Conservationists are welcoming a government plan to introduce potentially hundreds of cameras on inshore fishing boats.
Otago regional councillors will soon consider whether they want to go ahead with a planned 18% rates rise next year.
An increasing urgency to improve low vaccination rates among Maori and Pasifka people has been backed by a University of Otago immunologist.
A planned green hydrogen research centre in Dunedin now has the financial backing of both the New Zealand and German governments.
Queenstown and Dunedin have both hit 90% vaccination rates for first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, the Southern District Health Board says.
Outrage over rate rises and anger from some in the farming community is fuelling increasing aggression towards Otago Regional Council staff, the council chief says.
Nearly 10,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the South on Super Saturday, the Southern District Health Board says.
The guest of honour was the venue itself at Larnach Castle last night.
A man charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Karitane yesterday has been granted interim name suppression.
There is no budget for further work by the Manuherikia River’s technical advisory group this year, the Otago Regional Council says.
Southern healthcare workers are preparing for hundreds of people with Covid-19 to recover in their homes as New Zealand transitions to a new normal of skyrocketing case numbers.
A robust whistle-blower policy benefits any organisation, Otago regional councillor Hilary Calvert says.
A roadmap has been drawn up for making the freshwater science for the Manuherikia River fit for purpose.
Never-before published photographs from the day Beatlemania visited Dunedin show the youth of the city swept up by a cultural phenomenon the older generation simply did not understand.
Greenpeace supporters have flooded the Otago Regional Council with submissions on its regional policy statement.
A search is under way for a local contractor to cap and close the recently maxed-out northern portion of Dunedin’s Green Island Landfill.
Changes to the contentious ‘‘traffic light’’ system governing Dunedin’s recreational blue cod fishers could be on the horizon, Fisheries New Zealand says.
A 16-minute short film shot in Karitane and Dunedin has been awarded top marks at a long-standing independent film festival in Houston, Texas.
New Zealand’s contribution to the history of science and technology began when its first settlers used their knowledge of the sky and ocean to travel vast distances to reach these shores.
A two-car crash in Mornington this afternoon blocked traffic for a time but resulted in no major injuries, police said.