A gold mining company will leave Clutha as it prepares to be hit with its second prosecution for environmental degradation in two years.
Police are chasing a man who escaped on foot near a popular Dunedin tourist beach after allegedly stealing a motorbike.
Only three prosecutions have arisen in the past year from the Otago Regional Council, despite 1900 public complaints about environmental infringements.
The course of understanding Shakespeare never did run smooth.
Garden centres were inundated at the weekend as "hordes" of Dunedin residents made the most of the fine weather and tended their vegetable patches.
Every man, woman and dog was basking in the sun as the weather turned it on for Labour Weekend in Otago.
A driver has been pulled from a vehicle after being trapped following a two-car collision South of Brighton this afternoon.
Warm weather has led to a string of water rescues in Dunedin before the surf life-saving season officially begins.
Gunners gathered and wildlife fled as World War 1 commemorations shook the Octagon yesterday.
The ORC is promising to "protect the quality of lives" of South Dunedin residents withclimate change science projects, but admits the city doesn't yet have a clear vision for the area.
As a capsized kayaker flailed in water off the Ravensbourne coast yesterday, two Dunedin men took rescue efforts into their own hands.
Dunedin boaties not wearing lifejackets will be slapped with fines over a five-day period this summer as a water safety campaign floats into town.
Confidential documents have revealed the Otago Regional Council is eyeing a 7913sqm Dunedin industrial site for its new headquarters.
The Dunedin City Council's apparent inability to control waste is its own fault, Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
Reports of environmental incidents in Otago have jumped to record levels as more residents complain to the Otago Regional Council.
Construction costs for Dunedin's bus hub have crept $34,700 over budget.
A report citing ``serious concerns'' with some rodeo practices has been welcomed by the sport's governing body.
Response crews are working to fix a fault that has 200 Cromwell residents without power this evening.
Otago has lost at least $230,000 in cyberattacks in 18 months, in what the Chamber of Commerce calls the "single biggest risk" to small businesses in the region.
Environmentalists will welcome Rainbow Warrior into Dunedin by boat, bike and feet this weekend to oppose offshore drilling in Southern waters.