Garments made of penguin and seal skins on display at Otago Museum may have drawn gasps from some onlookers, but the project was all about respect, their creator says.
Ruby Revue member Missy Lisa performs the opening act of the New Zealand Burlesque Festival at Dunedin's Mayfair Theatre last night.
The hearing for a former University of Otago employee who claims the university withheld private information about her has been deferred until next year.
Police believe a burglary at the Clinton Rugby Club this week may be linked to a series of other burglaries around the area recently.
A Dunedin man whose replica guns were stolen from his garage hopes they are not used for ''something stupid''.
Peanut butter proved unsuccessful, so sardines, chocolate spread and walnuts were next on the list as Department of Conservation staff try to track an elusive rat on Ulva Island.
The conversion of a Dunedin heritage building into a boutique microbrewery is on track to be completed by March.
The cause of a fire which raged across Saddle Hill last week will not be released to the public, the Otago Rural Fire Authority says.
A 75-year-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by his son-in-law's mower at a transport engineering garage yesterday.
Emergency services were called from far and wide to battle the vegetation fire that swept over Saddle Hill on Wednesday.
Dunedin police are urging staff and students at the University of Otago to remain vigilant today after a mass shooting threat passed without incident yesterday.
About 50 Port Chalmers residents are without power this morning after strong winds severed power lines.
The Ministry of Social Development is remaining tight-lipped on when the Work and Income service centre in South Dunedin will reopen.
A former Schizophrenia Fellowship Otago employee has been sentenced to five months' home detention for stealing more than $20,000 from the organisation.
A woman who stole more than $21,000 from an Otago charity had shown an ''appalling'' attitude while being dealt with on the matter, a Dunedin District Court judge said yesterday.
A man who "brought farming in to disrepute'' with his ill-treatment of 300 sheep at a farm near Balclutha has been fined $18,200.