Two Dunedin engineers' appeal to the Environment Court to have the consents to complete the $21.4 million Leith Lindsay Flood Protection Scheme cancelled began in Dunedin yesterday.
Dunedin nature writer Neville Peat is looking to lobby the Government for the chance to make Otago Peninsula New Zealand's first Unesco biosphere reserve.
No further complaints have been laid about problems with Dunedin Passenger Transport bus services following disruptions to some routes on Monday.
The sunny weather continued in Dunedin in March, with the city again receiving well above its usual sunshine hours for the month.
Various water issues dominated the second Dunedin City Council annual plan consultation meeting, with more than an hour passing before a question was asked about its support of the Awatea St stadium.
Disruption on Dunedin Passenger Transport bus routes may continue "off and on'' during the next few months as the company struggles with a continued lack of drivers, in addition to sickness and extra leave, it says.
Otago has received $182,905 for four projects in the latest round of national biodiversity funding, with the bulk of it going to the Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust.
The chance for new information highlighting the special nature of the Nevis River to be presented at a tribunal hearing is being welcomed by Fish and Game Otago.
A dust-up is brewing over responsibility for dealing with dust issues in urban Central Otago.
It will be another three months before the Otago Regional Council makes its final decision on its funding contribution to the planned Awatea St stadium, and the public will get a say first.
Many Otago ratepayers could be better off in the coming year, with the Otago Regional Council proposing a rate decrease of 3.86% on last year.
Last night's Dunedin City Council decision to proceed with the stadium puts the ball in the Otago Regional Council's court.
A suggestion that students should pay a set amount for year-long use of Dunedin's buses has been supported by Otago regional councillors.
Support for the Otago Regional Council's new bus services is growing slowly, Cr Michael Deaker says.
University of Otago students and staff will have a home away from home when vice-chancellor Prof David Skegg opens Otago House at the National University of Samoa later this month.
If you feel like you had a real summer in Otago this year, you could be right - Dunedin recorded its highest number of sunshine hours since records began in 1947 and some Central Otago towns experienced their highest average maximum temperatures on record.
He has flipped pancakes wearing his cassock, welcomed returning royal albatrosses, and is credited with rejuvenating St Paul's Cathedral, but now its dean, the Very Rev David Rice, is moving on.
Four ‘‘mini-townhouses'' at Holy Cross College in Mosgiel are nearly complete and awaiting the arrival of three semi-retired priests who will make them their homes.
Raising awareness of two of New Zealand's endangered species is the aim of a Dunedin student who is putting together an album of music trumpeting the cause of Hector's and Maui's dolphins.
Dunedin-based documentary maker NHNZ has bought into an award-winning Singaporean production company as it continues its drive into the Asian market.