His Majesty's Theatre should be reborn, saving a nationally-important heritage building and giving Dunedin a much needed medium-size live theatre venue, experts say.
About 40 members of Dunedin's Coptic Christian community celebrated their Christmas Eve Mass last night with hymns, prayers and communion.
‘‘Sammy's'' building, the former His Majesty's Theatre, is of national importance and deserves significant legal protection, a Dunedin historian believes.
Could this be the last Christmas Dunedin has traffic chugging around the lower Octagon and Lower Stuart St?
How does a stay-at-home mum keep fit, earn a living, supervise three young children and justify buying a three-wheeled rickshaw on a whim?
BIG ambitions have met with sellout success at Otago Museum's Perpetual Guardian Planetarium over its first month. The $1million planetarium and adjacent Beautiful Science Gallery opened on December 5 and had been packed with happy punters since, museum director Dr Ian Griffin said yesterday. Almost every show since the planetarium's opening had sold out.
As cruise ships go it is not a whopper, but Coral Discoverer still delivered 72 passengers to Dunedin yesterday.
A man was taken into custody after armed police were called over an incident involving a firearm in Milton.
A property boom is resonating around Dunedin after several record months in the city's residential real estate market.
The biggest investment in the Dunedin Botanic Garden's history can simulate arid deserts, tropical forests and sub-antarctic islands on the slopes of Signal Hill.
Dunedin will see a ''quantum change'' in its tourism industry when the Otago Harbour Cycle Trail is completed in three years' time, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Dunedin is not the first city to decide significant cycleway investment is needed. Around the world, cities have been doing similar things for decades, and continue to do so. Reporter Craig Borley asked four of them for their experiences.
Dunedin appears divided over the cycle network. Some see it as unnecessary. Others see it as vital. ODT reporter Craig Borley spoke to Dunedin city councillor Kate Wilson, chairwoman of the infrastructure services committee, about why the city is investing in cycle infrastructure.
Improvements to safety, congestion, pollution, and health - there is no doubt cities stand to gain a lot from cycle infrastructure. But there is also a dollars and cents gain, a coup for industry, and Dunedin is in line to profit. Reporter Craig Borley investigates.
Dunedin's warehouse district will again play host to hipsters, families and everyone in between when the Vogel Street Party returns this year.
Purpose-built separated cycle lanes along Dunedin's one-way system could be up and rolling as early as winter 2017, but some road users are not happy with the plans.