"It all seems a bit unreal,’’ Dame Gillian Whitehead says after becoming one of five artists to join the living circle of 20 New Zealand Arts Foundation Icons.
The Chocolate Carnival might be over for Dunedin, but three charities that have benefited from the event have been assured they will receive their expected funding.
Otago Chocolate Company (Ocho) now has resource consent for its new factory premises in the Dunedin waterfront area.
Veteran bungy jumper Henry van Asch has ticked off another milestone today with his first heli leap over Otago Harbour.
Local musicians and music lovers were surprised "but not surprised" by Nashville-based company Gibson Brands’ announcement it was filing for bankruptcy.
Quilter and textile artist Mathea Daunheimer put her hand up for an international quilting exhibition last year "because it looked like fun".
If determined fundraising and prayer had anything to do with it, the new Waikouaiti Coastal Heritage Centre would be up and running by the end of the year.
A "lucky chance" is bringing an international quilting exhibition to Dunedin next month.
A brief service in memory of New Zealand Railways employees killed in wars will be a feature of Dunedin's Anzac Day commemorations tomorrow.
The recent retirement of Dunedin court security officer and former prison officer Geoff Oswald ended almost 90 years of service to the justice sector by three generations of his family.
Dunedin's Riding for the Disabled Association has received permission to create a covered riding arena at its Fairfield property.
Top New Zealand designer Karen Walker has been named as one of the judges at next month’s iD Dunedin Fashion Week.
Cadbury owner Mondelez International has received the all-clear for its multimillion-dollar redevelopment of the Cadbury World tourist attraction.
Ride-sharing company Uber has had a great response from Otago drivers wanting to become independent contractors with the company.
The identity of a man acquitted on eight indecency-related charges is to remain suppressed.
An Alexandra man has been found not guilty of causing a fire which extensively damaged the Wastebusters recycling facility in the Central Otago town in 2015.
Alexandra man Aaron Gourlay has been found not guilty of lighting the fire which extensively damaged the town's Wastebusters recycling facility in September 2015.
A motorcyclist travelling an estimated 175kmh while overtaking a line of traffic on the Lewis Pass Highway ‘‘was not in a hurry’’ at the time, the Dunedin District Court heard yesterday.
An intoxicated woman spent about three hours in custody yesterday after a Dunedin judge told her she should ‘‘sleep it off’’.
Dunedin man Jason Mark Adams was jailed last July on his 25th conviction for burglary, was released in November and then committed another six burglaries.