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.
A letter to shareholders of the Treble Cone Ski Area has revealed the company had "a very disappointing year" with a trading loss of $486,000.
A Busking bagpiper seems to be too noisy for Dunedin - even if the city is sometimes known as the Edinburgh of the South.
Dunedin residents have labelled some George St retailers "small minded" and in need of "a life" after they had a top Dunedin bagpiper banned from busking in the city for 72 hours.
Creating curiosity in the classroom was the lesson of the day for about 60 Dunedin teachers during a seminar on inquiry-based learning with Australian education specialist Kath Murdoch.
A New Zealand representative for the owner of the Melilla 203 says the fishing vessel could be back in service within the next two months.
The authorities investigating the cause of a collision between a jet-boat and a jet ski on the Kawarau River last month have denied they have found the jet-boat was on the wrong side of the river at the time of the accident.
A toxic solvent spill at the Tulloch Transport yard in Dunedin yesterday left seven people requiring medical attention and sparked an investigation.
The court battle over nearly $1 million worth of fish confiscated by the Ministry of Fisheries continues following an investigation of two Korean fishing vessels - one of which is still berthed in Otago Harbour.
Harrop St, in Dunedin, looked more like a harbour basin yesterday as the Elsie Evans made a scheduled stop on the way to her new home at the former Wickliffe Press building.
While the global recession continues to take a toll on many businesses, early childhood educators in the southern region are thriving in the economic climate.
Dunedin police are investigating another alleged sexual assault in the city - the fourth reported in the past week - and have issued safety advice to women going out at night.
A Dunedin secondary school has not ruled out sending more pupils to the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre, but is monitoring developments in the Mangatepopo river tragedy case.
While some Lauder residents may have thought the Gulfstream V business jet flying overhead yesterday was a rich holiday maker on a jaunt around Central Otago, it was in fact all business.
Lawrence may become a hive of filming activity for a new television series, if Auckland-based historical researcher Jean Jackson has her way.
Father Nicholas Dillon has played organs in some of the world's greatest cathedrals, but he is still relishing the opportunity to be reunited with an "old friend" in Dunedin tonight.
Despite a rapidly increasing rate of obesity among children in Otago, University of Otago researchers are struggling to find enough obese children to take part in a sleeping study.
More Dunedin residents and businesses have emerged from the Otago telephone directory with complaints about their listings.
The battle to boost declining school rolls has prompted a coastal Dunedin school to take a business approach to their operations and implement marketing strategies aimed at attracting new pupils.