Any increase in the cost of electricity to help pay for Aurora Energy’s infrastructure spending will be hard on the elderly, Grey Power Otago president Jo Millar says.
A Dunedin resident got a ''massive shock'' this morning when a power pole smashed on to his property after a ute crashed into it.
Aurora Energy has unveiled a massive $720 million plan to upgrade its ageing infrastructure, but consumers will be taking a hit through larger power bills.
Aurora Energy has unveiled a $720 million plan to upgrade its ageing electricity network over the next decade.
Worksafe is yet to decide whether it will prosecute Aurora Energy over the state of its power poles.
The Ministry of Social Development is open to working with Dunedin agencies concerned a lack of affordable housing in the city was close to crisis point.
A retired United States Air Force officer who blew the lid on a multimillion-dollar US defence scam has turned his experience into a PhD thesis.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has declined a request from local MPs and social agencies for the Dunedin City Council to lead a crisis meeting over a lack of affordable housing.
A University of Otago music lecturer is concerned the fate of yet another Dunedin music venue is up in the air.
Bringing yellow-eyed penguins back from the brink will require co-operation between conservation groups and Government departments, Forest and Bird says.
Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health.
Dunedin families with children with intellectual disabilities continue to face uncertainty, despite a change in home-based support provider.
Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta has appointed a new chief executive as it splits with sister company Aurora Energy.
University of Otago researchers are involved in a surprise discovery of a geothermal resource which could transform the West Coast's economy.
The University of Otago has warned suppliers about a scam that swindled a Canterbury business out of more than $32,000.
Dunedin's beloved yellow-eyed penguins face almost certain extinction from the mainland unless urgent action is taken, a University of Otago researcher says.
The University of Otago have spent $100,000 on a pink coating to prevent people slipping or injuring themselves on its walkways.
The Dunedin City Council will be taking a ''highly cautious'' approach during a 1080 drop in an area used as a back-up treated water supply.