Climate activists sit in anticipation on couches and chairs outside Dunedin's Kiwibank on Moray Pl yesterday to symbolise the wait for the bank to announce a fossil-free policy.
In a landmark decision, the Employment Relations Authority has set collective pay rates for Jacks Hardware and Timber Ltd employees.
Mosgiel's RSA plans to sell its revamped clubrooms and restaurant and move to property it owns across the road.
To some a morning dip at St Clair on a frosty morning is just the jolt needed to start the day.
By turning central Dunedin into a luminous wonderland and drawing crowds in the tens of thousands, the Midwinter Carnival has established itself as one of the city's signature events.
Playing with nothing to lose seems to have worked for a Taieri College band.
More than 100 daring Dunedinites threw common sense to one side as they dived into the frigid waters of St Clair beach this morning.
Dozens of southerners want their voices heard at hearings starting next month for proposed gas drilling off Otago's coast.
Twelve of Dunedin's best bands and solo artists graced the stage last night in hopes of being crowned the city's best high school act.
The Otago Regional Council is eyeing the car park of Forsyth Barr Stadium as a potential headquarters site.
New Zealand's "mother of modern dance'', Dunedin woman Shona Dunlop MacTavish, has died aged 99.
There are no plans to allow pets on Otago buses, but the idea could be be reviewed next year.
The Otago Regional Council is not likely meet the standards of a Government investigation, as the Environment Ministry has different ''goalposts'' for critical water work.
A Dunedin site investigated by the Otago Regional Council as a possible headquarters location has been sold to another party.
Upgrading of dilapidated Housing NZ blocks in Dunedin is welcomed by tenants, but the temporary relocation of the 25 residents could strain the city's growing demand for social housing.
Otago and Southland have lost out in a Government plan to protect vulnerable dolphin species, scientists and conservation groups say.
The company running two Dunedin Mitre 10 stores says it should not be "punished" for negotiations collapsing as the Employment Relations Authority "fixes" collective agreement wages for the company.
Port Otago has appointed its first female director in 145 years.
The Otago Regional Council has assigned several staff to assisting a government investigation, but insists crucial water work will not slow down.
Wallaby work will not get government funding this year, so a "disappointed'' Otago Regional Council will have to reassess its options regarding the pest.