Nine locations across Otago and Southland have reported their hottest March on record, and Niwa climate scientists say it is yet more evidence of a warming climate.
As New Zealand continues to recover from the terror attack in Christchurch, two Otago Girls' High School teachers are off to Indonesia to get an ''up close and personal'' lesson about Islam and the...
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov's rowing journey across the Southern Ocean may be in jeopardy after his boat capsized three times in a major storm yesterday.
Offers of support for three refugee families living in Northeast Valley are starting to roll in, but the hunt is still on for rental housing to accommodate them.
It seems there is good money in organ removal - even if your pipes are about 90 years old.
While many secondary school pupils are welcoming the move towards digital examinations, some Dunedin principals are not.
Katrina French used to joke that when she finally qualified as an optometrist, she would change her name to Peter Dick by deed poll so she could work in her family's business.
Idea Services staff were out in force yesterday, striking for better pay and working conditions.
The New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association has suspended tomorrow's planned strike action.
A trip to the steamy jungles of Borneo is now officially part of a third-year paper at the University of Otago.
A list of 20 school buildings in Otago, identified by the Ministry of Education as having "weather-tightness issues", has been whittled down to four.
Don't pack up your barbecues and sun hats just yet.
In time, it will become easy to forget "the lost ones" in the Christchurch terror attack, but Dunedin residents have been encouraged to make every effort to remember them.
The King's High School board of trustees has announced former Wellington College headmaster Roger Moses will be the Dunedin school's acting rector in term 2.
Metservice is forecasting more heavy rain on the already sodden West Coast this Sunday, and the West Coast Regional Council is monitoring the situation closely.
NZ Post has announced it is partnering with two Dunedin businesses to continue delivering postal services and bill payments in the city.
University of Otago research aimed at regenerating the sand dunes at St Kilda Beach is proving to be a top-notch idea.
For many, the recorder is one of those musical instruments used by children to unintentionally drive their parents up the wall.
The large number of Dunedin residents asking to pray alongside the Muslim community at Al Huda mosque has prompted the Otago Muslim Association to hold an open day this Sunday.
Sophie Jonathan (9) leaps over a puddle on the new Port Otago Multipurpose Wharf extension during an open day yesterday.