Outrage from the public forced contractors to stop chopping down five cherry plum trees in Kew Reserve, in Caversham, this week.
If Les Butcher had been carrying a pen while hunting, he would have written his will last Wednesday night.
''Good things take time.'' So says Otago Museum director Ian Griffin, whose wife, Maria, will now be able to join him in Dunedin after three months of separation.
The Boss is unlikely to sing in Dunedin on his visit to New Zealand in March next year.
A high-tech studio for young people will open in South Dunedin next year as part of a free after-school learning programme.
Long lunches are nothing new. But Otago University students are getting behind a long lunch in Castle St next month to help raise awareness of World Vision.
The New Zealand public and media place too much emphasis on a dog's breed when an attack occurs, a pit bull advocate says.
Arrowtown Primary School's rippa rugby team has come back from the national tournament in Wellington as fourth placegetter this week.
The dirty state of Lake Hayes' could be the result of Coronet Peak's sewerage system and residential septic tanks, Otago University freshwater scientist Dr Marc Schallenberg says.
Marriage celebrants in Dunedin are not expecting any sudden influx of gay marriage requests now that same-sex marriage is legal in New Zealand.
Cooler bedroom temperatures are harming children's lungs, a University of Otago study has found.
Fish and Game Otago will take legal action against the Otago Regional Council if it is not consulted during consent processes.
Police are asking Green Island residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious characters in the neighbourhood after a series of daytime burglaries over the past week.
Queenstown, the jewel in New Zealand's golfing crown, will benefit the most from Tourism New Zealand's $2 million investment in golf.
Taieri College welcomed its new principal, David Hunter, yesterday morning with a powhiri and the official hand-over ceremony.
Obesity is creeping up on smoking as one of New Zealand's biggest health burdens, a recent Ministry of Health study shows.
International bestseller United States crime writer Kathy Reichs will be visiting Dunedin next month to begin her nationwide tour to promote Bones of the Lost, her latest Temperance Brennan forensic thriller.