A former Southland woman trapped by bushfires in a coastal Australian town has been evacuated to a nearby town hall, as her Dunedin-based family anxiously awaits news.
A former Southland woman trapped by bushfires in a coastal Australian town says she and her family are ready to retreat to the beach if the situation gets worse.
Dunedin's relatively cool, green summer conditions proved popular yesterday with at least some of the cruise ship passengers from drought-ravaged parts of Australia.
The New Zealand Sea Lion Trust is keen to learn more about a recent incident at a Dunedin beach during which a man stabbed a sea lion in a bid to protect his wife.
A public toilet should be added at the Ben Lomond Saddle or the area’s impressive tourist reputation risks being flushed away, MP Hamish Walker warns.
One of a Dunedin store’s more memorable visitors arrived unexpectedly yesterday, bought nothing and left in a flap.
One of the last things Max Corboy wants to see at Dunedin beaches is another inflatable unicorn pool toy.
Dunedin and Otago people are being urged to report detailed shark sightings as a big citizen science project gathers momentum.
Emergency services were called to a crash this morning after a car went out of control and rolled on SH1, just north of Pukerau.
Department of Conservation biodiversity ranger Jim Fyfe is urging Dunedin beach-goers to give New Zealand sea lions more space during a busy breeding season.
Britain's moves to leave the European Union may complicate life for our exporters but will not damage New Zealand’s economy, Prof Robert Patman says.
If crowds on the George St footpaths and in Dunedin shopping malls were anything to go by, yesterday lived up to expectations as one of the year’s traditionally busiest shopping days.
Joining two Central Otago mountain skifields in common ownership seems likely to spark "win-win" benefits for skiers, shareholders and Wanaka itself.
An updated policy on the management of hundreds of indigenous ancestral remains held at the Otago Museum emphasises returning them to the appropriate group.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is considering creating a wetland area to help resolve Wanaka’s stormwater issues.
Auckland musician Anthonie Tonnon (foreground) is greeted in Waitati by residents, including Mandy Mayhem and the Waitati Militia, ahead of performing his ‘‘Rail Land’’ show to a packed Waitati Hall.
The Whakaari/White Island disaster is unlikely to cause lasting harm to New Zealand’s tourist industry but will strengthen warnings about risky activities, a university academic says.
Despite the growing challenges, Prof Ross Notman remains optimistic about the future leadership of Otago-Southland’s secondary schools.