Dunedin high school rolls are expected to reach near capacity in 2019, following a strong surge in junior enrolments.
Dunedin City Council contractors have begun clearing slips which have closed Second Beach to the public for the past 18 months.
Soft plastics waste is likely going back into landfills across the southern region, following the removal of soft plastic recycling bins at local supermarkets.
Fedor Konyukhov says his life is starting to feel like Groundhog Day as he rows his custom-built boat across the South Pacific towards Chile.
There is a little place in every girl's heart for Elvis Presley and ponies.
If you thought those in their mid-to-late teens were particularly anti-social yesterday, there was a pretty good reason.
"Astronomically busy." It sounds like a terrible pun, but Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck says it is the only way he can describe the past 12 months.
A Dunedin salmon angler has been left scratching his head after he caught a 6.8kg salmon in Otago Harbour, despite salmon fishing conditions being "poor" this year.
Nominations for the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand elections are about to close, but election organisers are concerned less than a handful of nominations have been received from around...
Food has been flying off the shelves of Dunedin foodbanks, in what has been described as one of the busiest holiday seasons in recent years.
A particularly wet and wild start to the summer has forced staff at Blue Penguins Pukekura to hand-feed Little Blue penguin chicks at Harington Point.
Lather up in sunscreen and get your togs out - Dunedin may be about to get its first taste of 30degC for this summer.
Fedor Konyukhov is ''thanking God'' he is alive and well after rowing his custom-built boat through 15m swells and winds gusting over 100kmh in the South Pacific.
Neil George has been turning more heads than the acts on stage at the Whare Flat Folk Festival this week.
An electrical fire at a historic Dunedin hotel caused only a minor amount of damage this afternoon.
A man has sustained serious injuries after falling from the roof of his Ravensbourne house this afternoon.
Dunedin police are seeking information about a "reckless" driver following a crash in Fairfield on New Year's Eve.
Trevor Kempton has worked his way up the ranks to become chairman of the board of construction company Naylor Love and is entering his third term as a councillor on the ORC.
Lookout Point firefighters were forced to call Dunedin Police for support last night when the occupants of a Caversham property refused to let them put out a fire in their back yard.
While everyone else was slathering on sunscreen in the sweltering heat at the Waikouaiti races yesterday, Alex Gardener was wandering around wearing a woolly hat - a big orange one.