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.
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.
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.
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.
All that Little Dog wanted after eight days of following her injured master, Matthew Briggs, through rugged West Coast terrain was seven Jimmy's mutton pies and her bed.
University of Otago law school dean Prof Mark Henaghan is suggesting words have been attributed to him that he did not say.
While more people are trying to stretch their food budgets by growing vegetables, and one or two are adding a few hens to their urban estates, not many have gone as far as the Fitzpatrick family of Mount Cargill in Dunedin.
The Kawarau Falls bridge at Frankton has been given a clean bill of health by consultants working for the New Zealand Transport Agency.