A leaning power pole on Hillside Rd which was taken out at the weekend was rotten, Aurora Energy now admits.
The Dunedin City Council will not be reusing the controversial "Happy Holidays'' greeting on the city Christmas tree this season.
Traffic was backed up from the SH1 intersection with Barnes Dr down to Dunedin's one-way street system during rush-hour yesterday, after traffic lights at the intersection malfunctioned.
The "heart-breaking'' decision to euthanise around 70 pilot whales on Stewart Island at the weekend was "not taken lightly'', Department of Conservation (Doc) staff say.
Fire crews have been called out to Bidston St in Outram tonight to pump out a property affected by last weekend's flooding.
Police say they are "disappointed" at the number of drink-drivers caught at South Otago checkpoints on Friday and Saturday.
Traffic was backed up from the SH1 intersection with Barnes Dr down to Dunedin's one-way street system for a time this evening, after traffic lights at the intersection malfunctioned.
The average child will get through 5500 disposable nappies while growing up and with waste to landfill increasing by 20% per year, teaching sustainable parenting is becoming more and more relevant.
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Power is out to several houses on Playfair St, in Caversham, this afternoon, after a power transformer malfunctioned.
Emergency services were called to a crash which blocked State Highway 6 near Cromwell for a time today.
Police have finished their enquiries into the death of a man at a central Dunedin bar.
The University of Otago is considering building two new student halls of residence.
"Something's got to give" — that is the feeling among Otago secondary school teachers as the PPTA prepares for strikes next year, the principal of Kavanagh College says.
A tussle between the local council and a Balclutha resident over the fate of two 70-year-old sequoia and oak trees has reached the High Court, but is still unresolved.
An ongoing investigation suggests some medical students may have cheated in their third-year examinations at the University of Otago.
The lower Clutha and Taieri rivers remain in flood after this week's downpour, but forecast heavy rain over the weekend is not expected to cause "significant issues".
Letters from current and former staff members about the decision to cut art history from the University of Otago’s offerings reveal academics’ views on retaining the subject, with one saying...
Sentencing in the case of an Invercargill deer velvet company which misrepresented the amount of the ingredient in its capsules has been delayed.
A Dunedin businessman has been fined $85,000 for trying to pass Chinese-made concrete cladding off as high-quality Australian-made material - months after distributors who sold the cladding were...