The Inland Revenue Department is investigating a Dunedin cleaning company following allegations of tax anomalies from about 120 employees.
Staff at the Dunedin City Council are anxious to get dog owners to register their animals.
If someone told Lachlan Matchett rocket science was difficult, the East Otago High School pupil was not listening.
Thirteen Logan Park High School drama pupils will take on 19 other "big budget" schools from around the world in the Toyama International Drama Festival next week with a play staged on a shoe-string budget.
Repairs on structurally unsound wharves and sea walls at Dunedin's Steamer Basin look set to escalate the costs of developing the harbourside by more than $14 million, a hearing into the issue at the Dunedin Centre heard yesterday.
A 16-year-old Logan Park High School pupil is off to Australia to delve into human brain tissue and diagnose neurological diseases.
Taieri schools created by the 2003 mergers have been given a pat on the back by the Ministry of Education for achievements at the schools in recent years.
Police are on the hunt for a group of men who jumped from a car and assaulted pedestrians before robbing them in two separate incidents in Dunedin on Sunday morning.
A 21-year-old Dunedin man has been charged with dangerous driving and more charges may follow after he led Dunedin police on a pursuit reaching speeds of more than 100kmh through the central business district yesterday.
The board of trustees at King's High School has "re-cast the net" in a bid to select a new principal for the school.
Hundreds of Otago school pupils have spent this week away from the classroom as a wave of cold and flu viruses spreads across schools.
Increasing numbers of New Zealand school pupils are being enrolled in private tuition classes held after school because they are being let down by the education system, a private tuition provider says.
Kings High School has received another "half dozen" applications for its principal's job, after the board of trustees extended the closing deadline for applications.
John McGlashan College pupil Liam Kernaghan is in piping hot form after becoming the first Highland bagpiper in the school's history to reach A-grade status.
"Show me the evidence," was the call from Stop the Stadium president Bev Butler after Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Cairns rubbished her claims that councillors did not receive peer reviews before deciding to support the Awatea St stadium.
A new dairy-effluent pumping system invented by a Southlander could be the answer to the problem of effluent leaching from paddocks into waterways.
While the majority of submitters welcomed the Department of Conservation's proposal for Oteake Conservation Park in Central Otago yesterday, all had concerns about how the recreational tourist attraction would be managed.