It would take an asteroid hitting the water off Dunedin's coast to bring the seas needed to breach St Clair's dunes, a University of Otago geographer says.
Big changes to Dunedin's community boards have been voted through by the Dunedin City Council in a marathon two day deliberation meeting.
Material from the sun, Earth's magnetic field, three clever fellows and a compost bin in Portobello.
The long fight to repair damage from this winter's pounding of St Clair Beach is under way.
The scope and cost of work required to bring Dunedin's historic courthouse out of mothballs has been delivered to Justice Minister Amy Adams.
As open days go, it doesn't get much bigger than this - the Dunedin Heritage Festival has been a hit.
Dunedin has hosted the next tranche of New Zealand's top legal minds, who locked horns in a series of competitions over the past week.
The doors to some of Dunedin's historic buildings will be opened to the public today as the city's heritage festival continues.
Dunedin's Octagon will be home to free and fast gigabit Wi-Fi from Monday, with several other sites around the city to follow.
Part of the mystery surrounding the future of Dunedin's historic courthouse has stemmed from limited information. That is beginning to change. The Ministry of Justice has offered detailed answers in response to ODT questions over the past month. Reporter Craig Borley sets out the information we know so far.
Dunedin's booming cruise ship industry is set to take another leap forward, with total passenger capacity rising by 75% within the next two years.
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.
Tomahawk and Ocean Grove will probably be removed from the Otago Peninsula Community Board, after Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull used his casting vote to break a Dunedin City Council deadlock on the issue yesterday.
It's either sea lions or a wharf - there's not enough room for both at Aramoana, a conservation group says.
Mosgiel's 3m-high quarry-side sign will need repairs and increased security after it was vandalised twice earlier this year.
Dunedin's freedom-camping rules would be tougher, clearer and better enforced under a proposed bylaw that could be in force this summer.
The Dunedin City Council has joined the battle to save Dunedin's historic courthouse, writing to several Government ministers to highlight the building's plight.
Dust off your casual best, coffee fans - there will be a bunch of new cafes and eateries to visit in Dunedin over the next few months.
Make your photos count this summer - it could be the last chance you get to snap most of St Clair's wave-washed wooden poles.
Dunedin's cloudless starry night sky will soon be available in air-conditioned, high definition, surround-sound quality.