Several Otago communities are being asked to boil or conserve water following widespread flooding over the weekend.
Dunedin City Council contractors led a procession of more than 100 stranded folk festival attendees out of a flood-affected Whare Flat Folk Festival yesterday afternoon.
A search and rescue operation is under way this evening as two people have gone missing in the hills northwest of Dunedin.
Southerners ringing in the new year are being warned the pandemic that defined 2020 is far from over, and Covid-19 will continue to pose a threat in 2021.
The overgrowth of weeds at an octogenarian’s beloved St Clair spot was bad enough that she rolled up her sleeves and got stuck in herself.
Southern schools are among those in line to step away from fossil fuels as the Government minimises its carbon footprint after declaring a climate emergency.
Nearly 200 wealthy New Zealanders could have stayed in Dunedin at the end of January if a boutique French cruise ship had received approval to enter the country for domestic cruises sooner.
The festive lights in parts of Dunedin must be visible from a reindeer sleigh cruising high above the city.
Union organisers are calling for Port Otago chief executive Kevin Winders to resign as tension rises at Dunedin’s port.
New Zealanders injuring themselves over the Christmas period may be as much part of the festivities as a beer and a barbecue on the beach.
Professor Helen Nicholson has been appointed Otago University's acting vice-chancellor as the search continues to replace outgoing Prof Harlene Hayne.
Royal spoonbills and other wading birds could find less room to roost in Otago Harbour’s margins as roads and cycleways progressively pave over habitat.
Traffic backs up on the Northern Motorway at the scene of a fatal crash north of Dunedin yesterday morning.
More than 3000 graduands have had their graduation ceremonies cancelled after a threat of violence spoiled December plans in Dunedin.
The University of Otago has cancelled all of this week's graduation ceremonies and parades following a security threat last week.