Long-term trends show Otago air quality is improving, but Otago regional councillors have raised concerns about the region’s regularly smoky skies.
The Great King St car park in central Dunedin could be opened up for after-hours parking for Dunedin Hospital staff.
A rāhui is in place at a Dunedin beach following the discovery of the body of a local surfer yesterday evening.
More than $2 million has been set aside to deal with a potentially significant toxic problem held underground in South Dunedin.
The controversial proposal for a landfill near Brighton Beach is back on track.
A person was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in a house fire in Warrington on Saturday.
Weekend work has resumed to realign the rail line alongside State Highway 88 to Port Chalmers under Alert Level 3.
A person was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in a house fire in Warrington today.
A paddleboarder was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering moderate neck injuries near Lawyers Head this afternoon.
Two helicopters are assisting in the battle against a fire on a hillside near Middlemarch this afternoon.
The first blush of spring may be evident in Otago’s hinterland landscape.
Dunedin's Dom Gauthier is waiting for a call from the Ministry of Health.
The Minister for the Environment is seeking advice on what to do about the Otago Regional Council and intends to talk to the council’s chairman about it directly.
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins wants answers as to how a student managed to breach lockdown by flying from Auckland to Dunedin.
New housing or infrastructure to meet Dunedin’s growth could be stymied through an overly prohibitive regional policy statement proposed by the regional council, the Dunedin City Council says.
Plans to build significant digital infrastructure for high-performance computing have been lodged with the Central Otago District Council.
As the threat from the Delta outbreak subsides in the South, more than 14,000km away in the US, Marcie Amoroson describes a war zone in the fight against Covid-19.
An infringement notice has been issued to a University of Otago student who breached lockdown by flying from Auckland to Dunedin.
A University of Otago student was met by police on arrival in Dunedin after flouting lockdown rules by flying across the country.
Talk of replacing councillors with commissioners at the Otago Regional Council is premature, Environment Minister David Parker says.