A Dunedin breeder of Bengal cats, Teresa Richards, believes the breed is being treated unfairly by Environment Southland.
Big business could benefit at the expense of residential ratepayers if the Dunedin City Council today opts for a change in its differential rating system.
Stop the Stadium president Bev Butler says the group is "seriously looking into" co-ordinating a "rates revolt" if the Dunedin City Council votes to continue with the project next month.
The mystery over the origin of six timber beams dug up at a Dunedin supermarket construction site early last year seems to have been largely solved.
A dozen Dunedin lawyers have volunteered to help out in Invercargill because of a shortage there of lawyers willing to act as duty solicitors.
For one American living in Dunedin, the inauguration of Barack Obama as president tomorrow will have extra significance.
Dunedin will this weekend be at the centre of what may well be the first controversy over sheep racing.
The list of Otago individuals and businesses unhappy with the new telephone directory has grown to 14 since the issue was first raised with the Otago Daily Times last week.
Two University of Otago zoology graduates are stationed at Sandfly Bay on the Otago Peninsula this summer, not to study the bay's yellow-eyed penguins but the bevaviour of the humans who come to visit them.
Photography seems to be the main motivation for tourists wanting to get close to penguins, but just how far do tourists go to get that penguin family portrait when no-one is watching?
Mose hunter Ken Tustin is employing new digital technology in an effort to convince sceptics that the North American native still roams parts of Fiordland.
The future of the small South Otago seaside settlement of Bull Creek will soon be a lot more secure.
Agresearch scientists are still pondering the problems of raising Cromwell's endangered Chafer beetle (Prodontria Lewisi) in captivity.
Country race meetings in the South have been a runaway success this summer, and yesterday's Waikouaiti Racing Club's New Year's Day event played its part, with the biggest crowd in seven years.
A Dunedin Women's Refuge worker says she has lost count of how many crisis calls she has attended over the Christmas period.