Manufactured chemicals leaking from a proposed Smooth Hill landfill would present a low and acceptable risk to human health, a report commissioned by the Dunedin City Council says.
A judge says there is no explanation for the "cowardly conduct" of a Dunedin hairdresser who assaulted her half-sister.
Former cabinet minister and Dunedin North Labour MP Stan Rodger was remembered yesterday as a dedicated constituency MP with an insatiable appetite for hard work.
New Covid-19 community cases in the South have exceeded the 600 mark for the fifth day in a row. Five more deaths have also been recorded.
A Dunedin hotel has shut its doors and moved staff to its sister location to keep things running as Covid-19 spreads.
Covid-19 case numbers have remained stubbornly high in the South this week, yesterday topping 600 for the fourth day in a row.
There were twirls and spills, smiles and tears as the Dunedin Performing Arts Competitions Society began its ballet event at Coronation Hall in Mosgiel yesterday.
Listeners who tuned in to Morning Report on Wednesday for the show’s weekly interview with National leader Christopher Luxon would've heard Corin Dann musing, to little demurral from Luxon, there were few policy differences between the two main parties.
A 13-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a bus driver went over a new pair of speed bumps on Otago Peninsula.
A ward in Dunedin Hospital hit by a Covid-19 exposure event early this week reopened to visitors this afternoon.
The Southern District Health Board has sent caregivers to cover shifts at a Dunedin retirement village after staff and patients in the special care tested positive for Covid-19.
The atmospheric imprint of La Nina remains strong over New Zealand, meaning temperatures are likely to be warmer than average over the next three months.
There are only two things that really make apprentice electrician Kent Marshall’s eyes light up. One is accidentally touching the wrong wire, the other is winning competitions.