Giving children motivation to do school work at home can be a bit like opening Pandora’s box.
Clinical psychologist Chris Skellett talks about turning the unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown in to a rare opportunity to pursue personal goals.
The southern health system is coping well with the ravages of Covid-19, but ‘‘we are not yet through the eye of the storm,’’ Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming says.
Dunedin's foodbanks are continuing to operate under the national lockdown, but with new, safety-conscious procedures and strict precautions against Covid-19.
The Otago Regional Council is pushing ahead with a proposed 9.1% rates rise despite the unprecedented national lockdown and the fact the majority of councillors are protesting the move.
Aurora Energy has been ordered to pay almost $5million for breaching its network quality standards with an excessive level of power outages from 2016 through 2019.
The number of Covid-19 cases in the Southern District Health Board area has risen to 59, making it the region with the most cases per head of population in the country.
People travelling in and out of Mosgiel in their cars on Saturday morning could do so only after being questioned by police.
A photo of a dead possum driving a car is in the running to win an award in John McGlashan College’s annual Toby Hope Hunting Competition.
If just one member of the small team at Challenge Fitzroy service station gets sick, the petrol station closes.
Meals on Wheels volunteers are ‘‘flat out’’ delivering meals to Dunedin residents, as the essential service grapples with the problem of not being able to count on most of its usual volunteers.
Otago Polytechnic is in “good hands” after appointing Megan Gibbons as the organisation’s new chief executive.
Dunedin churches are using phones and some sophisticated social media initiatives to give help and share religious reflections in the fight against coronavirus, after services were suspended.
Taking your work home with you is one thing, but making your work home is going above and beyond the call of duty.
Dunedin Hospital’s Dispensary cafe is continuing to sell coffee to thirsty health workers during the Level 4 lockdown but with strict operating guidelines, the Southern District Health Board says.