From Covid closure to dinosaur delight, Otago Museum’s year has just taken a big turn for the better, thanks to the arrival of four huge animatronic dinosaurs.
Serious concerns about a slew of proposed speed limit changes in Dunedin have been expressed by the Otago Peninsula Community Board.
A gang member’s lack of treatment in prison has been criticised by the Parole Board but he will remain behind bars.
Students achieving outstanding grades are missing out on selection for Otago University’s medical school. Others get preferential entry. Is the system equitable and what's best for the future of the health workforce?
Increasing levels of homelessness and poverty in the community have led to the opening of a new day shelter in South Dunedin.
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Part of Dunedin's Southern Motorway was blocked for a time this morning while firefighters battled a blaze in Kensington.
It's not unusual to see skeletons littering the domain of carnivorous animals like tigers, leopards and cheetahs.
Further delays to Dunedin’s new planning rules may exacerbate the city’s housing crisis, it is feared.
Although Tim Hambleton is a relatively diminutive 1.65m tall, the police senior prosecutor has always had a large presence in the courtroom.
The chorus line is: "You took it too far again, I swear this happens every weekend; you sleep on the floor, instead of the mattress on your bed."
Three Dunedin city councillors will help oversee the way a new funding programme is distributed to Maori and Pasifika.
University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne has declined to say whether she will seek an extension of her contract.
Dunedin research into 4000-year-old evidence of a disease which remains highly infectious has highlighted the need to avoid complacency over Covid-19.
A teen who died in a crash in Dunedin at the weekend was a talented motocross rider who won national titles.
The first man in Dunedin to be arrested over breaching the Covid-19 lockdown took less than 24 hours to break the law, a court has heard.
A former Otago student who wounded three people in a bar attack has been refused parole because he requires more treatment in prison.