The majority of Dunedin and Taieri residents affected by the weekend's deluge have been able to return home.
OSPRI is continuing to monitor the banks of Silverstream for 1080-contaminated possum carcasses following the weekend's flooding.
Footage filmed by Otago Regional Council staff in a helicopter has revealed the extent of the flooding of the Taieri River.
The cost of the deluge which battered eastern Otago and inundated towns and settlements south of Dunedin will be in the millions of dollars, authorities say.
A massive slip gouged the hillside above Blanket Bay during the storm which pounded eastern Otago on Saturday, tossing aside plants and possessions as it cut a kilometre-long path of destruction.
A Dunedin proposal that could lead to compulsory microchipping and some form of registration for cats has clawed its way over the line.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is now ''President Cull'', after being elected to head Local Government New Zealand.
A veterinary nursing student from Dunedin has answered a last-minute call to fly to a tropical island to neuter cats.
Halfway Bush walking group founders Gaynor Earl (front left) and Pat Garth (front right) celebrate the group's 30th anniversary with members at Olveston.
The Otago Regional Council is bringing in heavy duty pumps from around New Zealand to help clear floodwater from the Taieri Plain.
Two penguin carcasses have been discovered at Pilots Beach after a slip swept away nesting boxes at Taiaroa Head.
Damage to the Taieri Gorge Railway line is worse than after the 1980 flood and could cost $100,000 to repair.
As the ''adrenaline wears off'', farmers battling floods devised plans yesterday to protect their livelihoods.
The Fire Service have responded to a car fire in North Dunedin
Police have arrested a man in relation to several recent attempted burglaries in Dunedin.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has become president of Local Government New Zealand.
A wallet and sunglasses were stolen from a car in Dunedin.
If a flooded hangar at Dunedin Airport was not bad enough, an alarm sounded yesterday warning an underground tank of aviation fuel could have been breached by water.
The future of the flood-damaged historic Sutton suspension bridge over the Taieri River remains unclear as engineers decide what can be salvaged.
A rainfall total in South Dunedin during the weekend storm almost 70mm lower than Mosgiel's, which is just 6km away, saved the suburb from serious flooding at the weekend.