Otago Regional Council chief executive Sarah Gardner says she is leaving the council in "good heart".
Schools' doors should remain shut until children are better protected from widespread Omicron transmission, a University of Otago epidemiologist says.
A video of a body boarder wildly swinging his board at a New Zealand sea lion at a Dunedin beach reveals ignorance of the threatened species, a Department of Conservation biodiversity ranger says.
Port Otago at Port Chalmers appeared busy yesterday with three ships berthed.
A motorcyclist has been moderately injured after colliding with a car in South Dunedin.
Work to restore the Pleasant River catchment will receive about $4million over the next four years through the Government’s nature-focused Covid recovery plan.
Otago regional councillors are saying egos are getting in the way of working together with the Dunedin City Council and the chairman has singled out the mayor.
Southern leaders are welcoming the certainty a new traffic light system will bring for businesses despite lingering questions about how vaccine passports are going to work.
Police arrested a 61-year-old Dunedin man today after they say officers found prohibited ammunition and a firearm unlawfully in his possession.
Otago regional councillor Michael Laws says the code of conduct complaint against him has cast a shadow over business at the council.
Otago endowment land once earmarked for protection was passed over by the Department of Conservation due to its low conservation value, the department says.
The war on pests is being brought to a molecular level by Otago researchers.
The number of University of Otago students facing life with a disability could be more than 1500, Otago Disabled Students’ Association president Lauren Dewhirst says.
Six60 has bought their former Castle St flat, and with the University of Otago the band will help Dunedin’s next generation of aspiring performers get closer to their dreams.
Not all seals are created equal, but a leopard seal never changes its spots.
A 17-year-old boy is to appear in the Dunedin Youth Court today, following an arrest involving a taser in the central city.
Ultra-marathon runner Glenn Sutton has done it again, completing another of his awe-inspiring runs.
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.