A document hidden from the public says the Otago Regional Council is "ill prepared" to process the coming influx of water permit replacement applications.
More than 12 injured kereru are being rehabilitated in Dunedin after a spike in the hefty birds bashing into windows.
Only time will tell whether the next Google was thought up in Dunedin at the weekend.
Fire crews are battling a large house fire in Invercargill, shortly after containing another well-involved blaze in the city.
Murderer Jarrod Mangels (46) has been denied a chance at freedom for the sixth time, 15 years after his conviction for strangling his Arrowtown neighbour many years earlier.
An Environment Court judgement against the Otago Regional Council could leave the organisation open to a barrage of legal challenges.
New rules mean compulsory life jacket-wearing for Otago skippers, but the bylaws come with several caveats.
Otago Regional Council general rates will jump 26.9% and not be subject to formal public consultation.
Dunedin Airport has ramped up security following the Christchurch attacks, but there are no plans for passenger screening on regional flights.
Dunedin's harbourmaster wants your help naming his first boat, but please do not suggest you know what.
New blood will be injected into the Otago Regional Council this year, as at least a third of councillors confirm they will not run again and its chairman indicates the need for fresh leadership.
In a new book, some letters written by James K Baxter make for uncomfortable reading, Jono Edwards finds.
Armed police, metal detectors and bag checks are becoming the new normal for the Dunedin public as increased security continues following the Christchurch mosque attacks.
State Highway 1 is down to one lane north of Waitati after a three-car collision this afternoon.
Households in smog-prone towns have a further incentive to switch to low-emission heating thanks to an increase in an Otago Regional Council subsidy.
Apart from a few bumps, everything seems to be running smoothly as Dunedin's bus hub becomes fully operational.
As the Prime Minister consoled and consulted with Dunedin Muslims yesterday they had only two words for her - thank you.
She has recently been the international face of New Zealand's grief, but this morning Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took time to read stories to Dunedin children at an Islamic kindergarten.
Hillside has a ''buzz'' it has not had in years as the South Dunedin workshops benefit from an increase in rail work.
The Otago Regional Council acted illegally in discussing behind closed doors a review critiquing some of its core processes, Cr Michael Laws says.