsible for errors that led to the contamination of an East Taieri creek has been fined and ordered to pay costs, while the Dunedin City Council's procedures have been criticised as "inadequate".
The Dunedin City Council is still no closer to finding out who will pay a $275,000 bill for damage to the city's 104-year-old pedestrian overbridge after it was hit by a container on a railway wagon more than a year ago.
A Dunedin city councillor is calling for community debate over conflicting visions for the future of Dunedin's harbourside area, as civic and business leaders prepare to pitch the city as the perfect home for an operational base to multinational oil companies.
The Dunedin City Council's economic development unit (EDU) and the city's Upstart Business Incubator are considering a series of steps, including a $50,000 marketing support fund, to try to minimise the impact of the credit crunch on some of Dunedin's brightest young companies.
The Dunedin City Council has applied for retrospective resource consent to avoid any possibility of a legal entanglement over emergency beach repair work at St Clair and Middle beaches almost two years ago.