Four Dunedin brass musicians have blown away the judges, earning themselves recognition as some of the best young players in the country.
One prospective Dunedin local body politician has received an apology after her election hoardings disappeared less than a day after they were erected.
Health authorities in Invercargill are confident one of the city's restaurants is not selling a food item marked unfit for human consumption.
Public transport use is on the rise in Dunedin but more could be done to improve the service, a public transport advocate says.
Otago and Southland were mostly spared the worst of the winter storm which closed roads and lit up the night sky further north at the weekend.
Dunedin's rusted, cracked and ageing sport field lights are set to be replaced at a cost of about $500,000.
Dunedin's camping grounds are losing out because campers are choosing to stay free of charge at the city's newest freedom camping site, an operator says.
Freedom campers continue to flock to Dunedin and are estimated to have spent more than $3 million during the last camping season.
A surfer who sparked a search and rescue mission off Brighton Beach on Saturday night probably made it to shore under their own steam.
A former member of Parliament and Dunedin city councillor is having another crack at local government.
Scaffolding is erected around the former New Zealand Hardware Company Ltd building in Cumberland St yesterday.
How the street formerly known as the world's steepest will be officially acknowledged remains undecided as a bid to reclaim the title for Dunedin falls on deaf ears.