A Margaret Mahy-style playground on Dunedin's waterfront could be among the first local projects to proceed if the city secures a slice of the Government's $3 billion Provincial Growth Fund.
A Dunedin animal lover says she will no longer release rescued birds into a North Dunedin park because it is too dangerous.
A taxi driver who failed to apply the brakes to his parked vehicle, resulting in his passenger being run down at "minimal speed'', is allowed to continue to drive.
A 20-year-old homeless man who made his way from the North Island to Otago has been convicted of fraud for using a stolen Paywave card.
Spine and neck injuries, post-surgery complications and a bad bleed suffered by patients in southern hospitals were caused by overseas-trained surgeons' lack of technical expertise, a new report says.
The Southern District Health Board could outsource more operations as part of plans to fast-track the first stage of the new Dunedin Hospital.
The Southern District Health Board has launched a new "Speak Up'' programme, to allow staff to raise workplace concerns or issues with a peer.
The Otago University Students' Association has bought one of the last remaining bars near the Dunedin campus.
Dunedin's Brian Beresford was rewarded for his decades of contribution to Dunedin theatre last night, while An Iliad won three major awards.
A digger works on the mole at Aramoana in this photograph taken from the sea, looking back towards Dunedin. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY
Fifteen "everyday people who do exceptional things'' were recognised in Dunedin last night at the Kiwibank Local Hero Awards.
From Waldronville to Waitati, Dunedin homes are lit up like Christmas trees as residents cover their homes in an assortment of colourful, flashing and festive light displays.
Freedom campers in Dunedin appear to be playing by the rules so far this season despite being slapped with more than 80 tickets in the past month.
Independent auditors have been called in as the Dunedin City Council continues to investigate five cases of suspected fraud.
As the distant roar drew nearer, unsuspecting George St shoppers and retailers looked skyward, wondering if it was a jet plane, thunder, or perhaps a volcanic eruption.
James Bond, the secret agent with a licence to swill, drank his way to a severe alcohol use disorder, according to University of Otago researchers.
An 8-year-old boy was taken to Dunedin Hospital in a moderate condition, after falling down a bank at Waiora Scout Camp yesterday.