From Waldronville to Waitati, Dunedin homes are lit up like Christmas trees as residents cover their homes in an assortment of colourful, flashing and festive light displays.
Freedom campers in Dunedin appear to be playing by the rules so far this season despite being slapped with more than 80 tickets in the past month.
Independent auditors have been called in as the Dunedin City Council continues to investigate five cases of suspected fraud.
As the distant roar drew nearer, unsuspecting George St shoppers and retailers looked skyward, wondering if it was a jet plane, thunder, or perhaps a volcanic eruption.
James Bond, the secret agent with a licence to swill, drank his way to a severe alcohol use disorder, according to University of Otago researchers.
An 8-year-old boy was taken to Dunedin Hospital in a moderate condition, after falling down a bank at Waiora Scout Camp yesterday.
About 2500 people poured into Forsyth Barr Stadium at the weekend for a fun family Christmas event, which included making gifts for others.
A historical tour at the weekend again highlighted the growing community interest in the former Seacliff Lunatic Asylum site, and calls have been made for interpretive signs to be added there.
As another year winds to a close at Tainui School, teachers Kaye Ballantyne, Jenny Tavendale and Ruth Harley are starting to feel the finality of their decisions to retire.
The stars aligned for both Dunedin and visitors when the peak day of the cruise ship season coincided with the start of the city’s record December graduation ceremonies.
Sophie Elliott’s mother Lesley has joined the outcry of voices aghast at the needless killing of British backpacker Grace Millane.
After facing some tough weather challenges, Bob Grant and the Otago Rose Society both had something to smile about at the weekend.
Children dance on stage at the Regent Theatre during the Rasa School of Dance end-of-year show yesterday.
Gareth Rollo, of Dunedin, powers his 1971 Toyota Corolla Coupe up Patmos Ave in North Dunedin during the Otago Sports Car Club’s Patmos hillclimb yesterday.
Univiersity of Otago graduates should celebrate and maintain the "bonds of love" and their "links with all humanity and all life"on the planet, Prof Peter Crampton says.
A project launched to stop Taieri school pupils having to ‘‘run the gauntlet’’ to get to school safely is overdue, a school principal says.
A special Christmas can be enjoyed with planning and realistic expectations, Dunedin Budget Advisory Service executive officer Andrew Henderson says.