Knee injuries plague professional athletes and weekend battlers alike and a study by researchers at the University of Otago is looking at the reason behind all the weak knees.
While thousands of pupils across Dunedin are starting to swot and sweat about the end-of-year NCEA exams, a small group are also focusing on alternative exams.
In the age of social media with more hoaxes being spread on the internet, some of them are starting to attract police attention.
The Anglican Church in Dunedin has taken its own steps to combat climate change, choosing not to invest any longer in companies involved in fossil fuels.
A Dunedin woman hit while crossing the road wants motorists to take care around pedestrian crossings - especially near schools.
Finally, after more than six decades, Dunedin man Neville Selwood has been recognised for his efforts in Bomber Command during World War 2.
It is the little things which make all the difference for Dunedin miniaturist Jill York.
After a spate of burglaries the Green Island community is being asked to come together and look out for their neighbours.
A potential technological boost for Carisbrook School pupils and families would also benefit the entire South Dunedin community.
Dunedin man Sean Brosnahan came back from his last trip to Ireland with more than just souvenirs - he also came back as the head of his extended family.
With the future of education at their doorsteps, many Dunedin schools are holding out from upgrading to ultrafast broadband because it costs too much.
It seems some of Dunedin's trees of significance have trouble staying in the place they are supposed to be.
Every year, hundreds of fake driver's licences and passports are used by young people trying to get into bars. It may seem like an innocent crime, but anyone caught forging their age on their licence or passport could end up behind bars. The Star reporter Tim Miller took a closer look at the issue.
Dunedin tenants and landlords are being told to look out for scams targeting people using the internet to find flatmates and flats.
If you park on footpaths or incorrectly on a driveway, a Dunedin City Council crackdown might encourage you to think twice. Tim Miller reports. It might seem like a timesaver but parking on the...
A Dunedin student has been left with the blues after his prize saxophone was taken from his car last weekend.
The removal of four old coal boilers from Speight's Brewery this week could serendipitously solve a heating headache for the Dunedin Gasworks Museum in South Dunedin.
Harold the Giraffe and the Life Education programme in Dunedin face an uncertain future if the organisation cannot find more money during the next six months.
Wanted: one large sword and an oversized shield, thought to be hanging on the wall in rugby lover's home.
A member of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board says the board is a shambles and has abdicated its responsibilities in giving money to a community group last week.