Water test results give Dunedin's beaches a clean bill of health and vindicate the performance of the city's new 1.1km outfall pipe, Tahuna upgrade project manager Brian Turner says.
Jumbo the African circus elephant will visit Dunedin, despite the protests of some city councillors upset at the animal's treatment.
Offensive and threatening letters sent to two Dunedin city councillors are just a "deliberate campaign" by the pair to discredit Stop the Stadium, president Bev Butler says.
Questions will be asked after divers said they found gaping holes in a Dunedin shark net during the busy summer holiday period, the Dunedin City Council says.
The Dunedin City Council has relented and released a copy of its "secret" letter sent to the Government regarding the Otago Stadium.
Only the Southland District Health Board can explain why a second attempt was made to resuscitate a Chinese tourist declared dead after last year's fatal Queenstown jet-boat accident, a St John manager says.
Police investigation has begun after Michael Guest and Fliss Butcher yesterday received threatening and pornographic material, which the two Dunedin city councillors say is from anti-stadium campaigners.
A report released by the Southland District Health Board has shed more light on the emergency response to last year's fatal jet-boat crash near Queenstown, but questions remain after large tracts of the document were censored.
Fares paid by Dunedin's cruise ship visitors for the Taieri Gorge Railway have been criticised as "highway robbery".
Dunedin's ratepayers will have their say on a proposed 7.8% rates increase at annual plan hearings later this year, after city councillors abandoned last-ditched efforts to prune spending.
The Dunedin City Council is to boost funding for the city's top festivals in an effort to match the success of the Wellington Sevens tournament, but organisers of smaller community events may miss out.
Questions over initial treatment led Queenstown doctors to make a second attempt to revive a Chinese tourist after she was declared dead following a jet-boat crash, it has been revealed.
Connolly, on his 12th tour of New Zealand and first in five years went for a stroll outside Dunedin's Southern Cross Hotel shortly after arriving in the city yesterday afternoon, but was not giving interviews - a point made clear to an Otago Daily Times photographer in typically profane, and humorous, style.
Do not expect Dunedin's $188 million stadium to feature on a list of building projects to be fast-tracked by the Government.
The Dunedin City Council has rejigged its chain of command to reduce the workload of one of its senior managers and cover the continuing lack of a city development manager.
Dunedin city councillors will meet within the next month to discuss three options for Dunedin's planned $67 million secondary treatment sewage plant, with the preferred option expected to be named by July.
Sections of next week's crucial Dunedin City Council meeting to decide the fate of the $188 million stadium project could be off-limits to the public, council staff say.
The international crew aboard the Nordic Explorer enjoyed a brief respite when the ship berthed in Dunedin on Saturday night, as a forecast storm passed through their search area off the Otago coast.
Economic decline in Mosgiel could lead to delays for some roading upgrades planned as part of work on the Mosgiel arterial route, a Dunedin City Council committee has indicated.
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin has confirmed he co-wrote a letter to the Government seeking money for the planned Otago Stadium, but said the correspondence was "private", and refused to release a copy.