A boom in building consent applications has Dunedin City Council staff scrambling to meet required processing deadlines.
You may have heard of the 48 Hours film competition, but you probably have not heard of the more lenient 168 and a Bit Hours Film Festival.
New Zealand needs to build and maintain a strong public health system to guard against threats such as Covid-19, Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says.
Otago regional councillors are saying egos are getting in the way of working together with the Dunedin City Council and the chairman has singled out the mayor.
If it were not for an ageing set of handwritten catalogues, finding ancient specimens in the University of Otago’s fossil collection might be like searching for a needle in a large gravel pit.
After losing a wallet on a Christchurch beach 32 years ago, Dunedin man Nathan Jaquiery had, understandably, lost all hope of ever finding it.
A group of Otago academics has called for the designation "Asian" to be removed from health statistics as it fails to present a true impression of people’s wellbeing.
Otago Community Trust funding decisions will be categorised under four new funding pillars, as of April 1 next year, when a new five-year strategic plan is introduced.
While drive-through meals may be a guilty pleasure, a drive-through being set up at Forsyth Barr Stadium next week will rest easier on your conscience.
Keeping up with Queen frontman Freddie Mercury’s voice is, for most musical vocalists, something akin to running a marathon in a deep sea diving suit.
Brianna Steedman (7) has always loved BMX, but after a bike accident led to the discovery of a tumour, the BMX community showed some love back to her.
A drink-driver hit a pedestrian with such force one of the victim’s shoes was found 40m from the impact site, a court has heard.
A new principal with a focus on the community has taken up the lead at Anderson’s Bay School in Dunedin.
A former judge is celebrating the "bittersweet" news that after waiting three years, a man has been charged in relation to the death of her daughter.
A Dunedin waiter, over a period of eight months, filmed restaurant patrons using the toilet, a court has heard.
The Dunedin City Council’s appetite for debt has been both derided as reckless and defended as necessary for much-needed investment.
Traffic management around the construction site of the future Dunedin Hospital should be carefully planned before work begins, the NZ Transport Agency has urged.