In an age when youngsters live with a mobile device in one hand, it is unsurprising that is where they turn to find solutions to some of their greatest concerns.
Sandra Shum still recalls the day a customer came in with an Instant Kiwi ticket, bursting with excitement because he thought he had just won $6.
With a line-up of names like Purveyor Of Fine Meats, Crinkle Cut, Bee's and T's, and even Band Substance, you could be forgiven for thinking they were a collection of stalls in a market place, rather than Smokefreerockquest bands.
For the third time in five years, Australian rock singer Jimmy Barnes is returning to Dunedin - this time, for his ''Shutting Down Your Town'' tour.
A significant building boom in Taieri Mouth may be about to change the fortunes of Taieri Beach School.
Otago's area school teachers are voting today on whether to join their primary and secondary school colleagues in nationwide strike action on May 29.
One gets the sense that once Harry Finch starts walking, there will be no stopping him.
Metservice has confirmed the loud rumbling noise heard by many on Thursday night was probably caused by a lightning strike off the coast of Otago.
Damian Burden had a tinge of regret after dying his hair pink for Pink Shirt Day yesterday.
Dunedin's Idea Services support and administration workers will go on strike for a third time on Monday.
Police have arrested two youths for allegedly attempting to steal a car in High St in Dunedin.
The MetService has revealed the likely cause of a loud rumbling noise which baffled many Dunedin residents last night.
Logan Park High School is leading the way in a new era of performing arts around the southern region.
After setting foot on dry land for the first time in more than five months, the first thing out of Fedor Konyukhov's mouth was: "I can smell the earth, the grass, the trees ..."
Les Green was slightly in the red this week.
If the clouds part for long enough tonight, people along the Otago and Southland coastline may be in for a spectacular Aurora Australis light show.
Every school in the country is going on strike on May 29, which will no doubt throw much of New Zealand into chaos. But why now?
MetService is advising Stewart Island residents to batten down the hatches in preparation for a storm, bringing winds over 120kmh this afternoon.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) has warned primary school teachers and principals could take "indefinite strike action'' if the next round of negotiations with the Ministry of...
The wreckage of the Southern Lakes helicopter which plunged into the Southern Ocean last month with three crew members aboard, was salvaged over the weekend.