Spring is the season for growth, but unusually, it is traffic lights that are springing up across Dunedin.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your old toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, dental floss containers and the packaging it comes in?
Chances of a warm, dry summer under El Nino conditions are increasing, but Niwa National Climate Centre scientists have warned Kiwis not to get their togs and towels out just yet.
Affectionately known as ''Dr Phil'' among pupils and staff at Otago Girls' High School, Ian Phillips has been awarded this year's Highgate Fellowship by the school's board of trustees.
Chances of a warm, dry summer under El Nino conditions are increasing, but Niwa National Climate Centre scientists warn Kiwis not to get their togs and towels out just yet.
MetService is forecasting a period of heavy rain which may reach warning levels in Fiordland and Westland. Snow is expected to fall near the Milford Rd tunnel.
When Jack the cat’s regular "servant", Fiona Dodds, went on holiday two years ago, she thought she was being kind by having a friend house-sit and feed him while she was away.
Otago Girls’ High School appears to be spreading its water wings, having bought the former High Tide restaurant, in Kitchener St, for use as a water sports base.
Truck drivers traditionally, and rather facetiously, refer to speeding tickets as "driving awards".
MetService is warning more severe gales may blast Otago and Southland again this weekend as an active front crosses the South Island also bringing rain.
Some would revel in the popularity of winning a national competition - but not Harmony Oto. "Nah. I was already cool, eh. I'm still the same old Harmony.''
It may be a chilly reopening of the St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool this year as cold weather, severe gales and heavy sea swells send waves crashing over the rocks into the pool.
Dunedin police have put the kibosh on student fundraiser Running of the Beers, saying it encourages excessive drinking.
Unlike the soles of their shoes, winning never wears thin for the St Hilda's Collegiate aerobics team.
There was no shortage of Chinese fans or fans of China at Columba College yesterday, when pupils celebrated New Zealand Chinese Language Week with traditional folk dance and martial arts training.
Outram butcher Lyndon Gold says some of his cuts of meat may have a slightly smoky flavour now that he has joined the township's volunteer fire brigade.
New Zealand Post is celebrating the courage of women who fought to vote 125 years ago, with a new $3 postage stamp which was printed in Dunedin.
Fifty years ago, celebrating someone’s 100th birthday was as rare as hen’s teeth.
Time flies when you’re having fun. But Miracle baby and children’s gear store owner Harriet Moir was not expecting the past decade to zip past as fast as it did.
A sudden burst of warmth is about to hit parts of the South Island, as temperatures climb to the low 20's in some inland areas across Otago and Canterbury later this week.