Yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) numbers in the Lower South Island continue to drop, causing one researcher to think they are doomed to extinction on the mainland.
It was a battle at times, but after four decades a Dunedin-based company has grown from mainly filming birds to becoming an internationally respected creator of Emmy-winning wildlife documentaries.
The high number of sea lions relaxing at Smaills Beach is a ''positive sign'' people are learning not to disturb them, New Zealand Sea Lion Trust chairman Steve Broni says.
Call it an Amorphophallus titanium if you want, but a blooming corpse flower by any other name would still stink of decaying flesh.
Parts of the South sweltered for a second day, with Cromwell reaching its highest-ever spring temperature on record with 33.3degC.
A Dunedin central-city bus hub could improve the ''accessibility and vitality of the central city'' but there are some concerns, independent commissioners say.
The proposal to designate an area in central Dunedin as a bus hub has been given the green light.
The Dunedin Riding for the Disabled Association is galloping ahead with a $200,000 renovation of its Fairfield grounds.
Giant stick insects and double helix slides are just a few of the latest additions to the Otago Museum's $2.5 million revamp of the former Discovery World Tropical Forest which will open next month.
The Otago Regional Council's first female chief executive ``clearly'' stood out among the other candidates, council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
The Otago Regional Council has announced its new chief executive.
Fans (from left) Caylin Bailey, Ellen Scarrow and Anna Miskimmin adopted the personas of their favourite ’90s pop group for a 'Spice World' sing-along at Rialto Cinemas yesterday.
Dunedin car nut Len Wiggins tinkers with his Ford Falcon XR 8 2003 at the eighth annual Otago Community Hospice Charity Cruise & Car Show at Tahuna Park yesterday.
Dunedin's towering First Church spire needs a "major" $600,000 refurbishment and the public is being asked to help.
A Dunedin potter is aiming to release people from the "capitalist machine" one clay bowl at a time, while simultaneously helping the homeless.
Fish & Game is taking action to save the "very low" wild salmon population in Otago and the South Island.
Fingernails were bitten as the most animated of fans stayed close to the screen in an Octagon bar, tensely reacting to the All Whites playing Peru in a World Cup qualifier.
The owner of the Caversham Four Square store is pleading with customers to check their Lotto tickets as a $200,000 prize remains unclaimed a month after the numbers were drawn.
A Dunedin couple have become part of New Zealand private-land-conservation history through their efforts to protect their Merton salt marsh.
In perhaps the most definitively Dunedin of traffic offences, a male motorist was let off with a warning yesterday morning after playing his bagpipes while driving a car.