As the Government considers a national tsunami text alert system, a Dunedin developer says the answer is already here.
New University of Otago research shows bacteria once dismissed as "simple" and "boring" can actually boost their defences to viral threats by "talking" to each other.
A Dunedin family wants as many marine reserves in the South as possible and believes the South-East Marine Protection Forum has fallen short in its proposal.
While you tick items off your Christmas shopping list, spare a thought for those who ensure your Christmas gifts reach the correct letterbox.
Police say the threats against schools around New Zealand this week were hoaxes.
A Dunedin budget advisory service for people with mental health issues is closing.
Visiting Dunedin’s Octagon to wait for the lighting of the Christmas tree has become a happy annual ritual for close friends Ella Kean and Ella Reid-Blair.
Work on the Dunedin City Council’s $300,000 upgrade of Logan Park has ground to a halt after the discovery of what is believed to be asbestos.
The man tasked with leading the governance group for the Dunedin Hospital rebuild has been given two new jobs by the Government. Andrew Blair, of Hawke’s Bay, was this week appointed chairman of...
Developers of a planned three-storey building in the heart of Dunedin’s tertiary precinct plan to start construction later next year.
The search for a new chief executive of the Southern DHB is taking longer than expected, commissioner Kathy Grant says.
Southern police have criticised the level of drink-driving in the district, as it was revealed more than 1000 people were convicted of being drunk behind the wheel during the past financial year.
Jennifer Rowe (left) and Andrea Woodford provide a snack for Kendal Angelo and her daughter Julie Brazil (1) at the Corstorphine Community Hub Whanau Day in Dunedin yesterday.
The Chief Ombudsman has launched an investigation into a complaint about the secrecy of the contract that ties the Southern DHB to a 15-year food service contract with multinational Compass Group.
Discussion of a Deloitte report on troubled council-owned companies Aurora and Delta on Tuesday will be behind closed doors, and it is uncertain when they will make it into the public arena.
Not many couples will be comparing notes on how much smoke and noise their tyres have made, after work this week, but Jodie Verhulst and Drew Donovan are no ordinary couple.
Delta management has acceded to staff calls for more open communication with the public and promised to work together in future to fix the network.
The man in charge of Otago Civil Defence is throwing his weight behind calls for a fast-tracked national tsunami alerting system.
Creating a poster about methane gas at an Enviroschools hui at Pirates Rugby Club in Dunedin are Wakari Primary School year 5 pupils (from left) Emily Kena (9), Charlie Bauchop (10), Natalie...
A man who put a 3-year-old into a scalding bath, causing the boy’s skin to "flake off", has been jailed for nearly four years.