Movie stars, lighting equipment and smoke machines seemed somewhat out of place on Dunedin’s otherwise quiet downtown streets.
Police are appealing for witnesses after two men sustained serious injuries in an altercation in the Octagon last month.
Health Minister Andrew Little has demanded that the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board break even in the next financial year.
The party was for the Te Rauone community but all of Dunedin should celebrate approval to restore the beach at the peninsula hamlet, local identity Des Smith says.
In February last year, as he watched TV footage of Italian doctors working in field tents, SDHB critical care director Craig Carr wondered and worried what would happen if Covid-19 overwhelmed the region’s hospitals.
A march for Myanmar could not go ahead because of Covid-19 restrictions, but protesters in Dunedin still have a message for New Zealand’s Prime Minister.
Covid-19 has, to date, been a success story for the southern health system, but it could have been much, much worse. Mike Houlahan talks to officials about the scale of the challenge the pandemic has posed them.
WARNING: graphic content. A man who beat his friend to death with a cricket bat did so in the face of a legitimate threat and “in the heat of the moment”, his lawyer has told a Dunedin jury.
Lily Thoroughgood (19, left), of Christchurch, and Fernanda Posada (19), of Hamilton, enjoy the tasty offerings at the International Food Festival held in the Museum Reserve on Saturday evening.
Polystyrene should not be put in Dunedin recycling bins, but it can be taken to a Mitre 10 Mega store for recycling.
A year after it was due to open, stage two of Dunedin Hospital’s intensive care unit upgrade may be a step closer to receiving patients.
Events have been cancelled and the first day of university lectures will be held remotely after new Covid-19 cases sparked a return to Alert Level 2 in the South.
Maori elders recently gathered at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum to celebrate a new strength and balance exercise programme for people over 55.
A building with heritage value that has to be retained at the site of Dunedin’s new hospital development may need significant structural improvements to be used for any purpose.
Dunedin Wildlife Hospital staff and volunteers collectively cycled 2940km, close to double the length of New Zealand, last month.
The popular train at Dunedin Botanic Garden has a new engine after 29 years, and will soon have a new name to go with it.