Community groups in Wanaka have written to the Prime Minister asking for central government to step in and put a stop to a proposed airport expansion at Wanaka and a new airport at Tarras.
Starters Bar in Dunedin will be allowed to stay open until 3am on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during Orientation Week.
Blood testing is likely to do nothing to clarify the source of lead in the East Otago drinking water, an environmental science specialist says.
Police are continuing to investigate after a body was found at Whareakeake Beach (also known as Murdering Beach) in Dunedin.
Waikouaiti residents are being reassured the small number of elevated lead level results are not unexpected and another public meeting will be held early next month.
An investigation into the mass killing of protected seabirds at Taiaroa Head is progressing "favourably" in regards to finding those responsible, police say.
A Dunedin teenager is relieved he is now allowed to wear cornrows to school, but still does not feel the cultural significance of the hairstyle has been understood.
King's High School have changed their stance on Lewis O'Malley-Scott's cornrows and decided he will be allowed to wear the cultural hairstyle to school.
A person has suffered moderate injuries and had to be removed from their mobility scooter after colliding with a car in Dunedin this morning.
Two more birds have been found dead on the same Dunedin beach where three birds were earlier found dead or fatally injured and surrounded by vehicle tyre tracks.
Dunedin's weather did not disappoint the 320 children, aged 2 to 6, who took part in yesterday’s Stride, Ride and Slide at Logan Park, as temperatures reached over 20degC.
Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins has refused to be drawn on a challenge to his earlier claim the SDHB advised the city council not to go public when lead contamination was found in Waikouaiti-Karitane water.
Brazen, chic and defiant. Those are the words being used to describe a fashion exhibition coming to the Otago Museum this month.