Dunedin residents have chalked up a new way to keep themselves entertained during the Level 4 lockdown.
The Student Volunteer Army has arrived in Dunedin to help older people and the vulnerable during lockdown.
Law reform is needed to better protect the interests of some older people who are separated from their loved ones during the pandemic lockdown, a Dunedin lawyer says.
The turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will delay but not deter the Government from building a new Dunedin Hospital, Health Minister David Clark says.
Doctors are praising a team of Dunedin residents for offering them an extra level of security during the Covid-19 pandemic.
More than $25million was made from the sale of school land and buildings in Otago and Southland over the past decade, Land Information New Zealand data shows.
Dunedin Hospital has boosted its capacity to manage intensive care patients with Covid-19 as cases in the South climb.
An all-terrain-style vehicle with a roll cage was damaged after a crash and a short police pursuit in Dunedin.
We may all be in lockdown, but the good news is the chances of being able to walk around the block without getting wet are pretty good over the next three months.
Sick of your own company yet? Well how about sharing some of your daily lockdown activities with our Otago Daily Times readers.
Heyward Point, near the Otago headland, pokes through a thick layer of fog yesterday morning, as the sun tops it at sea. The fog covered much of Dunedin city and surrounding areas.
The Govt needs to offer targeted support to regions that may not be lifted out of lockdown - or "be honest about the fact that we'll be punished for people getting sick", Dunedin's mayor says.
There's been another jump in the number of Covid-19 cases in the South, with 19 more recorded including the first in Waitaki district.
Living in isolation has been a burden, but for those who have suffered a bereavement, it has been infinitely worse. Rob Kidd talks to those forced to grieve alone and funeral directors doing everything they can to come up with creative solutions.
Two people with serious injuries have been taken to hospital after a crash on State Highway 1 near Allanton today.