Queenstown's burgeoning television commercial industry is being squeezed by the global economic downturn, but the declining New Zealand dollar could yet be a "game changer".
More sick people are turning to Dunedin pharmacists for free consultations in an effort to save money, as the impact of the global economic downturn strikes home.
It seems a simple story of mateship - a thirsty Kiwi in London, missing his favourite drop, rescued by the sight of a Speight's Alehouse steaming up the Thames on the back of a cargo ship.
The first stage of a planned high-speed municipal fibre-optic broadband network will be launched in Dunedin before Christmas, Aurora Energy Ltd says.
Drainlayers will in future be asked to prove they have correctly connected sewerage and stormwater pipes, after an East Taieri creek popular with child-ren was fouled by human waste.
Ballooning bitumen prices are forcing delays to planned safety improvements for Otago roads, but contractors say they are also feeling the pinch.
The deadline for returning the Dunedin City Council's rubbish survey has been extended after a "miscommunication" led to rural homes being missed by distributors.
Companies vying for the role of preferred contractor for Dunedin's planned Otago Stadium project have been reduced to a shortlist of five.
The prospect of a global financial meltdown might be enough to drive you to drink - and it could be doing just that to many.
Operating hours at Dunedin's crematorium are to be reviewed after a grieving woman blamed "ridiculous" rules for a rushed farewell to a relative.
Dunedin City Council staff have suggested issuing a public advisory warning mothers about the risks of mixing baby formula with fluoridated water - a matter dismissed by the Ministry of Health nearly two years ago.
City council staff in Dunedin have been inundated with piles and piles of . . . rubbish surveys.
The Dunedin City Council is competing with applications from around the country for a slice of the Ministry of Economic Development's $340 million broadband investment fund.
Objections to the planned $45.4 million Dunedin Town Hall development are still being raised, even as city council staff unveil a time-frame for construction.
The ghosts of thalidomide and Nazi Germany's gas chambers were evoked when Dunedin city councillors clashed over fluoridated water supplies yesterday.
Persistent noise complaints levelled against one of Dunedin's oldest - and most controversial - student pubs have led to new trading hours being enforced.
Carisbrook Stadium Trust officials have been left red-faced after an exchange of rude emails with Dunedin stadium opponent Bev Butler was made public.
Australian-based media company Fairfax has made eight Dunedin workers redundant.
Dogs let off leashes and threatening Dunedin's yellow-eyed penguins should be shot on sight, a councillor says.