A Dunedin commercial boat owner says Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) prosecutes only when a seafarer dies and has ''no teeth'' to deter commercial boat owners from reckless behaviour.
As the grieving family read the Easy Rider inquiry report, a close friend of one of the victims continues to raise funds for a memorial ''to show the lost souls home''.
Gonzo the cockatoo's timing is off and he ''fluffs'' his lines but he has the starring role in a Dunedin play, which opened at the Globe Theatre yesterday.
The year-long renovation of the 5400sq m of floor space in the Donald Reid warehouse in Dunedin is nearly complete.
A Milton woman says she has received an apology from the Inland Revenue Department after claims it ignored her pleas that her name and IRD number were being used fraudulently by a Christchurch business for almost a year.
The Mosgiel son labelled a ''K2 monster'' by his mother has returned home from the Otago Corrections Facility at Milburn and joined her crusade to ban synthetic cannabis.
A buckled leadlight window, upstairs on the platform side of Dunedin Railway Station, will be ''fully restored'', says Leadlights & Lamps owner Kevin Casey.
The ''drab and bland'' entrance to the Athenaeum in the Octagon leads to myriad empty underground spaces ''screaming out'' to be used, tour guide Allan Baddock says.
Otago and Southland television watchers who have procrastinated over ''going digital'' will lose their signal tomorrow.
The synthetic cannabis a Mosgiel man ''ticked up'' and smoked made him a ''monster'', says his mother, who is campaigning for its immediate ban.
A St John ambulance officer treats a patient after a two car collision on Otago Peninsula yesterday.
The Ministry of Social Development has resolved about a third of more than 1100 cases of people alleging historic abuse, including physical and sexual assaults by caregivers and staff members while in state care.
A Dunedin strip bar will be staying open past 1am on Anzac Day, despite other city bars seeking late licences being declined.
The Dunedin Tattoo and Art Show next Saturday is not suitable viewing for children, says organiser Macaela Manuel.
A Dunedin grower's fresh vegetables have kept customers coming back to the farmers' market for the past 10 years.
Dunedin band Six60 was back home at the weekend in front of a sellout crowd before taking its ''energy, passion, power'' to the rest of the world.
The Government should drop its proposal to allow the commercial harvesting of paua in Otago or the fishery will be ''destroyed for the short-term financial benefit of a few,'' Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
Tahuna Normal Intermediate School pupils Jemelia Fraser-Hosking (left) and Keisha Boyle perform Maori songs to Marne Street Hospital residents yesterday on the final day of the Dunedin hospital's ''culture week''.
Unlike its Texas counterpart, the Dunedin fertiliser works is safe from an explosion, Ravensdown Ravensbourne fertiliser works manager Tony Gray says.
''Coronga Lane'' is the favoured name for a new way in Mosgiel but Melbourne Cup winner ''Baghdad Note'' is running a close second for naming rights.