Former Otago people living in Melbourne say it was a shock to experience an earthquake in Australia.
Construction progress on the University of Otago’s newest residential college has been slowed by the latest Covid-19 lockdown.
A man who groped a woman at a party has failed to evade conviction and now faces possible deportation to the Philippines.
Given the unpredictability of Covid, organisers of Otago Girls’ High School’s 150th jubilee celebrations are not counting on being third time lucky.
Three earthquake-prone buildings in South Dunedin, including the old fire-damaged Wolfenden and Russell shop, are set to make way for a modern retail development and office space. Demolition could...
Queues of grocery shoppers were turned away from New World and Pak’nSave supermarkets in Otago and Southland yesterday, when a computer glitch forced many Foodstuffs stores across the South Island...
A 60-berth motor caravan park has been mooted for the northern Dunedin coast, but the local runanga has opposed the proposal on environmental and cultural grounds.
The high school pupil who left Auckland in Alert Level 4 to get to Dunedin is understood to be a rugby player who arrived just ahead of a big game.
A new campaign is calling for $600,000 a year for an independent panel to keep universities accountable over sexual abuse complaints.
Broad Bay School principal Greg MacLeod left his car at home in Dunedin yesterday and ran from Vauxhall to Broad Bay, as part of International Car Free Day.
Wet, but not worse for wear, two fisherman were plucked from their sinking boat, moments before it disappeared below the surface off the coast of Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin woman beat up the mother of a witness who was due to give evidence at her trial, pulling out clumps of her hair, a court has heard.
Two years after the southern mental health service introduced mental health advance preference statements (Maps), it is about to evaluate how successful they have been.
Nine new part-time staff have been hired to call unvaccinated Maori and Pasifika general practice patients in the Southern region offering to book their Covid-19 vaccinations.
The only way the South can be sure it is Covid-19 free is if people get tested, Southern District Health Board medical officer of health Dr Susan Jack says.
Authorities are investigating how a high school pupil left locked-down Auckland and was allowed to stay a night at a Dunedin hostel, then turn up for class.
The latest Covid-19 lockdown has affected the mental health of Southerners and been especially hard for young people, clinicians say.
Under-reporting of dog faeces on footpaths is hiding a widespread problem in the city, and one Dunedin City councillor says more should be done.