Mosgiel Community Board chairman Barry Barbour yesterday urged the Dunedin City Council to speed up improvements to Riccarton Rd.
A quilt embroidered by Dunedin women, and designed to bring a little cheer to wounded soldiers during World War 1, has been returned to the city after 93 years.
Dunedin City Councillor and former lawyer Michael Guest has confirmed he will apply, on Monday, to have his name restored to the New Zealand Law Society's roll of legal professionals.
The Education Review Office has been asked to investigate a perceived culture of bullying within Taieri College, in Mosgiel, following several complaints from parents aired in the media.
The $1 million system designed to burn off methane gas from the Dunedin City Council's Green Island landfill was fired up, briefly, for the first time on Friday.
Queenstown Mayor Clive Geddes has questioned the safety of the single-lane Kawarau Falls bridge, on State Highway 6, at Frankton.
A Wingatui couple married for 68 years died within 28 hours of each other.
A boat formerly owned by convicted fraud Michael Swann is being refitted as a "boutique" floating hotel, to be used for charters on Otago Harbour.
The proposed new $50 million Caversham Bypass, at Dunedin's southern State Highway 1 entrance, has become so expensive it may now have to be built in two stages, with construction not beginning until 2014-15.
The six rural fire authorities that take care of the Otago countryside are coming under pressure to amalgamate.
A Dunedin mother of two young children has described as "irresponsible" Public Health South's refusal to identify the location of an outbreak of English measles.
Fire bans are spreading rapidly across the Otago province, with the Clutha, Waitaki and Lakes District Councils expected, in the next few days, to join other authorities that already have prohibitions in place.
A family that chose not to have its children vaccinated has brought Dunedin its first cases of English measles for eight years.
Do not expect a final decision on the stadium today. That is the word from Dunedin city councillors polled by the Otago Daily Times last night.
Local firefighters say they would be nervous about going to fight bushfires in Australia while Otago itself is so dry.
Two people were taken to Dunedin Hospital by St John Ambulance last night as the result of two separate fires.
Murder accused David Bain is back in Dunedin making preparations for his retrial.
Dunedin Marine Search and Rescue is warning about the dangers of a strong rip running out to sea from Smails Beach on the Otago Peninsula.
New Zealand's first casualty in World War 1 will be honoured at the National Army Museum, Waiouru, today, much to the delight of a Dunedin family.
The existence of a secret letter from Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin to the Government, seeking money for the proposed Otago stadium, has been leaked to the Otago Daily Times.