A Dunedin academic says, when it comes to buying property, the "heart'' may win out over the "mind'' more often than is commonly thought.
Police are not ruling out links between a robbery in Dunedin's Exchange Plaza yesterday afternoon and six similar robberies in the city since November.
At a glance, a plaque unveiled at Otago Girls High School, Dunedin, yesterday pays tribute to the school's only pupil to become a casualty of World War 2. On another level, it is indicative of one family's experiences with the "strange fortunes of war''.
A coloured engraving depicting a Dunedin landmark was yesterday returned to the place which inspired it more than 120 years ago.
A project to capture images of every highway, road, street, cul-de-sac and avenue in Dunedin began this week during the Otago leg of nationwide data-gathering.
Three Otago secondary school pupils joined 45 others from around the country at a forum in Wellington to share ideas on sustainability
Diners at KFC restaurants around Otago received a surprise side-order on Saturday morning when they were serenaded by finalists in a national music competition.
A large crowd watched as a special flag, representing links between past and future Anzac Day ceremonies, was raised over Montecillo Veterans Home and Hospital, St Kilda, yesterday.
A small group of Subaru car enthusiasts gathered in Dunedin for the inaugural Possum Bourne Memorial Drive on Saturday.
The chips were down for some and up for others at the National Pub Poker League regional finals, held in Mosgiel on Saturday.
Making an award-winning short film recently not only taught four year-13 Dunedin pupils about cinematography, they also gained insights into the experiences of young women during World War 1.
Fewer dogs have been put down since it became compulsory to fit them with microchips, Dunedin animal control officers say.
It was rail, rather than pedal or sail power which brought the New Zealand climate change relay baton to Dunedin yesterday.
They granted resource consent for a wind farm but were not so forthcoming when it came to a large retail outlet with a colourful exterior.
It may be one small step for astrophysics, but former Bayfield High School pupil Andrew Brown says receiving a research scholarship to a prestigious United States university is a personal ‘‘giant leap''.
It was not too hard to imagine Dunedin pupils were scaling the heights of K2, or any perilous "north face'' for that matter, as rain and the odd snow fleck fell on a new rock-climbing feature yesterday.
Those favourite fund-raisers - cheese rolls - may be off the menu for education providers because soaring dairy prices are making them too expensive to produce.
Otago Polytechnic staff leadership team members hope a working bee at the Dunedin campus on Saturday will be good for the environment now, and in future.
The once common sight of primary pupils walking and riding to school is becoming a thing of the past, but local and national organisations hope two walk-to-school initiatives this week will help reverse the trend.