The Dunedin City Council will explore ways to ease the burden on low-income households as the prospect of a 6.5% rates rise looms.
Plans to investigate the feasibility of a central city bus loop in Dunedin have been delayed after staff changes at the Dunedin City Council and the Otago Regional Council.
The Otago Regional Council is opposing ‘‘extraordinary powers’’ proposed for a new Crown agency to establish housing and urban development projects throughout New Zealand.
Visiting Malaysian forensic pathologist Faridah Mohd Nor enjoys crime scene television shows, but knows that real world forensic science is often more challenging.
A Dunedin dog was left scraped and shivering, but otherwise unharmed, after becoming stranded on a cliff yesterday afternoon.
Flag Swamp School will reopen for the 2020 school year next week, despite Education Minister Chris Hipkins making a ‘‘preliminary decision’’ to close it.
Seven southern schools are to get the lion’s share of $4.8million to replace their coal boilers with cleaner biomass boilers for heating.
Councillors are sharpening their pencils as they decide what to put in — and what to keep out — at the start of the Dunedin City Council’s 2020-21 pre-draft annual plan hearings. Reporters Chris...
Songbirds will be singing like never before at the University of Otago’s new music and performing arts centre.
Dunedin concert venues and event managers are keeping a close watch on public health messages, having raised alert levels due to the coronavirus outbreak coinciding with a huge fortnight of...
Christchurch visual artist Marian Maguire says creating her art often involves working on puzzles, and wrestling with questions but not having all the answers.
Enjoying a rest from orientation activities in their new class room at Columba College are teacher Marion Hogg and year 3 pupils (from left) Henry Pratley, Lucas Choie, Cate Seaton, Leo Mundy,...
The Dunedin City Council is seeking to reduce bus fares around Dunedin, while at the same time exploring the possible return of commuter rail services.
Installation of a new ‘‘smart’’ pedestrian crossing with flashing lights outside Kaikorai Valley College has been completed.
The academic and socio-emotional development of many deaf children consistently lags behind their hearing peers and positive change is needed, Dunedin educator Denise Powell believes.
The final shape of the new $1.4 billion Dunedin Hospital remains undecided but the planning group steering the project is already thinking about what will go inside its buildings.