Otago has taken its place on the Government's Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand website, six years after its establishment.
More than $1 million of stock was destroyed in a suspicious blaze at Japanese Auto Wreckers at the weekend, one of the owners says, but he is confident the business will continue.
Dunedin has become the first city in New Zealand with two primary schools awarded a prestigious national award for their initiatives in controlling pupil behaviour.
Cutting a veal and ham pie may not seem like a very official or posh way to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Frances Hodgkins' birth.
Big Rock School pupils sang of "a new world - a place of our own - a dream land" during a concert at the official opening of their new school yesterday.
The tree-filled hollows amid Wakari Hospital's gardens will become duck-filled ponds once again, with the help of volunteers.
While there was not much to smile about on the battlefields during World War 2, Phil Smith takes pride in the fact that when soldiers did find reason to bare their teeth, he had helped make them shine.
Enduring temperatures of -15degC, riding a ship over swells the height of a four-storey building while negotiating decks with 20cm of ice caked on every surface would turn most people green.
A visiting art curator hopes an exhibit of works by Otago school pupils will give adults an insight into the lives of the region's young people.
A Dunedin-based manufacturer is blazing a trail into the United States gas fire market after gaining selection for the New American Home show for the second year in a row.
Columba College's budding young journalists cleaned up both awards in the 2009 Otago Former Times competition.
You can tell much about a person by the way they demolish a box of chocolates, a therapist says.
The head of the University of Otago accountancy and business law department has described as a "misconception" allegations by stadium opponents of misleading accountancy practices by the Carisbrook Stadium Trust.
Scouts New Zealand has begun sprucing up its image in a bid to recruit new leaders and children after a recent head count found nationwide membership had dropped by 52% in the past 15 years.
An oil spill from a simulated shipping accident turned Otago Harbour into a hive of activity and put the responses of Otago Regional Council and Maritime New Zealand staff to the test yesterday.
Thick fog at Dunedin International Airport this morning has prevented a flight from Christchurch from landing and the cancellation of the 8.20am departing flight from Dunedin to Christchurch.