The final stage of flood work on the Water of Leith will start early next year at a cost of $2.8 million.
Becca Huxley, of Wanaka, trades plastic for cash in the Octagon yesterday as part of Dunedin's contribution to the Great Bottle Drive.
A science project undertaken by school pupils has revealed the ''poor'' water quality in Tomahawk Lagoon.
Port Otago's $8 million dredge Takutai will probably be out of action until early next year.
A ''non-interference'' policy meant Orokonui Ecosanctuary staff could not save its only two takahe chicks from being killed in last week's floods.
Two rare takahe chicks at Orokonui are casualties of last week's floods.
With the thrill of record albatross egg numbers at Taiaroa Head could come a "concerning'' lopsided breeding schedule.
The absence of a weather radar in Otago could impact "public safety'' during floods, the Otago Regional Council says.
Green fields in the usually-barren Maniototo have some farmers casting their minds back to the 1970s.
A "disapponting" trend of uninsulated flats is continuing in Dunedin despite impending legislation, a University of Otago lecturer says.
A clean-energy system proposed for Dunedin could feed into a new hotel development, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Sea-faring doctor Tom Mulholland does not want to be the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, so he parked it at the top of the wharf.
The Dunedin City Council is keeping a close eye on the situation after the MetService issued another severe weather watch for heavy rain expected to hit eastern Otago this afternoon.
Henley resident Allan Innes stays put yesterday afternoon at his home after runoff from the hills flooded his driveway.
An altered Otago Peninsula bus service is set to start at the beginning of the next school year despite bus hub delays, the Otago Regional Council says.
A yellow-eyed penguin models stylish garments at the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital late last week.
Maddie Johnston loves everything unicorn.
Workers are taking great care to stop carcinogens spreading as they dismantle the asbestos-ridden Fryatt St sheds.
The first western Fiordland 1080 project will start mid-next year in the hope of bringing the stoat-ridden area’s kiwi back from the brink.
Faces from a Dunedin family business grace the cover of the 92,900 phone books being distributed throughout the province today.