Kiwi cancer survivors are facing big challenges returning to work, suggests University of Otago research pointing to a potentially huge health problem in New Zealand.
A Dunedin fire investigator is again appealing for residents to take care when disposing of hot ashes after they caused two fires in Dunedin yesterday.
A wastewater plant at Warrington which has been in breach of nitrogen discharge limits for years is in line for a $1.4 million upgrade, the Dunedin City Council says.
Reinstating groynes to build up sand along Dunedin's Ocean Beach is to be considered, but only as part of long-term planning for the area, the Dunedin City Council says.
It may not be MacGyver in action, but there will be plenty of smart improvisation when Otago Polytechnic students fly to a remote island in Vanuatu next month.
A plan for paramedics to replace midwives on rescue helicopters carrying women with serious health issues while in labour could place the lives of mothers and babies at risk, a midwife says.
A Dunedin co-housing scheme is taking shape and should be ready for residents by the end of next year.
It has been 10 years in the growing - and the University of Otago's very own golden hybrid tea rose will soon be lighting up the campus.
A man who swam away after a driving a car into the chilly waters of Otago Harbour at Broad Bay was found in a hypothermic state and risked drowning, the Coastguard says.
The Dunedin Wildlife Hospital's treatment of nearly 50 endangered kakapo this year has helped boost the population by 52%.
The DCC says it expects a strong public reaction after increasing parking fees in the city, while a business chief says he has concerns about the negative impact.
The Southern District Health Board has ranked lowly in a national survey of how well DHBs encourage staff to take leadership roles.
A 42-year-old man will appear in court after allegedly walking into Dunedin police station on Saturday night and damaging a mermaid statue in the foyer.
A landmark Dunedin pub is shutting up shop downstairs to make way for a pizza chain, less than two years after reopening.
Heritage advocates have begged planners managing the new Dunedin Hospital project to reconsider plans to demolish almost all of the buildings on the former Cadbury factory site.
After seeking council support for cheaper alcohol on licensed premises, the Otago University Students' Association will ask students whether it should look into selling cannabis.