The living wage train has pulled into the station for Dunedin Railways.
Dunedin Railways will be ratcheting up its wages to a baseline of $21.15 per hour and higher paid staff members are taking a hit to help make it happen.
Almost 200 more patients and accident victims were airlifted for medical attention this past year by the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter service (HeliOtago).
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions can start in simple ways.
The New Zealand dollar continues to hold its own in the $6.6trillion global foreign exchange (FX) markets, a global survey by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) shows.
Otago Southland Employers' Association chief executive Virginia Nicholls says the Otago education sector has been "significantly impacted'' by unacceptable service from Immigration NZ.
Building supplies start-up Combined Building Supplies (CBS) has heeded the lessons of its rural co-operative cousins.
New Zealand needs to adopt a "carrot and stick'' approach to speed up use of electric vehicles (EV), says EV advocacy group Drive Electric.
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Wet weather and cautious buyers combined to dampen the national residential market during August.
Port Otago workers are vowing a "full blown industrial campaign" after a fiery full meeting of its members yesterday in Port Chalmers.
At least 40 North Otago meat workers at Oamaru Meats Ltd are facing an uncertain future after the company shut down almost all processing from today.
Port Otago, the country's fifth-largest container port, has stumped up with a dividend of $8.45million to its shareholder, the Otago Regional Council (ORC).
The University of Otago has appointed behavioural economist Associate Prof Nathan Berg as its new Dunedin City Council (DCC) Chair in Entrepreneurship.
Queenstown businessman Graham Smolenski is in financial strife again, eight years after the collapse of his insurance company Western Pacific.
Two unions will have a closed meeting of its full membership in Port Chalmers after what they describe as "a day of frustration'' during mediation with Port Otago management.
At the end of a frustrating season in the mid-1990s, Basil Goodman promised himself that no matter who walked in the door, they'd be put to work in the orchard.
Weaning New Zealand's primary sector off fossil fuels could cost the industry and the agri-sector hundreds of millions of dollars.
Travel and starting a family are two of the things future generations would be missing out on if we failed to address the challenge of climate change today, OUSA says.
Silver Fern Farms, the nation's largest procurer and exporter of red meat, has tabled "significant concerns" related to the economic impacts of the Government's proposed climate change response Bill.