Dunedin Hospital rebuild leader Pete Hodgson has taken the first step in stamping his identity on the project, appointing an advisory group to provide local government, iwi and transportation advice.
Local government and iwi representatives are among organisations invited to form a new group to advise on the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital.
A 6.5% rise in community fundraising meant the Otago Community Hospice ended the last financial year with a $114,982 surplus.
The Government believes any future rise in excise tax on alcohol can be made without concerns about legal action from overseas liquor companies.
The Government needs to hike the excise tax on alcohol as soon as possible to pre-empt the signing of free trade deals, the New Zealand Medical Journal says.
Online support for a South African family trying to avoid deportation from New Zealand is burgeoning, but Immigration officials remain unswayed by public opinion.
It was more rugs and jumpers than T-shirts and sunglasses as Dunedin’s University Oval hosted the "summer game" on Saturday.
New Zealand curling is in safe hands for the future, the skips of the teams that recently performed with distinction at the World Junior B Championships say.
The clever buggers at the Dunedin Model Aero Club keep their flying machines running come rain or shine. Mike Houlahan talks to club president Jeff Smart.
The enthusiastic response to the crowdfunding campaign to expand the Otago Chocolate Company could lead to another new manufacturing company seeking public funding.
The Government should consider a "double majority" for its intended referendum on cannabis to give Maori an equal voice on potential law reform regarding a drug which affects them...
Plucked from the Mataura River mud and preserved for decades, a treasured fob honouring service during World War 1 is about to be returned to the original owner’s family.
A shortage of builders and a rush to upgrade properties has the Otago Property Investors Association concerned some students will be homeless when the academic year begins.
The Otago Chocolate Company is on the verge of signing a lease on a large waterfront building, as plans to expand the crowd-funded business fall into place.
University halls of residence aim to be a home away from home for students — but for some students it’s not that far away from home at all.
Work will shortly begin on the next major construction project at the University of Otago - a $26 million home for the departments of music, theatre and the performing arts.
Rugby officials are considering ensuring every concussed player receives a medical clearance before playing again.
Winton man Iain Davidson is trying to solve ‘‘Who Am I?’’ puzzles set more than 100 years ago. Mike Houlahan reports.