It is believed up to 40 wanted war criminals escaped to New Zealand following World War 2 and the Government's lack of action was an "embarrassment", says a leading Nazi hunter.
Ngai Tahu is keeping a "watching brief" on Treaty settlements as they approach the $1 billion mark, with the iwi set to earn millions of dollars from a ratchet clause negotiated as part of its 1997 settlement.
After eight years, the University Otago has got over its "Get Over It" campaign and launched a new series of advertisements aimed at marketing the university as "Your Place in the World".
Claim by the Stop the Stadium lobby group that the Otago Regional Council did not receive peer reviews on the Awatea St stadium have been rubbished by council chairman Stephen Cairns.
The Dunedin Railway Station footbridge is on schedule to be finished by early next month but the question of who would be picking up the $240,000 repair bill is yet to be decided.
Thieves have stolen hundreds of dollars worth of copper downpipes from two Dunedin schools in an act a principal describes as "senseless".
STV or FPP? That was the question for Dunedin city councillors at a committee meeting yesterday and they answered by carrying a motion to retain the single transferable vote system.
Elderly and disabled pet owners struggling to feed their prized pooch or moggies may soon benefit from an SPCA pilot scheme - AniMeals on Wheels.
While all eyes are on Beijing for the Olympics, a visiting Chinese artist was promoting more leisurely pursuits of art, language and culture in the city yesterday.
Plans to encase the historic Wall Street causeway in glass appear to be over after more than half of the logs were found to be rotten.
How much is that unregistered dog in the pound? More than $400, according to the Dunedin City Council.
The arrival of 64 cruise ships this season is expected to pump $19 million into the Otago economy, a report forecasts.
Otago motorists can expect to pay less at the pump if independent fuel company Gull Petroleum comes to the South Island.
The slogan "Girls can do anything" needed to be reprised for a younger generation because the battle for equal rights was not over, National List MP Katherine Rich said yesterday.
It has helped the careers of Olympians Michael Phelps, Bevan Docherty and Moss Burmester, but uncertainty about the future of the University of Otago flume has led to a Dunedin sports scientist taking up a job in Australia.
Ed Mumm reckons he never left his Dunedin sandpit behind, swapping his toy trucks for what is believed to be the first heavy equipment playground in the United States.
A new truancy-free shopping scheme, where retailers would ask pupils if they have a leave pass from their school, will be launched in Invercargill next week.
Newly-selected Maori Party candidate Rahui Katene and Labour MP Mahara Okeroa were in Dunedin yesterday with the same message - each would win the Te Tai Tonga seat.
Dunedin will be the destination for 40 tourism representatives this week, as they sample some of the city's top attractions.