Primary and intermediate schools across the southern region will feature a green tinge today as some pupils and staff dress in green to show support for their principals.
These days, Peter Adams only brings out his clarinet at family gatherings, to ''squawk'' out a recognisable tune.
Trade organisations and a nursing organisation are "nervous'' about what the future holds, following the Government's decision to merge New Zealand's polytechnics.
The research work of the Otago "brains trust" is being credited with giving former Dunedin man and convicted child sex offender Peter Ellis a fighting chance to clear his name in the Supreme Court.
Passengers on a flight from Dunedin to Auckland last week may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service has warned.
Like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol, Bathgate School pupils are strutting around with an air of confidence this week.
Dunedin-based passengers on a flight from Dunedin to Auckland last week may have been exposed to measles, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service has warned.
Immigration New Zealand is refusing to budge on its order to deport a Balclutha woman to Fiji.
The MetService is predicting snow to 200m in large parts of the South Island from tonight, but the worst of the front is expected to miss Dunedin.
It will be a "long, hard road'' to have Dunedin's Baldwin St renamed the world's steepest street, but the battle has begun.
Residents of Dunedin's hill suburbs are being urged to prepare for snow on Wednesday.
Several flights were delayed and passengers on two flights forced to disembark and go through security at Queenstown Airport again, when a small knife was reported missing from a departure lounge.
One of Dunedin's most memorable snow events, the "Great Snow of 1939" brought the city to a shivering halt. On the 80th anniversary of the polar blast, these photos illustrate just how much snow there was.
Two things are said to be certain in life - death and taxes.
Despite Fairfield School’s new play area consisting largely of asphalt and having no playground equipment, pupils ‘‘flocked’’ to it on the first day back at school this week.
Angus Muir said, "Let there be light".
A ute doing donuts on a Dunedin rugby field has done "considerable damage" to the playing surface.
Lately, Matt Clarkson has been getting a rough time about what his cleverly written lyrics about a missing dog actually mean.
The number of Otago and Southland secondary school pupils investigated for breaching NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examination rules has tripled in the past five years.
Balmy winter weather is fooling some of Dunedin's flora into thinking it is already spring, causing it to burst into flower more than a month early.