The slippery surface of a worn South Otago road ''let down'' a female Dunedin motorist and contributed to her death, Otago-Southland coroner David Crerar says.
Time is the currency traded in the new scheme part-funded by Dunedin City Council.
More Dunedin collection depots will open today for people to recycle unwanted televisions, Dunedin City Council waste strategy officer Catherine Irvine says.
A 99-year-old Dunedin house is to be moved to a site in East Taieri.
The neglected graves of the lighthouse keeper's children buried at Cape Saunders more than 100 years ago have been restored.
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is entered in a national construction award contest in a bid to be named New Zealand's best industrial building.
The groundswell of opposition against a proposal to open up coastline in Otago and Southland to commercial paua harvesting is building strongly despite the ''smoke and mirrors'' of the commercial paua industry, Paua to the People spokesmen say.
A Waikouaiti genealogist has spent many Sundays photographing graves and plaques of servicemen and women in Otago cemeteries to help family historians fill gaps.
Voice coach Lisa Tui Jonathan helps people with Parkinson's rediscover their voices at a seminar in Dunedin yesterday.
Messages of support for Department of Conservation staff covered the doors of the Dunedin office yesterday in an appeal to the Government to reconsider cutting jobs.
The Dunedin City Council has agreed to let bars to stay open for the first hour of Anzac Day so Aerosmith fans can have a ''nightcap'' after a ''hard day'' of rock'n'roll.
Waihola resident Betty Bungard (78) has ''learnt a lot'' since joining the women's Institute as an 18-year-old.
A Dunedin hunter carried out 47kg of antlers and head skin from an ''angry'' wapiti he stalked on a hunting expedition in Fiordland. Trevor Bentley (33) said the weather on the 10-day expedition was a mix of snow, gale-force winds and torrential rain.
Bayfield High School pupils have performed at the Dunedin Chinese Garden to prepare for a trip to China.
Stopping several hundred seagulls fouling the Dunedin water supply is proving difficult, the Dunedin City Council says.
Illegally dumped rubbish on a roadside was cleaned up after a Dunedin tenant left his contact details inside a rubbish bag.
A 66-year-old man died when a large tree stump rolled on him near Dunedin yesterday.
A 67-year-old Dunedin woman says she is to be evicted from her council flat for feeding ducks.
Another woman had her handbag ''swiped'' while visiting a Dunedin cemetery yesterday.
The design of the statue of the Dunedin-born pioneering plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe has been unveiled in England.