The Octagon in Dunedin resembled a mad inventor's garage yesterday as more than 300 cyclists ventured past for breakfast on their way to work, and a go on one of the 62 weird and wacky bikes on display.
If members of the public were upset about a lone bagpiper playing for 30 minutes in George St this month, they are in for a shock this weekend.
Award-winning artist Sam Foley stands next to his Opoho Intersection No. 1, a kinetic painting similar to the one which won him the People's Choice Award at the Wallace Art Awards this week.
Some Otago secondary-school pupils opened their letter boxes yesterday to find they had won scholarships after sitting examinations last year.
A "pre-birthday" celebration in Dunedin left a Berwick teen unconscious with blood leaking from his ears after he was surrounded by a chanting horde and attacked in Moray Pl, Dunedin, at the weekend.
New Zealand's cemeteries are set to become classroom extensions for schools across the country as a new website created by a Dunedin organisation provides resources allowing teachers to explore their diverse educational opportunities.
Ben Mulholland's telephone may be ringing red hot during the next few weeks with calls from prospective developers, after his iPod Super Dock won the engineering category of the International Science and Technology Fair in Taiwan.
It is Ian Simpson's insight into the inner workings of the South Dunedin community which many believe saved Forbury School from an uncertain future in 2000.
A 13% increase in the number of international pupils studying at some Otago secondary schools is a silver lining in the growing cloud of the world economic crisis, principals say.
A forensic examination will be carried out on body which was badly burnt after a car hit a power pole east of Invercargill and burst into flames on Saturday morning.
The new $2.1 million Mornington Presbyterian Community Centre has done just the thing it was designed to do - bring the local community together.
More than $10,500 was raised for the All Saints Anglican Church at a fundraising dinner at Selwyn College, despite the absence of the guest speaker, Sam Neill.
University of Otago doctoral student Nicholas Hay has been awarded a national fellowship to support a three-year study of the size, extent and distribution of cockles in the Otago Harbour.
Community drivers of the proposal to create an Otago Harbour mataitai have reassured the public the recreation and conservation reserve will be for all Dunedin residents, following some submissions opposing it.
A Dunedin school is one of many across the country under fire for allegedly forcing parents to pay voluntary fees and punishing children whose parents do not pay up.
The number of misconduct complaints against teachers in Otago is on the rise.
Banned bagpiper Simon McLean's plan to take his case to the Dunedin City Council next week by performing during the public forum has been met with mixed responses.
Tomahawk School has begun its year with double last year's roll, despite being forced by the Ministry of Education to re-enrol a dangerous pupil.