Tenders are being called for the first stage of the Jetty St pedestrian mall in Dunedin.
Construction could begin this year on Dunedin's $8 million separated cycleways along the city's one-way system.
A man was taken into custody after armed police were called over an incident involving a firearm in Milton.
The sea's constant battering of Dunedin's Ocean Beach could erode another $100,000 from city coffers in the coming year.
A long-abandoned 144-year-old railway tunnel beneath Roseneath has been floated as an alternative route for a section of the proposed Dunedin to Port Chalmers separated cycleway.
If day one is anything to go by, the Year of the Monkey is going to be a good one.
New Zealand's best site for cycling could officially be in Otago if the region wins a national competition this month.
China's biggest annual holiday is adding to huge peak-season demand for accommodation across Otago.
A massive cost blowout has hit the proposed cycle and footpath to Port Chalmers, forcing its designers back to the drawing board.
Dunedin's beleaguered cycleway rollout is in line for more than $7.5million of investment over the next three years, but the bulk of the spending is still more than 14 months away.
The Clutha district is awash with hundreds of job vacancies, including up to 350 at a Balclutha meat-processing plant.
Elegant caber, single. Likes long drives through the countryside. Desperately seeking company of suitable truck for Dunedin to Queenstown road trip.
What is thought to be Dunedin's oldest espresso machine was found in a landfill and taken to the Gasworks Museum before appearing in the Otago Daily Times last week.
A huge face-lift for one of the warehouse precinct's biggest buildings will include dozens of new windows, a giant arched entranceway on to Vogel St and a three-storey atrium.
A melting pot of creativity and video game expertise is expected when Dunedin joins almost 100 other cities around the world for a global game creation event.
Whether it's taking a rowboat up the creek with the kids or having a peaceful paddle with your partner, a Dunedin institution is back.
It's a New Year's gift for those lobbying for Dunedin's historic buildings revival. Four more at-risk Dunedin heritage buildings are to be restored.
The waves were big and so were the boulders, forcing lifeguards to order surfers away from the St Clair Beach access steps during day one of the National Surfing Championships yesterday.
An island given over to the sick and dying is coming back to life as teams of volunteers put their skill, sweat and time into its transformation. Craig Borley finds Quarantine Island/Kamau Taurua has been given a new lease of life.
Could this be the great-grandfather of Dunedin's coffee culture?