The restoration of Dunedin’s historic courthouse will start next month after the announcement today of the contractors who will undertake the work.
Port Otago has shocked a community group striving to raise $290,000 for beach-saving repairs, with an unexpected proposal for an up to $2 million alternative.
A former Dunedin policeman's name will be added to the list of fallen officers commemorated at Police Remembrance Day today.
Otago's athletics Paralympians met Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull at an official welcoming ceremony in the mayoral office at the Dunedin City Council yesterday.
A field of white crosses has been planted at Dunedin's Queens Gardens to symbolise the substantial loss of life by Otago men in the 1916 Somme campaign in northern France.
A multi-agency exercise simulating a chemical incident took place at the Ravensdown Fertiliser Works in Ravensbourne yesterday.
West Harbour residents are kicking up a fuss over the Dunedin City Council spending thousands fencing off part of a public car park to benefit a private yacht club.
Five fire appliances were called to Dunedin Hospital about 2.50pm yesterday following reports of a smoke smell in a stairwell of the oncology department.
A member of the oldest still-running fresh water fishing club in New Zealand is getting excited as anglers snap up licences before the season opens on Saturday.
Chris Fleming says he is not at the Southern District Health Board to be its ''caretaker'' chief executive, and might even take the permanent role if it is offered.
An Allanton mother whose daughter's birth was botched says midwives need to work in teams with obstetricians, and that must be the lesson from research that has shaken the maternity sector this week.
An Australian-raised Southlander who was deported to New Zealand under strict legislation took less than four months to commit another violent attack.
The Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust says a ''dramatic'' 30% increase in demand is partly a result of the service picking up the slack as St John struggles to find volunteers.
Port Otago staff assessed the damage, following a fire on a Port Otago conveyor belt yesterday.
A conveyor belt at Port Otago was badly damaged following a fire at the facility yesterday.
A bus driver and the blind woman he knocked over have shared an unlikely embrace outside court.
Babies born under midwife-led care have suffered more incidents of damage than those whose mothers were looked after by doctors, according to new research.
New rules designed to curb the worst excesses of our booze culture are beginning to bite, but sections of Dunedin’s hospitality industry say they are now the target of a heavy-handed crackdown by officials.
Sam Chin says he hasn't changed in 38 years. The problem is, the industry has.
Who knew there were so many old mobile phones just lying about, gathering dust in Dunedin?