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?
Dental health authorities in New Zealand are suggesting caution over the long-term use of mouthwashes containing alcohol following claims of a link with oral cancer.
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.
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.
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.
A dozen Dunedin lawyers have volunteered to help out in Invercargill because of a shortage there of lawyers willing to act as duty solicitors.
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.
A Dunedin breeder of Bengal cats, Teresa Richards, believes the breed is being treated unfairly by Environment Southland.
When the cold southerly blows strong across Dunedin, Swami Hansa, in shorts, T-shirt and sandals, celebrates his investment in wind power.
Otago Harbour's cockles have been given a clean bill of health in a report produced for Dunedin company Southern Clams, which wants to harvest the shellfish for export.
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.
The $188 million stadium in Dunedin, if it goes ahead, will be named Forsyth Barr Stadium at University Plaza.