Residents across Dunedin may be asked to decide on the future of the city's fluoridated water supply, despite concerns a referendum could be hijacked by "extreme" interests.
The deadline for returning the Dunedin City Council's rubbish and recycling survey has been extended for a second time, after fresh delays delivering the document to rural homes.
Questioning the science behind global warming could be considered a strategic blunder during an environmental debate.
Controversial plans for a "glass clip-on" atrium as part of the $45.4 million redevelopment of Dunedin's Town Hall are officially on hold, following a vote at yesterday's Dunedin City Council meeting.
City councillors have ruled out a city-wide referendum on fluoridated water supplies in Dunedin, even as new evidence supports the chemical's continued use.
Dunedin City Council staff hope a new policy will bring a crystal-clear framework - as well as clear water - to outlying communities wanting to join the city's reticulated network.
Contractors had to make emergency repairs after a 100-year-old water main burst in Dunedin's main shopping street early yesterday.
An anti-fluoride lobby group has been criticised for "misleading" claims linking bone cancer and fluoridated drinking water made in a pamphlet distributed in Dunedin.
Plans by a second Auckland-based daycare operator to expand into St Clair, Dunedin, have been approved following a resource consent hearing.
Australian miner Gabriel Read did not just strike gold in a gully near Lawrence in 1861 - he unearthed a golden period in Otago and New Zealand history.
The cost of a loved one's final farewell could rise if changes are made to the Dunedin Crematorium's hours of operation, it has been claimed.
The organisers of Mosgiel's annual Christian music festival are praying for a bright future, with plans to extend the event for another five years.
A three-tonne weight limit has been introduced to ease pressure on a 100-year-old wooden bridge over the Silver Stream, near Mosgiel.
Trampers are being warned off an unauthorised track built in the shadow of an unstable cliff face at Aramoana.
Closed-circuit television cameras will soon be zooming in on criminals in Dunedin's lower Octagon, if a $200,000 proposal to be considered by the Dunedin City Council next week is adopted.
The 125th reunion for Dunedin's Macandrew Intermediate School could not have got much better for two former pupils.
Firefighters are not impressed by the latest trend among some Dunedin car enthusiasts - indoor burn-outs.
Closed-circuit television cameras could be installed across Dunedin's central business district as part of the rollout of a planned surveillance network, despite cost and privacy concerns.