Central Otago claimed hottest spot in the country yesterday as temperatures soared under sunny skies.
Dunedin police have arrested the driver of a car who fled the scene of an accident in the Octagon this afternoon.
The Ministry of Education has offered ChatBus money to continue to provide counselling services to primary and intermediate school children in Dunedin and surrounding areas.
NZ Transport Agency crews have started work on State Highway 87 - the Outram to Middlemarch highway - this week.
Dunedin is handy to many stillwaters and rivers for a family fishing trip. Here's a guide to great places to try over summer.
"Nothing about us, without us" was the promise when the establishment of the new Ministry for Disabled People was announced. But members of the disabled community are frustrated by one of the first major appointments, of someone who does not identify as disabled. Simon Henderson reports.
New housing developments are booming in the South as both Otago and Southland set records for the number of new homes consented.
Vehicles queue to access the Green Island Landfill yesterday afternoon after one of the weighbridges was out of action.
As Cyclone Cody takes aim at the North Island, surfers in the South are getting amped up for what could be cranking swells on the Otago coastline.
Moana Rescue has arrived. Coastguard Dunedin’s new A36 Protector was in Otago Harbour yesterday after a five-day journey south from Wellington.
Kayakers paddle past the fishing vessel Tiki moored in a calm Waikouaiti River estuary at Karitane last Sunday.
The youngest members of Gore’s Sanson family will be front of the queue for their Covid vaccinations when the rollout for 5- to 11-year-olds begins - not just for themselves, but for others.
The cancellation of Sir Rod Stewart’s Dunedin concert in April is "bloody disappointing", Forysth Barr Stadium’s boss says.
Motorists on Otago Peninsula can expect delays next week as sections of Portobello Rd will be closed for the removal of two dangerous trees.