A Mosgiel pensioner is warning people against getting burnt financially by solar power.
A pest-trapping project committee seeking to reintroduce the South Island robin to the Chain Hills area has been given a funding boost.
Further research could shed more light on the age of moa footprints recently found and taken from the Kyeburn River, Prof Ewan Fordyce says.
Otago Regional councillors are welcoming a Government investigation to assess whether it is on top of crucial water work.
A boy jumping off the highest diving board into a pool of aqua joggers is one of the transgressions that triggered a trespass notice, Dunedin City Council says.
A former Otago prisoner has admitted slitting the throat of a fellow inmate, using a razor blade fused to a piece of plastic.
A Dunedin City Councillor says he'll ask councillors to support the preservation of Foulden Maar - adding the council can no longer remain neutral on a resource consent application for a proposed mine.
Physically and mentally well elderly people are being pushed into aged-care facilities by loneliness and burnt-out carers, a University of Otago study has found.
The Abbeyfield model of "flatting for seniors'' is growing in popularity around New Zealand, and now is the time for a second facility for Dunedin.
An innovative project to repurpose textiles to make cuddly soft toys is aimed at highlighting "the elephant in the room'' - the growing crisis of textile waste.
Local walkways, the crumbling Sims building, and work to mitigate the noise from Rio-class ships at Port Chalmers were among the topics discussed at last week's West Harbour Community Board meeting.
Emergency services were called to the scene of a three-vehicle crash in the Dunedin suburb of Belleknowes this morning.
A last link to Dunedin's maritime engineering history - the former Sims Engineering building in Port Chalmers - is facing another long winter exposed to the elements, as calls mount to save it.
Volunteering with blue penguins has become so popular the Otago Peninsula Trust is testing whether people will pay for the experience.