Young eyes and ears will have a rare opportunity to see and hear the people who create their favourite books next week, when the Storylines National Festival Story Tour passes through Otago.
Invertebrates are pretty polarising.
Dannielle Hawkins can breathe easy now that her fellow Taieri Beach School pupils have learnt the symptoms of asthma and how to help her in the event of an attack.
Otago could have a new state-of-the-art weather radar installed within the next 12 months, if all goes to plan.
Niwa climate scientists are predicting "several spells of unseasonable warmth" across the southern region over the next three months, but have warned frosts and cold snaps can still be expected.
Great for duck-shooting - unpleasant for duck-shooters.
A $95 million Government funding package, aimed at training hundreds of new teachers, has raised hopes within the Otago education sector that the nationwide teacher shortage will be addressed.
A woman is lucky to be alive after being struck by a tractor on a pedestrian crossing in Mosgiel this morning.
A Dunedin woman is appealing for the return of a precious family war medal, stolen from her home some time in the past year.
A malfunctioning power switch left much of Dunedin without street lights for about an hour tonight.
Russian rower Fedor Konyukhov is so close to the Chilean coast that plans are now being made to send a flotilla out to escort him to Cape Horn.
The Work and Income office in central Dunedin is to be relocated to John Wickliffe House in the Exchange, the Ministry of Social Development has announced.
A major multimillion-dollar retail complex once planned for Green Island has been cancelled, and the land is now on the market.
Harry Finch's legs may be out of action, but that's not stopping him from using his arms to pack his bags for some life-changing surgery.
As the last note sounded on the Last Post and reveille at the Oturehua Anzac Service on Thursday morning, Russell Atkinson decided to call it a day and hang up his bugle for good.
MetService has updated its latest forecast and issued several warnings for heavy rainfall and severe gales which may cause slips, surface flooding and hazardous driving conditions in parts of Otago...
Looking at Anzac Day services from the other side of the fence has been a very moving experience for a Swedish couple now living in Dunedin.
MetService says it is highly likely warnings for severe gales and heavy rain will be issued for parts of Otago and Southland today, as a front approaches the South Island.
Severe gales and heavy rain warnings for Otago and Southland are likely as a front heads towards the South Island, Met Service says.
A person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital after they were struck by a vehicle on the corner of Moray Pl and Stuart St.