DC Parmet is not joking when he says he has developed hostage negotiating skills and ‘‘cat-like’’ reflexes during his career.
Maritime New Zealand has begun a formal investigation following a rare event in which a fishing vessel struck rocks in Otago Harbour and had to be grounded on a sandbank to stop it sinking.
Whether it was overhauling roving robots on Mars, fixing structures or mending relationships at home, "repair" was the name of the game at Dunedin’s Global Game Jam at the weekend.
A state of emergency has been declared in Fiordland after flooding cut off the only road out of Milford Sound, leaving more than 380 people stranded.
Parts of the South are set to get a drenching, with strong winds also forecast over the next few days.
While some may be getting frustrated at the patchy summer we have been having, Niwa weather forecasters are urging southerners to keep their hats on — literally.
Seven southern schools are to get the lion’s share of $4.8million to replace their coal boilers with cleaner biomass boilers for heating.
Flag Swamp School will reopen for the 2020 school year next week, despite Education Minister Chris Hipkins making a ‘‘preliminary decision’’ to close it.
Plans to revitalise KiwiRail’s Hillside workshops in South Dunedin have been given a major shunt forward.
Following the recovery of Vinnie Beecroft’s body off the coast of Dunedin at the weekend, the community is rallying around the 14-year-old’s disabled mother, Michaela.
MetService is urging southerners to batten down the hatches again as a front approaches the South Island, bringing severe gales to much of Otago and Southland later this week.
There are only three certainties in life — death, taxes and warm, sunny weather when pupils go back to school.
Some may find it irksome - a painting of a small pile of plastic waste, added to an obscure corner of a giant mural featuring the Dunedin’s beautiful environment and wildlife.
Safety concerns in the notoriously dangerous Southern Ocean has prompted Fedor Konyukhov to postpone the second leg of his round-the-world rowing attempt.
Authorities are investigating following a jet-boat crash in the Kawarau River that injured five people yesterday.