Planks of timber lay in a fenced-off area at the front of the church, but the fire-damaged St Paul’s Cathedral, in Dunedin, was open again.
A Dunedin woman whose grandson was removed from her family says a government apology is "like gold".
A truck battery may have been responsible for a strong smell of gas at a Mosgiel property last night.
A Dunedin woman on her way home from Beirut is heartbroken it is too late to see her father.
Student representatives are worried proposed caps on the number of Maori and Pasifika admissions to the University of Otago Medical School could have negative implications for decades.
Otago Polytechnic has had a boost to its coffers from more enrolments.
A 12-year-old boy was the behind the wheel of a stolen bus that drove across Dunedin and crashed into several parked cars last night.
Dunedin police have arrested a young person after a badly damaged Go Bus was found in Pine Hill on Thursday night.
Up to $80 million of Dunedin’s water maintenance work could be shared between two large firms for eight years but the DCC is confident its plans will not breach anti-competitive conduct laws.
Loneliness and social isolation due to an extended Covid alert level could increase the mental and physical vulnerabilities of more than half a million elderly New Zealanders.
A rescue helicopter has landed in Bushy Beach Rd near Oamaru and police are in attendance.
A Dunedin woman in Beirut who is desperate to get back to New Zealand to see her ill father should find out soon if her flight is confirmed.
The South’s under-pressure mental health services will be reviewed and could be redesigned.
Leaders in the South have breathed a sigh of relief that Covid-19 restrictions will remain at the same level for 12 more days.
Rest-home residents are again getting used to contact with families happening through technology.
Many Kiwis embraced the challenges and united to defeat the first wave of Covid-19 but they may have to face a second wave when their emotional reserves are depleted.
Rest-homes in the South were quick to respond to the threat posed by community transmission of Covid-19.
A well-attended open day at the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic helped prospective students and their parents weigh up options for next year.
A Dunedin grandmother who had a six-year dispute with government agencies about taking her grandson away from her family had moments when she considered giving up.
Covid-19 may have contributed to flu vaccination rates in the South for Maori aged 65 years and older lagging behind.