A University of Otago scientist has tonight announced the findings of his investigation into the existence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster.
A Dunedin writer and a former University of Otago academic involved in research on the Peter Ellis creche sex case say a Supreme Court appeal needs to go ahead, despite Mr Ellis' death yesterday.
The man at the centre of the Christchurch creche sex case, Peter Ellis, has died while fighting to declare his innocence.
Firefighters this afternoon extinguished a small blaze by Taieri Mouth Rd, about 4km south of Brighton.
Labourer Sam Russell works on large sand bags that will help shore up Middle Beach against erosion for the next few months.
Fluoride is considered both safe and effective in New Zealand, but the health community needs to monitor new studies and not get stuck in scientific dogma, a specialist in the area says.
Dunedin is set for more major construction after ACC yesterday confirmed it was still planning a new building for the 500 staff it wants to have in the city.
A large anti-fluoride billboard outside Dunedin Airport lasted just a couple of days before workers were instructed to tear it down.
Dunedin's unemployment rate remains persistently above the national average, but there are hopes major building projects like the new Dunedin Hospital may help bring it down.
Some people see cancer as a mostly negative thing that should be approached with tears and remonstrations with whatever god one blames. But David Loughrey can see many positives following his diagnosis.
The foundation set up to teach young people about abusive relationships in the wake of the murder of a Dunedin woman is about to close, but its message will continue to be heard.
The first part of finding a source for workers for the new Dunedin Hospital build is nearly complete.
A 24-room hotel planned for a heritage listed building in Stuart St near the Octagon has been given the go-ahead.
After he developed an unexpected new relationship with cancer* recently, David Loughrey has been stepping carefully through the nomenclature and narratives surrounding that disease. He also...
More proof of Dunedin's stellar cruise ship season came yesterday in figures that showed spending jumped a massive 26%, topping $60million for the season.
Dunedin's cruise ship spending topped $60 million last season, up 26%, as the national figure swelled by 28%.
David Loughrey spent last week at the Trenz tourism conference in Rotorua, where he learned about niche tourism marketing, and had a very good idea.