A leading Dunedin veterinarian Dr Helen Beattie and international urban designer Skye Duncan were yesterday honoured as distinguished former Columba College pupils.
Candidates for the Southern District Health Board have received a ranking from the Public Health Association on how they best meet its values.
Jack Manning has been narrowly elected as next year's Otago University Students Association president and is keen to boost support for student mental health.
A St Kilda fire appliance reached a South Dunedin house fire more swiftly than usual on Thursday, because firefighters were fitting a smoke alarm in a nearby street.
Dunedin band The Chills has given the funds from a major US award it received earlier this year to the Christchurch Foundation NZ: Our People, Our City Fund.
A nine-time drink-driver has been jailed for a year and slammed by a judge as "a menace to the community".
A year of domestic abuse has resulted in a Mosgiel man being sentenced to the same period on home detention.
Fleetwood Mac are coming back again tonight to play their second show in Dunedin in less than five years - this time with kiwi songbird Neil Finn.
Dunedin man Dennis Hodge did not expect the Countdown Central car park near the Dunedin central police station to be evacuated when he brought in an old practice mortar bomb yesterday.
A significant increase in uncontrolled burns in the Otago region has Fire and Emergency New Zealand frustrated.
A group of students are helping dig for evidence of a British regiment which was stationed above Otago Boys' High School in Dunedin more than 150 years ago.
Some elective surgery and outpatient appointments throughout the southern region may be postponed if a planned strike by medical imaging technologists goes ahead.
Members of a South Dunedin studio are celebrating their love of art during Disability Pride Week, and showing that different levels of ability are no barrier to creativity.
The Pineapple Track may reopen next week, once the blaze that swept across hectares of vegetation is officially declared out.
Gold-mining artefacts, farm machinery and a plethora of other nuggets have revealed Otago’s rich history. Regions editor Louise Scott unearths the story.
Clinics to vaccinate students against measles have been put on hold at the University of Otago's Student Health Service, as the Southern District Health Board prioritises children needing their...
A group of Otago teenagers have been given the task of guiding their peers and the public through some of the most famous teenage writings of all time.