The newly elected Otago University Students’ Association president hopes to see support for students increased as they grapple with financial hardship.
Otago Harbour serves as the inspiration behind a composer’s musical piece set to premiere this month.
A big increase in kereru sightings has boosted Dunedin’s standing as the wildlife capital of New Zealand, City Sanctuary engagement facilitator Kimberley Collins says.
The Niwa National Climate Centre has put a La Nina alert in place for New Zealand, and is likely to confirm the weather phenomenon later this month.
For the first time in more than two decades, Pine Hill School’s roll is trending upwards, which has caught the eye of the Ministry of Education.
Only a fraction of the 250 parks on the new Dunedin Hospital site will be for public use — and it appears they will only be for drop-offs.
A man who beat his partner unconscious then roused her just to continue the assault has been declined parole.
Substantial work needs to be urgently done to improve the readiness of southern aged residential care facilities for an outbreak of Covid-19, a new report says.
Progress on a proposed sports hub for Logan Park is still in first gear, Sport Otago chief executive John Brimble says.
Dunedin's latest public sculpture will not be installed in the Octagon until February at the earliest.
Ecologist Prof Sir Alan Mark and Patricia, Lady Mark have given $250,000 to the University of Otago Ecology Fund and the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Dunedin City Council’s new chief executive Sandy Graham wants to talk to council staff before publicly revealing her vision for the organisation.
The prospect of returning to prison sparked an "explosive" reaction from a man who asked police if they wanted to "rumble" and smashed up a probation office.
Police are working with staff at Otago Girls’ High School following an alleged assault on school grounds last week.
The Otago Seafarers’ Centre remains locked because of pandemic restrictions, but centre volunteers are busy creating care packages for visiting seamen and helping connect them with their families.
Four people were given warnings after a haul of cannabis was seized during police raids in Dunedin yesterday.
In the south of the South Island, the burgeoning Pacific population says government funding and initiatives aren't keeping up with the needs of the growing and increasingly diverse community.