As the news that H&J Smith Department Store, beloved by generations of Southlanders, was set to close reverberated around the nation this week, Debbie Porteous was among the many who surely felt a little bit like crying.
Dunedin ratepayers look set to stump up more than $100,000 to cover losses for the 2022 New Zealand Masters Games. But it could have been worse.
The Dunedin City Council is investigating why some of its rates bills have been delayed or have failed to turn up at all before the payment deadline.
Budgets for projects in the Queenstown-Lakes district over the next 10 years have been rejigged to find another $37million for the new arterial road through the town’s centre.
Dunedin commuters are warned to expect delays as work begins on creating a new central city bypass.
A central government probe into the Invercargill City Council appears to trace back to a chance phone call to the city’s chief executive eight months before the matter became public.
Ken Berry has got the bug and he can’t stop.
A "super bus stop" in Albany St and "safer school streets" areas in Mosgiel and Outram will be trialled early next year.
More than 10,000 Covid-19 tests have been done across Otago and Southland at general practices and community based assessment centres (CBACs).
The amount of dog poo being left on some Dunedin streets is creating quite the stink with locals.
The Outram Rodeo Club, which held its main rodeo yesterday, will host a second rodeo tomorrow after the Mataura Club had to postpone its annual event.
The Outram Rodeo Club, which is holding its main rodeo today, will host a second rodeo on Saturday after the Mataura Club had to postpone its annual event.
As work continues to get ready for demolition of the former Cadbury Factory in Dunedin, potential demolition contract tenderers are being shown through the old factory.
Three "parklets" have been installed in Dunedin's CBD in disused bus stops.
Notorious ''jailhouse lawyer'' Arthur Taylor will be paroled to Dunedin when he gets out of prison next month.
Notorious 'jailhouse lawyer' Arthur Taylor will be paroled to Dunedin when he gets out of prison next month.
A Dunedin composer has been recognised with a rare award for a lifetime's contribution to the arts.
Large red stripes that have appeared on Dunedin streets are part of a project to improve safety around a cluster of central city schools.
The next section of the Otago Peninsula safety improvements and shared pathway will be built between Broad Bay and Portobello.
Motorists who have to travel between Dunedin and Mosgiel are being asked to factor in an extra 15 to 20 minutes to the trip for the next three months.