Fishing groups fear legislation amendments will give the Department of Conservation greater ability to cull trout without consultation and potentially allow the sale of the game fish.
It looks unlikely Dunedin will resettle more refugees as part of the raised quota.
Seven southern Housing New Zealand tenancies wrongly penalised for meth contamination are among a "shameful" 800 being reimbursed nationally.
It is easy to stop a walk on the beach with the dog becoming a biodiversity disaster, the Department of Conservation says.
The final piece of Dunedin's one-way cycleway puzzle is now under way.
Dunedinites brushed off a Meghan and Harry snub yesterday by welcoming royals much closer to home.
Attributing longevity to a stress-free life is not what you would expect from a woman with 12 children.
Dunedin's albatross colony could be heading towards its biggest breeding season as Taiaroa Head's airborne giants make their yearly entrance.
The Otago Regional Council is continuing to privately discuss important issues.
First they came for our windshield wipers, then our road cones, and now New Zealand's cheeky alpine parrot has learned to use tools.
Kasem Zar Zar (13, right) chases down the ball supported by team-mate Dylan Lloyd (14) at a Halberg Disability Sport Foundation event at the weekend.
Even for people used to wildfires, a 5000-step slog will still turn up the internal thermostat.
Tidy Kiwis Lucas Petterson (10, left) and Jett Stevenson (8) drag bags filled with rubbish off Tomahawk Beach on Saturday.
Anglers say the state of rivers and lakes is "horrific" as E. coli rates worsen in nearly a third of Otago’s freshwater bodies.
Queenstown will join Dunedin in having a day of free buses to encourage drivers out of their cars.
As some albatross chicks crash land this fledging season, Doc rangers are there to catch them.
The Otago Regional Council is in an "impossible" position after its schedule for minimum-flow setting was defeated, its chairman says.
"Frustration and uncertainty" loom over the contract for emergency helicopters in the lower South Island as callouts for the service spike.
Dunedin and Queenstown bus users are reporting high satisfaction with services as the Otago Regional Council increases bus trip frequency on some routes.
The Otago Regional Council spent $437,000 on what one councillor calls the ''blind alleys'' of a failed new headquarters bid in Dunedin.