Foodbanks in Dunedin are ''extremely busy'' this year putting together Christmas parcels as demand increases.
The announcement a third director will be leaving the Otago Regional Council in the space of three weeks has spurred "major concerns" about the impact the resignations will have on the council's work.
Police say they were unable to locate a promiscuous couple engaging in "sexual behaviour" at the Dunedin Oval yesterday.
The death of a well-known 21-year-old Waitaki man in hay-baler incident has "really hit home" in a region already affected by recent farm fatalities, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A new nature rule book will help tourists better care for Dunedin's wildlife and environment.
Two part-time rangers will be conservation defenders on Dunedin beaches this summer.
Gazing into the beginnings of the universe is all in a day's work for a leading American astronomer.
The attack effort on Otago’s wilding pines seems set to treble.
Police are investigating the suspected "non-accidental" injuries of a nine-month-old baby in Dunedin.
Olivia Harwood (9, front) and Pam Whipp sing carols at the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell in Port Chalmers yesterday.
The Government will pump up to $50 million into making southern state highways safer in an effort to curb road deaths and injuries nationally.
Dozens of Ocean Grove residents want their opposition to a proposed wedding venue on a farm near Tomahawk Lagoon to be heard.
After being fined by his own council for environmental infringements on his Waikouaiti farm, an Otago Regional councillor says he "made a mistake".
The $4.2 million blueprint for Otago’s district plans will become partly operative in the new year.
After being fined by his own council for an environmental infringement on his Waikouaiti farm an Otago Regional councillor says he "made a mistake''.
King Salmon will add a third monitoring site application to test viability for offshore fish farms in Otago.
A departed regional council director will be temporarily replaced by an ex-Auckland Regional Council chief executive commuting from the north.
A committee has formed to revive or replace Dunedin's Jaffa race.
Farmers should move baleage from flood plains to higher ground after hundreds of bales were swept away in last month's deluge, Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
King Salmon wants to test two 3600ha Otago ocean sites for the viability of offshore salmon farming.