Spotting an upside-down raft and then searching for its occupants made for a much more eventful afternoon than a group of teenage paddlers near Queenstown had expected.
After 15 years of determining when Dunedin’s Christmas tree in the Octagon will be lit up for the festive season, Marilyn Anderson is handing over the assignment.
An arborist will examine an ailing ash tree in central Dunedin to see if it can be saved or if steps can be taken to make it safer.
The New Dunedin Hospital development may extend to a third site in the central city.
A summer trial of train trips from Dunedin will be a chance for the rail operator to test the waters and, if it goes well, themed rides could be a feature of the city’s future.
The interim leadership team at the Dunedin City Council will stay in place until at least the end of March.
Two people have been taken to hospital after separate crashes around Dunedin this afternoon.
More cycling tracks and mountain-biking trails are likely in Otago.
The original vision for an interfaith prayer area at Dunedin City Library — with a separate Muslim space — could be revamped.
A major intervention is set to shore up Invercargill City Council’s faltering leadership, as Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt struggles to keep up with the demands of his job.
Faced with an independent report that said he was struggling to do significant aspects of his job, Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt tried to deflect the unflattering attention.
Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt has rejected major tenets of an independent report that says he is struggling to carry out significant aspects of his role.
Asbestos removal from Dunedin’s old Cadbury factory is expected to be completed about April.
Scenic train trips from Dunedin will be trialled this summer to test whether domestic tourists and Otago residents are keen to jump on board.
A flawed and unfair investigation resulted in an unjust censure for a Dunedin city councillor, the High Court at Dunedin has been told.
An investigation into Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' censure over an exchange with a staff member about parking was flawed and unfair, the High Court has been told.
A Dunedin theatre group had to secure a late change of venue when it turned out a community hall was closed to enable the safe removal of asbestos.
The idea of a prayer room at the Dunedin City Library came after city council staff visited the Al Huda Mosque.
The future of George St is all one-way traffic, probably.
People want a resilient St Clair-St Kilda coastline that does not leave South Dunedin at the mercy of storms, but engineering solutions may be slipping from favour.