Board games and puzzles have suddenly become popular again, in a bid to beat boredom following the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Monday announcement of an impending lockdown to fight Covid-19.
People across New Zealand are preparing to retreat to their homes during a national lockdown beginning tonight, but those who are homeless will not have the same luxury.
Ian Cairns, a fourth-year University of Otago land surveying student, has worked hard to find the positives among a series of unfortunate events.
A campaign to raise funds for artists after the cancellation of the Dunedin Fringe Festival has gone ‘‘crazy’’.
The University of Otago will move a ‘‘portion’’ of its courses online after a three-week planning process in response to the threat posed by Covid-19.
One person has been arrested after police, some armed, flooded North Dunedin, this morning, but a second person remains on the loose.
Across Otago and Southland, cafe and restaurant businesses are taking to home deliveries to keep trading as the Covid-19 threat starts to keep punters away.
Arana College students, armed with rubbish bags and brooms, took to Dunedin streets yesterday to clean up the mess left by St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
The Otago Farmers Market will go ahead in Dunedin this weekend, but with strict social distancing measures in place.
Otago Farmer's Market will go ahead in Dunedin this weekend, but with strict social distancing measures in place, following the Covid-19 outbreak’s arrival to Dunedin.
The Dunedin Fringe Festival has been cancelled following the arrival of the Covid-19 outbreak in Dunedin.
Otago University students are being urged to take coronavirus warnings seriously after large numbers of them defied calls to avoid mass gatherings during St Patrick's Day yesterday.
Will Hancox, of Owaka, Riley McRae, of Wanaka, and Brodie Ferguson, of Milton, (all 13) have covered their dormitory walls with 51 Highlanders flags, which they collected at the last home game.
There were many "jaws on the floor" as University of Otago students moved into the new music and performing arts centre in Dunedin.
The Surf to Stadium Fun Run and Walk event went ahead in Dunedin yesterday, and about 1500 people took part.
New Zealand Fire and Emergency crews burnt down a house in Blanket Bay Rd, Sawyers Bay, yesterday, as part of a fire practice.
The Surf to Stadium event in Dunedin went ahead today with about 1500 people taking part including many children.