Attributing longevity to a stress-free life is not what you would expect from a woman with 12 children.
A Dunedin academic says changes need to be made in local government voting to increase the number of women councillors.
Dunedin is showing the rest of New Zealand how to protect old buildings, a key figure behind the city's heritage revival says.
A Catholic college in Christchurch is refusing to respond to calls for its rector to resign over his handling of a teacher's historic sexual offences.
Police continue to maintain a heavy presence near Dunedin schools after six children were subjected to suspicious approaches this month.
Police have decided against arresting a man who smashed a door at a Dunedin takeaway in a racial outburst at the weekend, saying the attack was a mental health incident.
A man set up a profile using a photo of a dead All Black legend while ripping off four people online, a court has heard.
Aurora Energy insists the review of its electricity network is independent, despite the man once in charge of its power pole maintenance programme now working for the company carrying out the review.
South Dunedin bar Heff's Hotel is a step closer to reopening after being forced to shut down early this year.
Sound business management skills and spiritual thought are not ideas that necessarily go together automatically.
Perth duo Joshua Webster and Catherine Betts, of Kaboom Percussion, visited Balmacewen Intermediate School yesterday, where they entertained about 50 11 and 12-year-olds.
Another Dunedin cat has come within a whisker of death after being shot in the head, and her family says the ''sick'' assailant needs psychological help.
A University of Otago researcher has secured nearly $200,000 to continue her research into preventing atherosclerosis, the leading cause of deaths from heart disease.
The whistleblower who first raised concerns about the failure of Aurora Energy to maintain its network says people across Otago will pay the price.
The Kiwi designers behind a world-leading bionic hand have set their next challenge - to create a much smaller version for children.