Disability advocates say they have been consulted well on the George St redevelopment in Dunedin and do not expect accessibility will be an issue.
Police are continuing inquiries into an incident at a junior rugby game between Southern and Kaikorai clubs at Bathgate park last Saturday.
The Department of Conservation has cleared a Dunedin business of endangering wildlife while doing sand extraction work at Tomahawk Beach last year.
A remediation plan has yet to be put in place to deal with the toxic waste left behind when the Dunedin Gasworks in South Dunedin closed more than 30 years ago.
Portobello Rd, in Dunedin, is set to reopen in full this afternoon after being closed because of a rockfall and unstable rock on the roadside cliff.
Less than half the pupils in the southern region regularly attended school in term one as Covid-19 swept the country — and opinions differ on whether attendance has improved since.
The number of people in hospital in the South who have Covid-19 has plunged in the past week, providing a much-needed easing of the workload of clinicians, especially in rural hospitals.
A Dunedin woman who police clocked driving at more than 160kmh found herself running even later to work than she already was.
Professional firefighters across the South walked off the job yesterday, demanding senior management engage with them over a list of grievances.
A Dunedin man will appear in court after stumbling drunkenly towards cops when he was pulled over in the early hours of the morning.
Police arrested an intoxicated man who urinated on the wall in front of officers after he was asked to leave a Dunedin bar.
Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash will either achieve great things for southern engineering firms, or have to come back to Otago and explain why not.
Oil tanker Sti Larvotto passes shags sunning themselves as it departs after discharging oil at the fuel wharf in Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin representative of the firefighters union has said industrial action would continue next week with stoppages had been avoided for now.
Growing up in a country where her family were considered illegal immigrants, Melissa Lama never had any plans to study at university.
It has been a challenging couple of years for the South and now, more than ever, we need astute and inspiring leadership to help restore the fortunes of the region.