A rare white heron has been spotted frequenting the shallows of Andersons Bay but where it came from is anyone's guess.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift is heading down under for her next international tour but Dunedin Venues is shaking off any questions on whether she will play Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Upgrades to Kaitangata Primary School's learning spaces are progressing well, the principal says.
Keys and miscellaneous items have been stolen from properties in Balclutha and police are trying to reunite them with their rightful owners.
The annual South Otago A&P Show will go ahead despite a suspicious fire destroying a stable at the Balclutha Showgrounds early yesterday.
A Dunedin woman was disgusted to find syringe needles discarded underneath a bus stop in Mornington at the weekend.
Being diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) was just the first step in a new spiritual journey for former army Sergeant-major Rob Smith.
About 100 people made the solemn journey to the Dunedin Cenotaph on Saturday to mark Armistice Day, the 99th anniversary this year of the end of World War 1.
Three people were flown to Dunedin Hospital in two helicopters after a serious crash near Balclutha on Saturday, which closed the highway and forced traffic diversions for about six hours.
An employment expo at the Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday was just the first step in supporting some of the hundreds of staff affected by the approaching closure of the Cadbury factory.
A last-minute effort to make costumes paid off for a group of friends who spent the day dressed as Beer Pong at the Dunedin Craft Food and Beer Festival.
Traffic was delayed but no-one was injured in a two-car collision at a central Dunedin intersection this morning.
Norwich House in Bond St has recently been covered in scaffolding as its new owner worked to improve its exterior.
A group of women in Waikouaiti have been inspired to make hundreds of reusable bags after a young local girl set about meeting the "King of Dunedin'' to discuss the environment.
Traffic was delayed almost two hours yesterday when a truck travelling along Andersons Bay Rd spilled its load.
In a curtain-raising move, the Otago Farmers Market and Dunedin Curtain Bank have teamed up to help reduce plastic waste and encourage environmental thinking.
No-one was hurt when a 4WD rolled on a gravel road at Mt Cargill this afternoon.
The important opportunities Artsenta provides were on display last night at the opening of its annual exhibition.
Making Christmas hampers and giving them to Women's Refuge with money out of her own back pocket has become a Christmas tradition for one Dunedin student.
New Zealand First was careful not to make any ''big promises'' to the Clutha District Council at a meeting last week.