To the layman, Norma the Dunedin Town Hall organ looks like the control panel of a nuclear power plant.
Aurora Energy is using drones for the first time to conduct visual inspections of its overhead power lines and pole-top equipment.
Who said freedom of speech was being repressed because the world was becoming too politically correct?
Hundreds of people are enjoying the sun at the Agnew St Party, and so far, emergency services say the crowd has been well behaved.
Two Dunedin schools were forced to close unexpectedly yesterday afternoon after a water main was damaged, causing water supplies to be cut.
Some of tomorrow's greatest athletes may well have been at the Edgar Centre yesterday, participating in Sport Otago's Summer Sports Have A Go Day.
Callum Toomey may still be perfecting the art of eating with chopsticks, but he has no such troubles speaking the Japanese language.
After decades of roll decline, North East Valley Normal School has recorded a 152% increase in pupil numbers during the past eight years, prompting its board of trustees to consider an enrolment zone.
The Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) is not ruling out joining the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) in taking strike action.
Two southern secondary schools are among eight across the South Island receiving free sanitary products for female pupils as part of a new partnership between St John and Dignity NZ.
John Barratt has been working up a sweat trying to get all his gear packed before his plane leaves for Canada today.
Three Otago Polytechnic students have professional sports training careers in their sights after winning prestigious Prime Minister's Scholarships for Latin America (PMSLA).
The early arrival of spring is signalling a financial boon for lawn mowing and gardening businesses around Dunedin.
In a world where digital technology is racing ahead in leaps and bounds, Rachel Chisnall is helping New Zealand's ageing teaching force keep up with the latest and greatest tools for the classroom.
The majority of primary and intermediate schools across Otago and Southland are preparing to close for the day on August 15, as teachers and principals go on strike.
New Zealand looks set to head into summer under El Nino conditions, which are warmer and drier in eastern regions, but Niwa scientists say it is ''unlikely'' to be anything like last summer.
The Port Chalmers Maritime Museum became two artefacts richer yesterday, after receiving the engine room bell from the MV Port Chalmers and a 2m-long model of the container ship Columbus America.
There are few things that are stickier than a Waitahuna School pupil at the moment.
Members of rock band Bark Like a Dog let out a little yelp when they were named one of six secondary school bands selected to compete in the national final of Smokefreerockquest next month.
Parents of Bathgate Park School pupils have been venting their anger over the school's handling of the Tyrin Hamuera Tutaki situation.