Generations mingled and some new skills were acquired yesterday when University of Otago student volunteers learned more about knitting from Dunedin Supergrans.
The commissioning of a new stained-glass window at a Dunedin church, to honour Sir Ernest Shackleton's chaplain the Rev Arnold Spencer-Smith, has attracted international interest and support.
After the Christchurch terrorist attacks, New Zealand must seize this "historic moment" to build peace, including through dialogue with groups considered to be extremist, Prof Kevin Clements says.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum staff are about halfway through processing a six-year backlog of donated items which had built up from the museum's redevelopment.
Scientific analysis of shaped stone blocks found at Tautuku in South Otago, the Catlins and Stewart Island is shedding new light on early Maori settlers, and suggests voyaging links with Tahiti.
Contractors continue to remove material from the west bank of the Water of Leith, near the Dundas St Bridge this week.
Congregation members of the historic St James Church, in King Edward St, South Dunedin, will vote this weekend on whether they believe the church should be demolished.
The Dunedin City Council is adding rocks, bollards and trees to protect plantings in the Stuart St median strip after vandalism attacks by ''brainless morons'' last year.
Dunedin-based union representatives and employers have reacted with a mixture of delight and "real concern'' to the biggest single boost in the NZ's minimum wage - up $1.20 to $17.70.
The Otago Community Trust has awarded a $150,000 grant towards the planned third stage of a $2.6 million restoration project at Otago's historic Iona Church, overlooking Port Chalmers.
Murray McCulloch is making something of a habit of success in the Otago Wildlife Photography Competition.
As the skirl of the pipes sounded during the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships street march in Dunedin at the weekend, the international strength of the country's top bands was also on display.
A train carrying coal derailed at the South Otago town of Clinton yesterday morning, closing the main track between Dunedin and Invercargill.
Dunedin scientists hope innovative research into smelling ability and eating behaviour will result in "better treatment and diagnosis" for women experiencing depression during or after pregnancy.
The University of Otago Oval is the "best venue" in the country to stage the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships, Brian Coutts believes.
University of Otago special collections librarian Donald Kerr is still keen to raise awareness of the 28,000 item special collections at the university library.
Earthquake strengthening and reroofing work under way at a former ANZ building in George St is part of a wider upgrading project that will bring ''win-win'' benefits to Dunedin.
Local government is often failing to consult meaningfully with Maori over liquor licensing matters, new research has found.
Dunedin and Otago staff at Idea Services, the operational arm of IHC, will take part in a four-hour national strike next Monday, after the failure of mediation efforts for nearly 3000 staff.
Dr Katherine Black is urging greater awareness of the need for female athletes to protect their health by eating and drinking enough to fuel their high energy use.