A teenage driver smashed his vehicle into a parked car in Dunedin on Saturday and when police arrived, he was still drinking in the driver’s seat, police allege.
The consent application for a proposed new landfill south of Dunedin is on hold while the Otago Regional Council seeks more information from the Dunedin City Council.
An aeroplane with high-resolution cameras is conducting flyovers in the high country as government agencies estimate Himalayan tahr numbers and mob sizes in South Island Crown pastoral leases.
The earliest surviving structural evidence of the European settlement of Dunedin will soon be underfoot again for shoppers in the city centre, at an estimated cost of $400,000.
As rabbit populations climb once again in the South, some southerners are calling for the return of rabbit boards.
Much of the North East Valley Anglican Church hall demolished this week which it is hoped will make way for social housing has been salvaged for future church restoration projects — and for smoked...
A small, historic Otago town has been named the most beautiful small town in New Zealand at tonight’s Keep New Zealand Beautiful awards.
A mild winter and recent warm days have probably triggered the early flowering of a pōhutukawa in Andersons Bay, Dunedin, University of Otago botanist Assoc Prof Janice Lord says.
Otago Polytechnic senior product design lecturer Andrew Wallace says if Dunedin establishes a city-wide business "cluster" it could make products on a scale unimaginable for single companies.
The University of Otago says what would have been its largest construction project is no longer affordable, but it is going ahead with a new $90million residential hall.
A crowd of about 40 children sang happy birthday to the 148-year-old locomotive parked in the foyer at Toitu yesterday.
A parked car was shunted 50m into a lamppost after allegedly being hit at high speed by another vehicle outside a Dunedin car yard yesterday.
A rain-soaked start to the Otago Matchplay Championships at Balmacewen Golf Course and the North East Valley 10,000 bowls punctuated a Labour Weekend of volatile weather in Dunedin.
A man has died in Dunedin Hospital after suffering critical injuries when the truck he was driving rolled on a Central Otago farm late last week.
Six fatal crashes over Labour Weekend so far have prompted police to call for more care on the road, as traffic volumes are set to remain high today.
Helicopters and several fire crews have been called in to fight a large gorse fire north of Dunedin this afternoon.