Neighbours made daring attempts to enter a Dunedin home engulfed in flames in hopes of saving the occupant, but were beaten back by the intensity of the blaze.
Otago Regional Council bus ambassadors Maria Kean (left) and Robbitti Stanley have been putting in some long days but have been thoroughly enjoying their work.
Placemakers Dunedin staff (from left) owner and operator Justin Macready, showroom team leader Gerrard Dassen and administrator Gwen Macready prepare blue sausages to raise funds for Blue September.
No way could this afternoon bus remain populated predominantly just by ghosts.
A packed St Paul’s Cathedral welcomed Dunedin’s newest bishop to the congregation.
People around the world have marked World Car Free Day. ODT reporter Margot Taylor left her car at home and joined people on six bus journeys on Friday.
The almost $1 million payout to former Delta chief executive Grady Cameron is set to provide the fuel for what could be a heated Dunedin City Council meeting next week.
Two out of three prestigious German language national scholarships have gone to Dunedin secondary school pupils.
Magicians are notorious for making things disappear — a great skill when it comes to eradicating bullying in schools.
A hunch Maori women could benefit from a non-Western therapy prompted a Dunedin psychologist to embark on an unusual study.
Other nations would also benefit if New Zealanders held a national discussion on the ethical problems and potential benefits of new DNA engineering technology.
Everything Archer Dovey knows about singing has been learnt in the shower.
A new collaborative initiative between southern iwi and police aims to tackle the overrepresentation of Maori offending and imprisonment.
A bird-feeding system that caters for the tastes of native and non-native birds has won the annual Audacious business competition.
The Chills frontman Martin Phillipps is selling off a small portion of his vast collection to help fund a documentary film about his famous band. Mike Houlahan reports.
The Dunedin City Council has installed four new parking signs it hopes will ease congestion during the cruise ship season.
A man who sold home-made spirits to 15-year-old girls, landing them in hospital vomiting violently, has been fined $500.
A Dunedin woman due to be sentenced on her fifth drink-driving conviction this week turned up so drunk she could barely stand.
Presbyterian Support Otago staff members were surprised and delighted to be given more than 50 early Christmas presents for youngsters in need, at a University of Otago college this week.
Prisoners at Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) are providing joy to the people of the region through a new initiative between the prison and the Malcam Trust.