For many East Otago High School pupils, it is probably hard to believe their principal has not always been an educator.
A motorist involved in a crash with a taxi on the way to Dunedin Airport yesterday may have avoided missing their flight thanks to a kind-hearted officer who gave them a lift.
Barnes Dance trials are being proposed by NZTA for the two Albany St intersections in Cumberland and Great King Sts.
Planned protests by primary school teachers will be held around Otago and Southland tomorrow, and more than 1000 demonstrators are expected to gather in the Octagon.
The safety of a cruise ship with an upcoming stop in Dunedin has been brought into question after a woman died when she fell into the sea.
Dunedin police found a patient that had escaped for more than two hours in the Brockville and Halfway Bush areas last night.
Police are seeking two young men in a dark-coloured car after a Waikouaiti dairy was burgled early yesterday.
E-scooters could be zipping around Dunedin's streets by Christmas but not everybody is happy they are rolling into town.
Selling the same non-existent cellphone on social media 11 times netted a Dunedin man more than $3000, a court has heard.
Sweet chocolatey smells will start drifting across parts of Dunedin from Ocho Chocolate's new factory as early as next week, after the last of the manufacturing equipment was installed this morning.
Bells will ring out for the University of Otago's 150th anniversary celebrations, as part of a series of newly announced events geared towards the alumni and the city.
Cellphones are often ''scorned as devices of distraction'', but a University of Otago study has found they can also support mindfulness apps and improve mental health.
A firefighter inspects a smoke-filled room from the top of a ladder after a callout to Dunedin Hospital yesterday morning.
The Catholic bishop of Dunedin says he may not wait for a royal commission before lifting the lid on the sexual abuse of children by men of the cloth within the diocese.
The possible threats posed by ''space weather'' to New Zealand's electrical grids, and to satellites, were highlighted in a talk in Auckland by two Dunedin scientists last night.