The Woodhaugh Hospital and Rest Home in North Dunedin was evacuated today after a fire in one of its bedrooms.
Despite a remarkable resurgence in heritage redevelopment in Dunedin, some prominent buildings stand empty and derelict. David Loughrey investigates.
Dunedin's First Church has reached the halfway point in its push to raise $600,000 to restore the historic building’s spire.
Dunedin-developer equipment that measures brain function is being used in a zero-gravity environment to help discover why brains work better in space.
Stephen Bishop's workplace yesterday was not the best place to be on one of Dunedin's hottest days this summer.
The owner of a row of derelict Princes St buildings has again declined to comment on their future.
Two workers made a precautionary visit to hospital last week after a tree branch hit power lines while a Delta crew was carrying out tree maintenance.
This year’s Otago-Taieri A&P Show will be without cattle categories, as shows across the South take precautions against Mycoplasma bovis.
A Dunedin city councillor says he wants a row of derelict Princes St buildings left empty for years to be redeveloped before they collapse.
The story of a Belgian model published in the Otago Daily Times has had a big influence on a girl from Waipiata.
One historic Dunedin church is about to go on the market and another looks set to stay closed for the foreseeable future as earthquake fears continue to cause problems for small congregations.
Yesterday, William Williams decided to stop feeling emotions and to live underwater at the Steamer Basin. Today, his wife Sarah discovers she is the one who has to do something about it. Dunedin...
William Williams has come to the conclusion that emotion is a wasted activity and decides to remove himself from the turbulent affairs of humanity. Dunedin writer David Loughrey tells the story.
It may be an ambitious plan, but Dunedin’s new arts and culture manager hopes he can help build the sort of creative environment that led to the works of Shakespeare.
David Bowie's legacy lives on.
Soda the dog's effervescent name sheds a little light on the sometimes difficult task of naming a family pet.
Ten cruise ships are set to deposit more than 20,000 passengers in Dunedin over the next seven days, as the Christmas period brings a rush of tourists and keeps businesses open on Christmas Day.
A 13-year ministry at First Church is about to end for the congregation’s senior minister.
Some of early Dunedin architect Robert Lawson's normally never seen work has been unearthed in the warehouse precinct.
A plan for increased pedestrianisation in central Dunedin has the conditional backing of the group representing city retailers and building owners.