Dunedin Hospital is no longer at capacity following the Southern District Health Board's declaration of a "code black" earlier today.
A new treatment for a major killer of people with type-2 diabetes could be in the works after a significant University of Otago discovery.
Even Aurora Energy’s lower price hikes due to take effect next month could hurt some Otago families, a University of Otago researcher says.
Sustainability work happening across the province is being mapped by five Dunedin-based students for Otago’s Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) for Sustainability.
Interest in coastal properties in Dunedin is as high as ever despite warnings intense storms, increased floods and rising insurance premiums will batter owners’ bottom lines.
A young male New Zealand sea lion is turning heads on a more than 25km swim up the swollen Taieri River.
The breach in a Taieri River floodbank that kept the Otago Regional Council and farmers busy when the river rose with heavy rain at the weekend was caused by an old steel pipe, of unknown origin.
Despite record high prices and "immense" competition, first-home buyers are making up an increasing part of the Southern real estate market.
Two hundred people are stranded after the rising water of Silverstream cut off the Whare Flat Folk Festival, northwest of Dunedin, today.
A boil water notice has been issued for Patearoa and Naseby as the weekend's wild weather continues to wreak havoc in Central Otago.
Police have arrested a woman after she was found in a vehicle with a .22 rifle and drug utensils in South Dunedin early this morning.
A Dunedin crime squad was recognised for bringing three well known members of Southern district organised crime to justice, at a ceremony at Dunedin’s police headquarters this week.
Children have played in the branches of the Southern rata at Dunedin’s Knox Church for generations.
Distinguished historian Prof Tony Ballantyne will be Otago University's new head of external engagement.
A fire strategy for the Mackenzie Basin will be developed following the devastating fire that has turned up to 50 Lake Ohau Village homes to ash.
The Dunedin City Council is investigating the cost of exporting waste from Dunedin amid opposition to a proposed landfill near Brighton Beach.
Up to five new independent members could help the Grow Dunedin Partnership address concerns raised in a review critical of the partnership tasked with supporting Dunedin’s economic development.
Fears people were trapped inside a burning Dunedin house this afternoon appear to be unfounded.
Ongoing discussions regarding a possible new energy scheme for Dunedin will require some decisions to be made in the coming months, Southern Partnership Group chairman Pete Hodgson says.
Flooding in February wiped out many whitebait huts and stands in the South at the start of the year, so when whitebaiting begins today, many in the South will be playing catch-up, Southland...