Otago regional councillors have bowed to public pressure over concerns for the safety of school children and agreed to alter some Otago Peninsula bus routes.
Dunedin's wildlife hospital has missed out, but Predator Free Dunedin is among the winners as the Otago Regional Council finalises its long-term plan.
The regional council says it could be hit financially and flood risks will continue if it accepts the University of Otago's request to delay work on the Leith by two years.
Sport Otago says there is a problem with sideline behaviour at children's sports games and is introducing measures to fix the issue.
In the first indication the K5 virus is doing its job, an early report shows a 25% decrease in rabbit numbers in Otago.
Football South is investigating allegations a children’s football coach made a player rub his nose in dirt and then "gloated" about it during a Dunedin game.
Sweeping the categories at the Dunedin 48 Hours film competition was a redemption for a team whose effort last year was a "learning experience".
Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead (56) had never spent time in hospital before suffering a shock stroke last month. Reporter Jono Edwards speaks to him about the wake-up call.
The loss of three regional council water scientists at a time when the organisation is proposing large spending increases in the area is a "big blow", a University of Otago freshwater ecologist says.
Councils are excited about the move towards joint governance of Dunedin transport.
Dairy farmers across the country braved the cold yesterday to embark on a yearly stock pilgrimage.
A regional council panel has defended its recommendation to not fund the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital in a move which "astounded'' the facility's trust.
The Otago Regional Council has made an offer on a city council-owned car park on Dowling St, signalling movement in its long-awaited new head office development.
One way to keep warm this long weekend is to swing like it is the Great Depression.
An indication the regional council will spend more than $37 million significantly increasing water monitoring in Otago shows a positive change in direction, a University of Otago water scientist says.
As the happy characters in Cadbury World's window were hidden away, so ended the attraction's relationship with one of the Dunedin companies feeling the ripple of its closure.
A multimillion-dollar restoration project for an Otago Peninsula beach has been welcomed as a ''fantastic'' initiative.
Host Niki Mirkin (right) and unicorn-headed friend Moira Kliegl display brightly-coloured treats at Mrs Mirkin’s Tainui home at a Pink Ribbon breakfast yesterday.
After 70 years of judging prize poultry, Alf Woods (91) still loves the clucking and crowing that fills competition halls.
Fish and Game is concerned funds will be prematurely cut off for one of the "defining moments in Otago’s water management".