Superannuitants will have some extra dollars in their pockets from today, when free off-peak bus transport becomes a reality.
A Dunedin woman was taken into custody just before 5pm yesterday after an armed offenders squad call-out to a Musselburgh house.
Commuters will ride on better buses and use a uniform ticketing system after new transport laws come into effect, a regional council director says.
A woman was taken into custody just before 5pm today after an Armed Offenders Squad callout to a Magdala St house, in the Dunedin suburb of Musselburgh.
Dunedin dairy owner Moreen Hall's decision to put community well-being ahead of income was recognised yesterday when she became the inaugural recipient of a national health award.
Car batteries, old cray pots, shoes, sheets of iron and six sacks of the invasive, exotic seaweed undaria were among rubbish collected by 18 divers from the Aramoana mole on Saturday.
Steam locomotive excursions between Dunedin and Sawyers Bay on Saturday were a trip down memory lane for passengers in the carriages - and those up front keeping the wheels turning.
About 20 bus passengers travelling between Christchurch and Te Anau had an unscheduled stop on Saturday, when their bus slid into a roadside drain and came to rest at a precarious angle.
Converting a run-down Port Chalmers shed into a purpose-built education and storage facility would make it plain sailing for Sea Cadets, a group leader says.
Dunedin lawyer Maree Baker has received a national award which recognises a professional and personal interest in protecting New Zealand rivers and waterways.
An event described by organisers as both emotional and inspirational was launched at Dunedin's Edgar Centre this week.
Workers at a Dunedin business thought a large truck was making an unscheduled delivery yesterday afternoon - but the "rumbling" they heard was several tonnes of debris falling from a 30m cliff on to the rear of the Kaikorai Valley premises.
A new 1.3km cycleway-walkway through Dunedin's West Harbour area will open early next month.
Sixty Australian tourists arrived in Dunedin in style yesterday afternoon on the southern leg of a national historic steam excursion, hauled by restored locomotive Ja1271.
Police and community members are appealing for information that may help identify joyriders who caused extensive damage at Brighton Recreational Domain early yesterday.
Two year 13 pupils had the opportunity to parlez-vous for prizes during the recent national final of the 2008 Alliance Francaise de Dunedin French speech competition in Dunedin.
Never mind the hour glass, time and tide are causing sand at two Otago Peninsula beaches to slip away - and community members to take action.