An Auckland-based writer is promoting Cargills Castle, in Dunedin, in tourist magazines around the world, despite the fact that it is not on the city's tourist map or even accessible to the public.
New Zealand's clean, green international image could be damaged unless more is done to protect endangered Hector's dolphins, University of Otago zoologist Associate Prof Liz Slooten says.
Two of New Zealand's most famous living artists yesterday recreated a work on which they collaborated 29 years ago.
The face of 3 News in Dunedin is looking the worse for wear after an accident at the weekend.
He has not been paid for seven weeks. He has had threatening texts and verbal abuse. His employer's company is under investigation. Yet the Otago regional manager of Southern Cleaning Services has refused to quit - at least until now.
The Auckland company planning to develop the former chief post office into an $85 million Hilton hotel wants Dunedin's "public sector" to take over the project.
The declining property market is not affecting the plans of at least one Otago property developer.
Buildings at Dunedin's St Hildas Collegiate have been peppered with fake bullet holes as part of a pupil protest against the ethics of certain companies producing popular consumer goods.
The developer planning to convert Dunedin's former chief post office into a Hilton hotel hinted last night the world economic downturn could lead to the project being "parked".
The Methodist Mission will this evening launch a public appeal for money to help build its new social services complex in South Dunedin.
It is an almost absolute certainty that after Saturday night's lotto draw most of us will be a few dollars poorer and not $30 million richer.
Fisher and Paykel Appliances' Mosgiel factory looks destined to become part of the Fonterra Co-operative Group's dairy empire.
Dunedin historian Ian Church has drawn a link between the surprise find of gold on Otago Peninsula 136 years ago and the misfortunes of steamer Victory.
Disqualified Otago University Student Association president-elect, Jo Moore, has decided not to take legal action against the association.
It just stands out as being very unusual in Otago to have gold in the volcanics, but that doesn't mean it can't happen.
The Department of Conservation is being accused of creating an unsafe environment for air travellers to Milford Sound by denying landing rights to the four companies that train Milford pilots.
"Skulduggery" and "dirty pool" are two of the terms being used to describe the way the Department of Conservation has divvied up landing rights for tourist operators flying into Milford Sound.
Landing rights for tourist operators to use the Milford Sound Airport have been the subject of much debate and anger since the tender results became known earlier this week. Reporter Mark Price backgrounds the issue . . .
The economic downturn and the declining New Zealand dollar might have some positive spin-offs for two aspects of the proposed Awatea St stadium.
Contact Energy yesterday denied it would be happy if it lost South Island customers because of its planned 11% electricity price increase, as Cabinet questioned whether the company's increase was justified but rejected holding a immediate inquiry into power prices.