The ''pay or stay'' campaign that stops people with unpaid fines at Customs when travelling internationally has been deemed a success by the Ministry of Justice, although few travellers have been stopped at southern international airports.
Passengers on all-inclusive cruises gain nearly half a kilogram a day on holiday, a survey shows.
You've remembered to collect your luggage but, Shawn McAvinue reports, it's what you've left behind at Dunedin International Airport that helps the rhododendrons bloom.
Bert Scott (84) says he was born at Tomahawk and knows ''every inch'' of the Dunedin lagoon.
A large number of unwanted cats and kittens continue to be dumped at the doorstep of the SPCA in Dunedin.
The Education Ministry is unfazed that a payroll error gave a Dunedin man $1700 even though he is not a teacher.
Explosions gutted an expensive uninsured car in North Taieri on Saturday afternoon.
A Dunedin church group has bought the former United Services Community Club in South Dunedin.
An Aramoana woman has turned her home into a castle after an epiphany led her to build turrets, which she has done with the help of her friend building an ark next door.
A short drive past lupins and cabbage trees, beyond a stone fence chicane is Purakaunui, a settlement just over the hill from Dunedin, but ''a million miles away''.
Installing the weathered steel roof on an information kiosk in Aramoana yesterday are Rod Densen (left) and Geoff McClelland.
Former Dunedin resident Kenneth Fleck (39) is no stranger to helping people.
The recent shootings in Connecticut have generated debate about gun ownership law in New Zealand.
The sweet-smelling cream and purple trumpet flowers on the towering lilies have taken their time to put on a spectacular show in Mosgiel.
A Dunedin man becoming a finalist in the Senior New Zealander of the Year awards is a fitting way to finish a career with the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Motorists can offset rising petrol prices by changing their driving style, the AA says.
The Government's Energywise website has launched an online tool designed to illustrate how small changes to driving style and car maintenance can lead to big fuel savings.
A real Christmas tree decorated without tacky tinsel won the Regent Theatre a prize of $500 for it and $750 for its favourite charity - the Regent Theatre.
The wait for Christmas is nearly over but many Otago residents will continue to wait, not for Santa, but for a doctor.
The executive officer of the Council of Social Services Dunedin has resigned to take on a similar role in West Auckland.