Strengthening te reo skills could hold the key to cutting the Maori prison population, suicide rates and poverty, an emerging Maori leader in Dunedin believes.
Much of Otago may get its first taste of summer tomorrow - but rain and wind is on the way for other parts of the South.
''Stand away, everybody. I don't know what's going to happen.'' Sound advice from Hunter Edgecombe, as prepared to throw a dart for the first time during a sports day at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Strengthening te reo skills could hold the key to cutting the Maori prison population, suicide rates and poverty, an emerging Maori leader believes.
In an unusual situation, Rod Galloway has announced he is "likely" to stand down as George Street Normal School's principal sometime next year, for health reasons.
A man's castle is his home. So, within seconds of discovering Make-A-Wish New Zealand had built a 3m-high castle for his back yard, Isaac Stocker put two rules in place.
In their twilight years, most people are more disappointed by the things they failed to do, than the things they did do.
Two men are being spoken to by Dunedin police after allegedly attempting to rob a man at knife-point in the city centre this morning.
In a balmy winter when Dunedin and Ranfurly posted their hottest July temperatures on record, it is no surprise the season was one of the South's warmest.
As a period of unsettled weather looms, the Dunedin City Council will start sand-bagging the beach in front of Kettle Park in a bid to prevent further dune erosion.
A Dunedin play dealing with youth issues - such as isolation of young people, thoughtless words, social media, self-harm and New Zealand's drinking culture - has been selected for performance at...
A stretch of a popular Dunedin beach will be closed for couple of days while sandbags are put in place to prevent further dune erosion.
Only at the Big Sing National Finale does the audience break into impromptu singing in between the programmed performances.
Those working in Otago and Southland's primary industries are being urged to pay close attention to weather forecasts over the next three months.