Spring has already brought 152 motherless ducklings to a Dunedin bird rescue organisation that is on the lookout for foster families for the fluffy foundlings.
Otago's oldest school is about to become New Zealand's newest school - if only for a short time - after being given $10.9million for a rebuild.
Police are warning people to keep their cars parked off the street and to consider the use of steering locks after two Mazda vehicles were broken into.
Students were advised to double check the security of their homes after a series of PlayStation thefts in the past month.
The New Zealand Defence Force this morning detonated an explosive chemical found in the Dunedin suburb of Kenmure yesterday.
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A man has died after being struck by a truck in Dunedin's harbourside area, police have confirmed.
Fulton Hogan has stopped all work at its Otago Peninsula work site for the next two days after senior managers visited and found more safety violations yesterday.
The Otago University Students' Association says the makeup of the new Dunedin City Council is "overwhelmingly positive'' from the perspective of students.
Ensuring the "child and youth voice'' is heard within Oranga Tamariki is crucial, chief executive officer Grainne Moss says.
The director of Dunedin's art gallery has taken two more institutions under his wing, and says he is looking forward to building on their strengths.
A Mosgiel man who pleaded guilty to sexually grooming a 14-year-old girl online has denied the charge at the eleventh hour.
Less than three months after being cleared of raping a young girl, a Mosgiel man began grooming a 14-year-old online.
One third of patients were not treated within acceptable time frames as the Southern District Health Board reacted too slowly to a looming urology crisis, an investigation has found.
The headland of Te Whakarekaiwi stretches out to Victory Beach bounding the northern end of the 231ha Okia Reserve on Otago Peninsula.
The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) has weighed in on the marine science debate at the University of Otago, saying the potential loss of three academics is "alarming''.