Hank Maclean will stand tall at the no doubt chilly West Otago Showgrounds this morning, warm in the knowledge he is on a special mission.
A man from Blenheim has saved the future of the 107-year-old Waikouaiti Bowling Club.
Mahinerangi youngsters Becky (5, left) and Ollie (3) Vaughan play in the snow under mum and dad Hayley and Dave Vaughan's frozen washing on Waipori Station yesterday.
The pace on the Otago Central Rail Trail might pick up a little later this year, as the Department of Conservation reconsiders its policy on electric bikes.
Nasa's super balloon will not be launched tomorrow.
An Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin was cancelled after the plane was struck by lightning on its approach into the city's airport this afternoon.
January was the fifth driest month in Dunedin since records started at Musselburgh in 1918.
A new gift and hospitality policy at the Dunedin City Council has had a mixed reaction among staff.
Mosgiel-Taieri residents will have another chance to have a say on their preferences for a new pool complex in Mosgiel next month.
Providing safe public access to the Caversham Tunnel could mean more sewage might flood Surrey St properties, Dunedin city councillors have been told.
The Dunedin City Council is to consider consulting residents on whether it should help fund the Otago Therapeutic Pool in Dunedin.
Logan Park Drive, the road to the University Oval in Dunedin, will be temporarily renamed Brendon McCullum Dr for the duration of the Cricket World Cup.
A new pool complex in Mosgiel is in the Dunedin City Council's draft long-term plan - but no money is allocated for it.
Widening Otago Peninsula's low road seven years sooner than planned is a ''no-brainer'', Dunedin city councillors say.
A proposal to double the ratepayer contribution to a city-wide cycle network over the next decade has received initial support from most Dunedin city councillors.
The Dunedin City Council has been called to action on Mt Watkin reserve near Waikouaiti.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery has asked for ''a modest'' increase in the ratepayer contribution to the cost of acquisitions, to keep the collection relevant.
Dunedin community board wish lists are again dominated by requests for improvements to sports grounds, infrastructure, and maintaining existing services and facilities next year, as boards continue to heed the city council's tight budget situation.
A draft 30-year infrastructure strategy for Dunedin city has been approved by city councillors for public consultation.
Hidden behind a row of wooden screens in Lovelock Ave in Dunedin's Northeast Valley are some glasshouses that would produce cracker tomatoes. But these are no ordinary glasshouses. Reporter Debbie Porteous and photographer Stephen Jaquiery took a sneak preview of the Dunedin Botanic Garden's new propagation unit.