Standing in the middle of a busy supermarket, pointing people towards anti-fungal creams and other embarrassing products, is far from awkward - at least, not for Willi van Horik.
The University of Otago says what would have been its largest construction project is no longer affordable, but it is going ahead with a new $90million residential hall.
Local companies say they saw an uptick to business during the long weekend and many hold hopes for a strong end to the year.
Heritage New Zealand will not oppose the demolition of the historic facades of the Cadbury’s building so long as several conditions are met.
Mention Handel’s Messiah, Howell’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, and Teddy Finney-Waters nods his head and says he has either sung in the choral works, or would like to.
Fiery Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he does not need help with anger management, but his colleagues have emphatically called on him to acknowledge his problem.
Otago Polytechnic senior product design lecturer Andrew Wallace says if Dunedin establishes a city-wide business "cluster" it could make products on a scale unimaginable for single companies.
E-scooter companies will require a permit to operate after a new bylaw governing activity in Dunedin’s streets was passed.
One car rolled 15 times, another was left hanging off a bridge, and drink-drivers got up to some mischief in an "incredibly disappointing" long weekend for police in the South.
Emergency services attend to a vehicle that crashed at the corner of State Highway 1 and Burnett St in Calton Hill when its driver fled from police yesterday.
Parking changes agreed upon by the Dunedin City Council yesterday led to heated discussion about parking in the city.
Contractors on the future site of the University of Otago Te Rangi Hiroa residential college remove a small area of asbestos-contaminated soil last week.
A man with a swastika facial tattoo was knocking on doors in Dunedin last night, saying he was "fundraising".
DCC planners have recommended consent for the demolition of the former Cadbury factory be granted, as the public benefit of the new hospital to be built on the site outweighs the historic value of the buildings.
Medsafe's medicines classification committee will today consider coronial recommendations about the sale of paracetamol made after the inquest into the death of a Dunedin student.
A person has been airlifted to hospital after being rescued at St Clair beach in Dunedin this morning.