Trevor Kempton has worked his way up the ranks to become chairman of the board of construction company Naylor Love and is entering his third term as a councillor on the ORC.
Lookout Point firefighters were forced to call Dunedin Police for support last night when the occupants of a Caversham property refused to let them put out a fire in their back yard.
While everyone else was slathering on sunscreen in the sweltering heat at the Waikouaiti races yesterday, Alex Gardener was wandering around wearing a woolly hat - a big orange one.
You know who rules the roost when there is a clearly marked sign at the entrance, warning drivers of ''free-range kids'' roaming about the place.
A young boy has been freed after getting his arm stuck in a drinks vending machine in Dunedin this afternoon.
Between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve is supposed to be one of the quietest times of the year for retailers.
An intoxicated man has been arrested by Dunedin police after complaints about him approaching women in South Dunedin this afternoon.
When Bill and Linda Feather bought a dilapidated old shack at Chrystalls Beach to turn into their first crib, some probably thought they should drive a bulldozer through the front door and start over.
Caltex has launched an investigation into the recent fuel mix-up at its service station in Milton.
What a difference 11 months makes. In January this year, Meg the 7-year-old Labrador-huntaway cross, vanished after being involved in a car cras
When you work at a funeral home, it can sometimes be difficult to work out when one day ends and another begins, Elise Wolfgram says.
Bad sunburn, the family dog eating the cream-covered pavlova off the bench, dad burning his fringe trying to light the barbecue and your mum laughing until she nearly passes out, are just some of...
It will be a New Year's Eve celebration of two halves in the South this year.
Fedor Konyukhov is not even a quarter of the way through the first leg of his round-the-world rowing bid, and already plans are taking shape for his next challenge.
Shania Twain fans are promised a visually stunning show from the Queen of Country Pop at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight.
Andrew Roozen says there is only one thing better than climbing Mt Everest.
When Tap & Dough Bistro co-owner Norma Emerson turned up at her newly opened Middlemarch restaurant and found effluent flowing through it her first instinct was to run and never look back.
The New Zealand Principals' Federation is dismayed there has been little to no consultation with schools over changes to English language support funding.
Middlemarch farmers affected by the washout of the Mt Stoker Bridge during the recent floods may have a replacement before the end of this week.
The magic of Christmas seems set to spread over Otago and Southland this year.