The $20 million van Brandenburg bridge at the Dunedin harbourside has got the unanimous backing of the Dunedin City Council.
The Dunedin City Council is getting into the festive spirit by offering free parking in the CBD for two days before Christmas.
Decades of devotion to local communities was saluted last night, when the efforts of 19 Otago people were acknowledged with the presentation of the Local Hero Awards.
Cash registers were working overtime in Port Chalmers yesterday after two cruise ships delivered an influx of thousands of tourists to Dunedin.
Splinter and abrasion injuries at Dunedin's Moana Pool hydroslide have been one result of a 33-year-old slide past its use-by date.
All six of Dunedin's community board heads outlined the needs and desires of their communities for the next 10 years during the Dunedin City Council's meeting on its draft 10-year plan yesterday.
It is time for the DCC to focus on projects which will add richness to the city, Mayor Dave Cull says.
A big rethink is needed over the amount of nitrogenous fertiliser being used on New Zealand farms if the country is to clean up its lakes and rivers and maintain its clean, green image.
Musician Ed Sheeran appears to have inadvertently helped introduce a policy in Dunedin that will allow all retail outlets to open on Easter Sunday.
A large Sealord ship was towed to the head of Otago Harbour by a competitor yesterday after a salvage mission which lasted more than two days.
Police say there is evidence of increased methamphetamine use in the South after two women were arrested and charged with importing the drug yesterday.
Dunedin Beekeepers' Club member Tom McMurtrie contains a swarm of bees after they were discovered near a home in Arthur St.
A 10-time drink-driver has been labelled ``a deadly risk on the road'' during a bid to have his jail term cut.
Work continues yesterday on the new Campus Wonderful Store, a dairy at the corner of Union St East and Forth St, near Otago Polytechnic.
Mary Gamble, a former Dunedin midwife and outspoken health board member, has died.
Feelings were mixed in Mosgiel yesterday as the township's water source switched from a bore supply to the Dunedin city supply.
Business owners were left fuming in Mosgiel yesterday after an outage cut power across parts of the Taieri and surrounding areas.
Power has been restored after an outage cut power to 1100 in the Taieri and Brighton areas today.
Up to $1 million worth of methamphetamine is believed to have been imported into Dunedin and Nelson by an organised crime group, police say.
Dunedin City councillors this morning voted in favour of Dunedin shops being allowed to open on Easter Sunday.