Work repairing two passing lanes on State Highway 1 near Waihola should be completed by Christmas, a New Zealand Transport Agency project manager says.
Diners can peruse a menu on the cleanliness and food quality of Dunedin's restaurants and cafes before they go out to eat.
The group restoring a 107-year-old ferry which once carried passengers on Otago Harbour has completed work on the vessel's hull and is now fundraising to complete the boat's superstructure.
In 1907, Mr D. Reid petitioned the local council for public access; a similar proposal by the Dunedin Cyclist Coalition in 1978 had "merit" - now a Dunedin group is concerned plans to redevelop the disused Caversham Valley Rail Tunnel for cycle and pedestrian use will be ignored by the Dunedin City Council.
Police are investigating a spate of copper and brass thefts in the Waikouaiti area.
New anti-bullying resources released by the Ministry of Education this month are "completely misguided", Balclutha-based New Zealand Principals Federation president Paddy Ford says.
A British couple who emigrated to New Zealand after working here several years ago were among 35 people to became citizens at a ceremony in Dunedin yesterday.
Upgrading the road leading to Dunedin's Signal Hill Reserve, along with changes to the reserve car park, could discourage boy racers and vandals, the Dunedin City Council says.
The senior pupils may be at school camp, but Port Chalmers School middle school pupils will still "go bush'' and learn camping and outdoor skills this week - all from the safety of the school playground.
When Roz Miller arrived in Otago, she was adamant it would be for a "five-year stay'' - 35 years later, the departing Mosgiel principal says leaving will not be easy.
There's more than one side to any story. Particularly when it's about the Octagon, as Sam Stevens discovered.
University of Otago physical education student Anna Hodel (21), of Dunedin, enjoys yesterday's fine weather while jogging near the University Oval.
A donation of $88,456 will bring the Otago Community Hospice one step closer to implementing an internationally recognised care programme for people entering their last hours of life, a hospice manager says.
Parts of Forbury School's playground last night looked more like Rotorua than the South Dunedin as they hissed and steamed. But the activity was social, educational and culinary rather than volcanic.
‘‘Outstanding'' contributions to arts, culture and heritage have earned Gore District Council head of arts and heritage Jim Geddes a top national individual achievement award for museum excellence.
They sorted, planted, weeded and sampled - and all the while 45 pupils from 19 Otago schools learnt ways of making their school more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Rural nurse specialist Kirsty Murrell-McMillan describes her recent appointment as chairwoman of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network as a professional "coming of age'' in a career she has been passionate about for almost three decades.
Two University of Otago students say course fees and unforeseen expenses will be more affordable after each received $5000 Aurora Energy Scholarships last week.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) this week welcomed the Government's offer to increase kindergarten teachers' pay in the next two years, to give them parity with primary teachers.