The mining industry was left in no doubt the Dunedin City Council is not welcoming it here and has been put on notice to figure climate change strategies into its operations.
New Zealand's mining sector has been told to phase out fossil fuel use by 2050, but Economic Development Minister David Parker concedes the hunt for minerals to replace coal is likely "to go...
The mining industry was left in no doubt that Dunedin's council is not welcoming it here and is on notice to figure climate change strategies into their operations.
Despite a softening economy, economists predict the Government's books are still in good shape; albeit purse strings may be tightened come Thursday's Budget reveal.
Would-be Middlemarch diatomite miner Plaman Resources has sought to join an Environment Court action, scrutinising an application for the protection of outstanding natural landscapes around Dunedin.
The usually sedate annual Minerals Forum conference being hosted in Dunedin this week is likely to become a protest flashpoint as more than 300 mining sector delegates attend.
A $10billion pipeline of construction work in Otago has received a welcome quarter-million-dollar boost to prepare the way to train and secure workers for a multitude of projects.
A scathing report on the funding mechanisms of Dunedin’s controversial covered sports stadium has been delivered in a University of Otago study.
House prices are set to surge in the year ahead given the low mortgage interest rates and demise of any capital gains tax.
University students visiting one of Dunedin's most sprawling open plan buildings can now navigate their way around using a recently installed, 3-D, 360-degree virtual tour kiosk.
Letters of support for Plaman Resources' proposed diatomite mine near Middlemarch from Dunedin's mayor and the chief executives of Dunedin and Clutha's councils didn't hold back in their offers to be of help.
Sporting goods retailer Torpedo7 is moving from Dunedin's CBD to South Dunedin.
The long-running liquidation of winery Lochar Estate in Central Otago may yet be headed to the High Court, following dismissal of an application for a summary judgement over an alleged $400,000 debt.
Construction of Port Otago's $1 million T-shaped fishing wharf at Port Chalmers is due to begin next month.
Farmers have seen an easing in fuel and feed costs in recent months, but a caution has been sounded on feed costs in the year ahead, starting with the dairy sector.
To a backdrop of global economic growth slowing further, the Reserve Bank needs to boost New Zealand's growth with further cuts to the interest-driving official cash rate (OCR), the ASB says.
Oceana Gold has lodged a $260,000 bond for its proposed Blackwater mine near Reefton on the West Coast, raising hopes the $500million project is gaining some momentum.
Ownership of New World Centre City in Dunedin has changed.
Carving out a niche engineering solution in Dunedin is a work in progress for Ross Sutherland's start-up company, but he's gaining traction.
The future for Invercargill-based Back Country Foods and its freeze-dried food for trampers and hunters is bright, as a change of ownership signals expansion plans and a new, enlarged factory.