Cancer services in the South are more at risk now than when a damning health and disability commissioner report was written last year, a doctor is warning.
The tragic circumstances of Green MP Efeso Collins' death mean Dunedin will soon have another member of Parliament.
A "one-man-band" drug dealer who set himself up as a safer alternative to gangs has been jailed for 21 months.
Former health minister Dr Ayesha Verrall told an audience in Dunedin last night she believed tobacco control was one of the main ways to take pressure off the health system.
Another rat has been caught at South Dunedin's Countdown and evidence of nests has been found in the walls of the supermarket.
One person was seriously hurt after an elderly driver on the wrong side of the road smashed into an oncoming car near Mosgiel.
A Dunedin teacher who stabbed her partner to death in the bath has been jailed for at least eleven years.
Voluntary water restrictions are in place for Port Chalmers and Waikouaiti as river and reservoir levels drop.
The Otago Regional Council has proposed paying transport deficits off over five years instead of three to ease the burden on ratepayers in the next few years.
The Rowing for Life Aotearoa crew left Karitane yesterday as they continued on their journey up the East Coast of New Zealand.
A major delay to the extension of a University of Otago residential hall meant it was not finished ahead of the arrival of students.
Otago's first Pacific professor of psychology says the position is a huge honour, but the role has been "a long time coming".
The Otago Regional Council is playing a "dangerous game" that could end in commissioners taking over, a pair of councillors say.
A minor administrative error meant students flocking to Tent City on the Museum Reserve this week were served free alcohol, contravening local liquor laws.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says it will be keeping a close eye on Countdown Dunedin South even after it reopens.