Lime e-scooters intended for Dunedin are not welcome in Balclutha, the mayor of Clutha says, as the electric vehicles continue to turn up there following their launch.
A Lime e-scooter user involved in a near-miss in a Dunedin street yesterday morning believes someone deliberately tampered with the brakes of two scooters.
Lime e-scooter ''juicers'', paid to recharge the batteries of the company's electric scooters in Dunedin, have not been instructed to collect scooters at night.
A man injured in a hit-and-run in South Dunedin early on Monday says he will need a metal plate in his knee and expects to miss months of work, as police continue to search for the driver.
Further regulations - including rules around helmets - for e-scooters will not be considered until a trial in Auckland ends in March, the Associate Minister for Transport says.
Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after a pedestrian was hit in the early hours of the morning yesterday.
The family of a 26-year-old Californian woman in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital is urging Lime to provide helmets with its e-scooters.
Helicopters were on standby this evening after two fires sparked by power lines broke out in Sawyers Bay.
Three people received minor injuries after two cars were involved in a head-on crash on Mt Cargill Rd near Waitati this evening.
A burning car was found in a gravel pit near Winton last night.
High rents in Dunedin must be a topic of discussion as the city heads into a local body election year, the Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) says.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand staff attend an incident in which the driver of a camper van was briefly trapped inside it after it rolled on State Highway 1 near Waitati yesterday.
The 26-year-old woman injured after she collided with a truck while riding a Lime e-scooter last week remains in a serious condition in Dunedin Hospital.
The finals of the annual Robbie Rocks competition, organised by the Toitu Otago Settlers’ Museum, were held in Dunedin’s Octagon yesterday.
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Three Lime e-scooters were spotted outside a house in Balclutha today, about 80km south of Dunedin - prompting a concerned member of the public to ring the police this morning.
A grass fire in the Alexandra area has been extinguished with forestry hoses, after spreading across 1500 square metres of land.
Reporter Elena McPhee and photographer Christine O’Connor were given a tour of Hayward College this week as extensive renovations continue.
The University of Otago will wait a year before appointing a new family law lecturer, following the departure of colourful academic Prof Mark Henaghan.
The city of Dunedin has recorded an average weekly rent of $400 or more for three months running, for the first time in 26 years — and those in the real estate field expect it to continue rising.