The Golden Centre mall in Dunedin will remain open to shoppers while major construction work goes on around them.
Times are tough, but not in the gold industry. Mark Price meets two Central Otago men excited by the potential of small-scale gold mining operations.
Work is expected to begin tomorrow on the $5 million refurbishment of the Golden Centre shopping mall, in George St, Dunedin.
Dunedin Crohn's disease patient Joe Noon (24) has owned up to a past that included heavy drinking and to a continuing smoking habit.
A Dunedin general practitioner has offered to contribute $2000 towards the cost of providing Joe Noon with the drug Infliximab, understood to cost at least $25,000 for a one-year course.
Trials of a new wind turbine made in Dunedin are under way on a breezy hillside above Waitati.
Contrators are removing asbestos from the roof of the Cadbury factory in Dunedin but the company says the work is not being done because the asbestos is a problem.
A $US53 million ($NZ95 million) study of the cattle genome, released today, will lead to greater feed efficiencies and could help deal with the dairy industry's methane problem.
The 147-year-old Danseys Pass Hotel near Naseby is being advertised for sale by its receivers.
For Joe Noon, just eating a couple of mouthfuls of toast causes extreme pain.
Ninety-nine crashes. That is the toll that has been exacted on motorists using the Caversham highway at the southern entrance to Dunedin during the past five years.
Otago Olympic hopeful Debbie McCaw has been struck a double blow in her bid to make the New Zealand team for the 2012 games in London.
Dunedin shoe manufacturer McKinlay's Footwear will open a retail outlet in Invercargill today.
Lawyers acting for the Dunedin City Council are expected to be given the floor this morning when debate begins over the next move in the Otago stadium debate.
A Mosgiel teenager who has swapped fast food, TV and computer games - well most of them - for swimming, running, cycling and a mostly vegetarian diet is the latest to join the ranks of the newly slim.
The jury system is at the foundation of New Zealand's legal system, but unless you have served on a jury, the experience is something of a mystery. Mark Price spoke to "Juror X", who was involved in a long-running criminal trial.
Public confidence in the Dunedin City Council's decision-making ability has fallen sharply in the latest quality of life survey, and the proposed Awatea St stadium appears to have been a factor.
A conditional contract to build the $198 million Awatea St stadium could be signed within days.
Ministry of Fisheries officers and police have broken up a Southland black market in blue cod, rock lobster and oysters.
The prize-winning Fishers Meats' sausage may yet survive to sizzle again.