Being chosen supreme winner at the nation’s Maori art awards is a "great honour" after a long and rich career, Marilynn Webb says.
After 47 years of teaching at Queen’s High School, head of drama Terry MacTavish will make her final curtain call next month.
The Southern District Health Board is about to set up its first "locality network" — the next phase in implementing its primary and community strategy.
Just when you thought winter was over, MetService has confirmed heavy snow is likely to fall in inland Southland, Central Otago and inland Clutha for the next two days.
A Dunedin radio programme garnered top awards for an episode of its podcast series on wildlife around Dunedin environs.
The latest fashion accessory for dogs will mean little to them as they have limited colour vision, but colour-coded leashes may mean plenty for endangered wildlife.
Standing proudly beside one part of her untitled artwork is Kirsty Lewry (25), a student at the Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic.
Anyone who has ever played Scrabble will know the frustration of finally being able to make a seven-letter word, but have nowhere to put it on the board.
Small changes in exercise can make a big difference in protecting brain health against the adverse effects of physical inactivity, Associate Prof Liana Machado says.
Jimmy Tuitufi, of Christchurch, lets fly towards the basket on the 7th hole from a difficult lie during a game of disc golf at Whare Flat on Saturday.
A Dunedin City Council review of cemetery space has caused ‘‘warning bells’’ to sound, Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board chairwoman Sarah Davie-Nitis says.
Being crowned supreme winner at the nation's Maori art awards is a "great honour'' after a long and rich career, Marilynn Webb says.
The major effort involved in building up an organisation from scratch has earned national awards for a Dunedin peer-support group.
A reluctant superhero continues to make Dunedin children smile. Warren ‘‘Poppa’’ Ockwell (82), of St Kilda, said Dunedin businesses gave him a mobility scooter, polystyrene and fibreboard and signage to build a Spider-Man car.
Dunedin is experiencing hailstorms, crashes of thunder and flashes of lightning while heavy snow and rain warnings are in place for some areas of Otago and Southland as the weather worsens in the South.
Cellphone coverage in Tomahawk/Ocean Grove is at best patchy and at worst non-existent, and the Otago Peninsula Community Board is calling on the Government to do something about it.
The announcement this week of an expanded Royal Commission into the abuse of children is a bittersweet milestone.