Both the young and the old called on Dunedin City Council to support changes to the way buses run in the city, at yesterday’s 2020-21 annual plan hearings. Both senior citizens and students made...
White-knuckled businesses need the relief of a 0% rates rise, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan says.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary’s predator fence is vulnerable in three high-risk areas and so, too, are the protected species inside, Otago Natural History Trust chairman Colin Campbell-Hunt says.
A Dunedin councillor caught bare-legged on camera has clarified that he was wearing pants, just of the short variety.
The proposed 6.5% rates rise for Dunedin should be scrapped, Cr Lee Vandervis says.
Planning is under way for how physical distancing could work in Dunedin city streets as retail outlets reopen.
When fire crews arrived at a rural Kuri Bush blaze on Saturday night, flames leapt 20m high and ammunition was going off inside a large shed engulfed in flames at the remote property.
More than $100 million in infrastructure spending could be a game-changer as Dunedin continues to struggle through a housing crisis exacerbated by the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
When fire crews arrived at a rural Kuri Bush blaze last night, flames leapt 20m high and ammunition was going off inside a large shed at the remote property.
Despite the possibility of a major Covid-19 outbreak in the South now being low "we should still be prepared", Southern District Health Board chief medical officer Nigel Millar says.
Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins says he has no interest in a "slash-and-burn budget" — but he has called for a revised budget for the coming year in light of the effects of Covid-19 on the local economy.
There have been 11 consecutive days of no new cases of Covid-19 in the South.
Revenue has crash-landed at Dunedin Airport amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and the airport’s executive leadership says there will not be a return to normal in the foreseeable future.
International students contribute hundreds of millions of dollars to Otago’s economy; with the country’s borders closed, the hit to the international education sector will be significant and the...
Amid the global Covid-19 pandemic a private jet which landed at Dunedin Airport from Cambodia has left for Hong Kong carrying 10 international travellers today.
After five weeks of lockdown, the South’s construction industry is set to get rolling again under Alert Level 3 restrictions and in the face of employment uncertainty.
One patient continues to struggle in Dunedin Hospital as the number of active cases in the South dropped to 31 yesterday.
Glass recycling will resume in Dunedin next week, but the return of kerbside collection for cardboard, paper and plastic has yet to be confirmed.
Thousands of Dunedin jobs hang in the balance as tourism operators grapple with the uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 world.
As NZ continues on its course of staying home and staying safe, some businesses see a clear way ahead while others worry about the shadow the Covid-19 virus has already cast over the southern economy.