An Otago Chamber of Commerce survey has revealed more than three-quarters of Dunedin businesses experienced no financial benefit from the All Black test match against South Africa last month.
A Dunedin police search and rescue co-ordinator says three men caught in an avalanche near Glenorchy when there was an avalanche warning in place were "dicing with death".
A Dunedin taxi driver is calling for major changes to the justice system after a drunk driver four times over the legal limit was ordered to pay more than $30,000 in reparations for smashing into his van - money he has not seen a cent of yet.
Five Columba College pupils will put themselves in the shoes of Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard this week and recommend the official cash rate during the national final of the Monetary Policy Challenge in Wellington.
Just because Otago Girls High School pupil Anna Scadden was second in the New Zealand Irish Essay Competition on her first attempt at competitive writing, it does not mean she has the luck of the Irish.
The spread of common colds and norovirus in Dunedin schools is beginning to take a toll on teachers, which has left the relief teacher pool struggling with a critical shortage of staff.
A young father stabbed outside a Dunedin child-care centre yesterday morning says his only concern was for the safety of his son and other families dropping off their children.
Stage one of Bayfield High School's new gymnasium was opened and christened with a netball game between senior pupils and an all-star team of teachers yesterday.
Five Columba College pupils proved they had the potential to control the country's official cash rate after they finished second in the New Zealand Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Challenge in Wellington.
A coal-mining company group has vehemently opposed the Department of Conservation's proposal to create a multimillion-dollar conservation park in the St Bathans, Hawkdun, Ida, Ewe and St Marys Ranges.
Community Trust of Otago chairman Bill Thomson was visibly annoyed at being bombarded with questions from opponents of the Awatea St Stadium during the trust's annual public meeting last night.
A 23.3% increase in the number of foreign fee-paying (FFP) pupils at Otago secondary schools during the past year is taking some financial pressure off school budgets.
The Secretary for Education has again intervened at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Otepoti, in Sunnyvale, following another damning report from the Education Review Office (ERO).
A group of Logan Park High School Services Academy pupils was turning blue in the face in their bid to raise awareness of prostate cancer in the Octagon yesterday.
Staff at the Kura Kaupapa Maori O Otepoti in Sunnyvale are reassuring the community they have an excellent Maori education facility and are taking action to address the issues raised by a recent Education Review Office report.
Hearing loss has become a "silent epidemic". The number of New Zealanders making ACC claims for industrial deafness has increased 658% in the past decade.
"Hearing loss is like a car with worn brakes. You only notice it when you climb into someone else's car and their brakes work better."
At 35, Dan Reddiex is the youngest secondary school principal in Dunedin, but don't be fooled by his youth.