New Zealand's traditional Arbor Day was marked in Dunedin yesterday by the planting of 180 native trees in Caversham's Sidey Park.
Four Dunedin primary schools have started their third school term with a new principal at the helm.
The character and value of the landscape and the likely effects of a single large wind turbine above Blueskin Bay were the focus of a lengthy Environment Court sitting in Dunedin yesterday.
Carisbrook as Otago's premier sporting venue may be a distant memory, but the old turnstile building in Neville St remains solid and protected.
A finding that a former Dunedin lawyer dishonestly used trust money was "very serious'', the New Zealand Law Society said yesterday.
The backers of a plan for a wind farm near Blueskin Bay are now arguing for one turbine, not three, on Porteous Hill north of Dunedin.
Fur stoles were not part of the uniform when Lenore Lawrence joined the police force in 1952 - and they still are not.
Giving blood in Dunedin will be more comfortable for donors from this week.
Former Dunedin musician David Pine talked about the impact of pressure on individuals during a speech to law and commerce graduates in Dunedin on Saturday.
Ginny Green has been Otago Community Hospice CEO for just over 10 years. In Hospice Awareness Week, Ms Green reflects on her role and answers some questions from ODT reporter Kay Sinclair about the...
The importance of being open to change, and not afraid of the uncertainty generated by an increasing rate of change, was the message to university graduates on Saturday.
An Otago Polytechnic senior nursing lecturer is hoping her limited edition, ginger-infused Vienna lager will add some extra zing to fundraising efforts for the Otago Community Hospice.
With "a lifelong interest'' in things French, former Dunedin woman Jane Coombs seems an appropriate choice as New Zealand Ambassador to France.
Up to 20% of people aged over 80 who survive a hip fracture will be admitted to aged residential care as a result, and 27% of those in the same age group will die within a year, research shows.
A 71-year-old Palmerston man is denying allegations he sexually molested 10 different boys over a 30-year period.
One of the first judges appointed by Nelson Mandela when the South African Constitutional Court was established in 1994 will speak in Dunedin next week.
Sean Davison no longer faces a charge of attempted murder but says his conviction for assisting his mother's suicide was "a personal tragedy" for him, his family and the memory of his mother.
A man who split his partner's skull with an axe, exposing her brain, after the blade of a knife he was stabbing her with broke off in her chest, has admitted attempting to murder her.
Two Dunedin police officers have been given sentences of community work, reparation and, in one case, community detention, for using excessive force on an offender.
When convicted fraudster Michael Swann was given a long prison sentence, allowance was made for his help in recovering property bought with proceeds of his $16.9 million fraud against his former employer, the Otago District Health Board.