Mosgiel people will soon find out where their new pool will be built — but it might not make a splash with everyone.
Newly-appointed Alzheimer’s Otago manager Liz Harburg is adapting to both a new city and a new role, in her fourth month in Dunedin.
The rate of reported flu-like diseases has sharply dropped nationally in the past week, but that trend has seemingly not reached the South.
Repairing and restoring an old former infant classroom at the Taieri Historical Museum and Park remains a major challenge, organisers say.
National Party police spokesperson Brett Hudson says he finds revelations Dunedin police may have regularly breath-tested people in their homes "deeply troubling".
The South's first gun collection event ran smoothly and was a success, netting at least 129 now-illegal firearms from 87 owners, police say.
The New Zealand Blood Service is asking Dunedin residents to step up and donate more plasma, as it struggles to meet demand for the life-preserving substance.
Fifty years ago, humans first set foot on the moon. Four Southern experts describe what it means for them.
A new start to life with a kind-hearted Dunedin man is working out brilliantly for profoundly deaf whippet-kelpie cross dog Lucy.
Dunedin researcher Renee Hollis wants your family’s World War 2 stories, no matter how big or how small.
After five years in the field of inclusive mixed-ability dance, Hahna Briggs will travel to the United States next month to train with the best.
News of the impending lunar landing led the Otago Daily Times front page for six papers in a row, as the progress of the three Apollo 11 astronauts captured the world's imagination.
While fielding questions from his car, a 33-year-old man swigged from a bottle of beer - then reached over to his passenger seat and opened another one.
A mineral found in bulls' teeth could soon be used in bone and dental grafts, according to Otago University researchers.
Heavy rain warnings are in place for parts of Otago as a southerly front makes its way across the lower South Island.
University students have revived their traditional week celebrating all things green - including composting, an information day, and a movie screening.
Dunedin Chinese Garden honorary curator James Beattie hopes his appointment will help boost the garden's reputation in international scholarly circles.
A house fire in Dunedin which is thought to have started in a bedroom has been extinguished this afternoon.
Universityof Otago students Olivia Truax, Maren Richter and Rilee Thomas have received three of four national scholarships to support study in the Antarctic.