Police have seized guns, ammunition and more than $15,000 worth of cannabis plants in a raid on a Kaitangata property.
Roslyn's skyline is about to be transformed as construction of a multimillion-dollar three-storey town house complex begins in the Dunedin hill suburb.
One of the country's leading research scientists is looking forward to doing more research and fewer funding applications, after winning a prestigious James Cook Fellowship.
The southern hemisphere's oldest state girls' school will break from tradition next year by offering trousers as part of its official uniform.
One of the world's top 50 most influential education-technology experts will be in Dunedin next week to talk about New Zealand's transition to digital education, and the hurdles that come with it.
One of Dunedin's dowdiest arterial routes is about to get a make-over, but it is going to look a lot worse before it gets better.
Otago and Southland secondary schools have 32 teacher vacancies which need to be filled before the start of the 2019 school year.
Reporter John Lewis holds his nerve for a short stint with former Supercars driver Greg Murphy.
Motorists in Dunedin have been asked to take more care and drive more slowly past contractors building underground ducting for Aurora Energy's new 33kV power cables.
Holiday hotspots look to be living up to their name in the South as temperatures rise on the eve of Labour weekend.
If you want to hold an outdoor event, Labour Weekend is traditionally the time to avoid holding it.
The unexpected need to move a key water pipe is now expected to delay completion of the Dunedin bus hub until next year.
There was relief around the Southern region yesterday as Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced a popular nationwide performing arts competition will continue.
The days of sitting exams with pen and paper may be numbered.
Otago National Party MPs are saying ''good riddance'' after former MP Jami-Lee Ross was expelled from the party for ''irrational'' behaviour yesterday.
Satisfaction with the condition of Dunedin's roads and flow of traffic at peak times has plummeted in the past year, the latest Dunedin City Council residents' opinion survey shows.
Outbreaks of gastroenteritis have been reported at two Dunedin aged care facilities and families are being asked to limit visits.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins is dreaming if he thinks luring expatriate and overseas teachers to New Zealand will solve the teacher shortage crisis, Otago educators say.
It pays to get all your ducks lined up in a row when you’re running a charitable duck race.
Some may find it difficult to believe the captain of the Rainbow Warrior used to work on a gargantuan oil tanker.