The Southern District Health Board is working to ensure Covid testing is available for travellers who have arrived in the South from Melbourne in recent days.
A community group working to test and improve water quality in Tomahawk Lagoon can continue to do so with "peace of mind", thanks to $20,000 in funding being approved.
Despite some passionate input from the public, the Otago Regional Council has declined to continue funding the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust.
The Otago Regional Council’s significant rates rise just got bigger.
Otago bus drivers are celebrating after the Otago Regional Council agreed to pay them the living wage, and to backpay them from July last year.
Otago ratepayers will face a significant rates rise next year.
An intense approach to pest management will be too heavy on Otago ratepayers, a regional councillor says.
Residents in the entire Queenstown Lakes District are to pay for Lake Hayes’ restoration.
Any future plans to redevelop the Forbury Park site should include using the land, or part of it, to mitigate flood hazards for the wider South Dunedin area.
A new item in the Dunedin City Council’s Civic Centre is an important reminder of the friendship between the city council and Samoan community.
The winning performance in Dunedin’s first Showquest has highlighted the importance of raising people up when they fall.
Cheers erupted and football boot studs hammered the ground as a Melchester Rebels player kicked the winning goal in a semifinals game.
Ray Wilson may have been playing dress-up when he put on a firefighter’s suit at the weekend, but he hopes that one day it will be for real.
Taieri farmers are unhappy with a proposal to hike their flood and drainage targeted rates.
All Otago residents should pay for the restoration of Lake Hayes, Friends of Lake Hayes says.
If the Otago Regional Council had followed its own policies, Lake Hayes water quality would not have degraded as severely as it did, a Wakatipu Basin resident says.
Bus fares should cost $1 across Otago to get more people riding the buses, a youth-led climate organisation says.
More than 100 groups and individuals are set to tell the Otago Regional Council over the next two days what they want the council to spend ratepayers’ money on over the next decade.
Otago residents are being urged to have their say on a public transport plan before submissions close next week.
A visit from Australia’s Prime Minister to Queenstown will put the resort town "front and centre", the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce says.