A Dunedin teenage piano virtuoso credits his 94-year-old piano teacher for his success.
"Basically, we’ve got a month of summer, and then things are going to get really, really, quite ugly — unless we’re really lucky."
University of Otago Covid-19 experts are not immune to the increasingly vitriolic attacks dished out to scientists commenting on New Zealand’s pandemic response.
Southern police have criticised behaviour on the roads during a deadly holiday period, saying poor driving was "everywhere they looked".
Dunedin's warmest year on record should have alarm bells ringing, a well-known Otago climate scientist says.
Humans and New Zealand sea lions should be able to share the beach, those familiar with the threatened species say.
The Southern District Health Board says it has listened to the concerns of neighbours of Dunedin’s new 22-room self-isolation quarantine facility at Aaron Lodge.
Pupils in Brighton could face bus trips of up to 90 minutes each way in the new school year when the closure of Otago Road Services bites.
Dunedin can now host about 100 people in self-isolation quarantine facilities as a 22-room former holiday park was confirmed as part of the city’s expanded Covid-19 preparations yesterday.
The public is being warned to check water quality results before wading into Otokia Creek, including the popular estuary at Brighton Beach, south of Dunedin.
It was surprising how long it took for Omicron to arrive in New Zealand, a prominent Dunedin evolutionary virologist says.
Amid anger at Otago regional councillors pocketing the pay packet of the departed Marian Hobbs, four councillors have now confirmed they are donating the extra cash to charities.
Sourdough bread, blue cheese and a hoppy ale could be the perfect refreshments for an informal graduation ceremony.