For many, the recorder is one of those musical instruments used by children to unintentionally drive their parents up the wall.
The large number of Dunedin residents asking to pray alongside the Muslim community at Al Huda mosque has prompted the Otago Muslim Association to hold an open day this Sunday.
Sophie Jonathan (9) leaps over a puddle on the new Port Otago Multipurpose Wharf extension during an open day yesterday.
As Mohammad Alayan lay on the floor after being shot in the head and shoulder, all he could do was remain still and "just believe'' he would survive.
Two people have been taken to Dunedin Hospital after a car hit a pedestrian on Kaikorai Valley Rd this evening.
Some say you should never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
A week after the Christchurch terror attack, a 14-year-old Muslim pupil at Kaikorai Valley College has written an open letter to her fellow pupils, thanking them for their love and support.
Advice from a living legend is invaluable, so when Kaikorai Valley College music pupils got the opportunity to perform and receive feedback from Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer frontman Shayne P Carter yesterday, they grabbed it.
Take an umbrella this Otago anniversary day, as heavy rain and severe gales are set to hit parts of the South.
"A totara has fallen in the forest of Tane."
A ban on military-style semi-automatics (MSSA) and assault rifles in New Zealand has been met with mixed responses from gun users in Otago.
A Ministry of Education review of school lockdowns is being welcomed by Otago principals.
The Ministry of Education is to review the process of school lockdowns in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack.
A memorial Mass will be held at Kavanagh College today for principal Tracy O'Brien, who died suddenly this week.
When Alex Krol lost the use of his legs in a car accident in 2005, he thought his life was over.
The sudden death of Kavanagh College principal Tracy O'Brien has left the New Zealand education sector reeling.
Dunedin's Kavanagh College staff, pupils and friends are in shock at the death of principal Tracy O'Brien last night.
The sound of a man hammering nails on a roof spurred a Dunedin resident to report multiple gunshots to police this morning, as the city remains on edge.
The grip of terror on Muslim pupils in Dunedin is so strong that the majority did not turn up for school yesterday.
Staff and parents at the Dunedin An-Nur Early Childhood Education and Care Centre are praying its owner will survive after being shot in the Christchurch terror attack.