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.
The breeding season of New Zealand's most endangered bird, the kakapo, is off to a great start with at least two fertile eggs laid on Codfish Island and two female birds, previously thought to be too young, also laying eggs.
Otago dairy farmers have been warned there will be no excuses next milking season for not complying with effluent disposal standards.
The weekend's heavy downpour in the hydro-lakes area has increased the power industry's ‘‘comfort'' levels, but commentators say the country is not yet out of the woods. All South Island...
A variety of events, from building homes for blue penguins to cleaning up rubbish, are planned in Dunedin during the 21st anniversary of Seaweek.
Reconstruction work is planned for the floodbank alongside the Taieri Plain contour channel.
Established designers meet emerging designers in a new way for this year's id Dunedin Fashion Week.
Strutting your stuff down 110m of railway station platform is more exercise than you might think, model Zaytia Coulter says.
Frustrated by the number of endangered albatrosses killed by fishing vessels, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton is bringing in new measures to prevent seabirds from being accidentally caught by commercial vessels.
Otago Regional Council consent holders may soon face extra charges after a heated debate by councillors over the ‘‘contentious'' issue of whether public or private citizens benefited most from its monitoring and audit work.
Now it has the approval of all the region's territorial local authorities involved in funding a new stadium in Dunedin, the Otago Regional Council is taking the next step and preparing to consult the community on the issue.