Plans to revitalise KiwiRail’s Hillside workshops in South Dunedin have been given a major shunt forward.
Basic hygiene will be a compulsory subject in southern schools as the academic year begins — primary, intermediate and secondary teachers are on alert for any potential signs of coronavirus.
The final shape of the new $1.4billion Dunedin Hospital remains undecided but the planning group steering the project is already thinking about what will go inside its buildings.
The academic and socio-emotional development of many deaf children consistently lags behind their hearing peers and positive change is needed, Dunedin educator Denise Powell believes.
An investigation is under way after conservationists raised concerns about unconsented work at Wellers Rock Jetty, in Otago Harbour, yesterday.
Community consultation must begin soon for the Otago Regional Council’s ‘‘not-fit-for-purpose’’ regional policy statement if it is to meet Minister for the Environment David Parker’s deadlines.
Rio de la Plata, one of Maersk’s six Rio-class ships that have been modified with a ‘‘silencer’’, moves towards the Port of Otago.
Following the recovery of Vinnie Beecroft’s body off the coast of Dunedin at the weekend, the community is rallying around the 14-year-old’s disabled mother, Michaela.
Installation of a new ‘‘smart’’ pedestrian crossing with flashing lights outside Kaikorai Valley College was completed yesterday.
The families of women killed in the Seacliff Mental Hospital fire are calling for a law change to allow them to access their relatives’ records.
There are only three certainties in life — death, taxes and warm, sunny weather when pupils go back to school.
About 180 people, many from overseas, will converge on Dunedin this week for an international classics conference last held in the city about 2005.
Some may find it irksome - a painting of a small pile of plastic waste, added to an obscure corner of a giant mural featuring the Dunedin’s beautiful environment and wildlife.
Emily Bevin (8) and mother Julie Meikle, of Dunedin, made the most of the last few days of the school holidays by visiting the Dunedin Chinese Garden and dressing up in traditional Chinese clothing.
While it was a "tough" first day for retailers, Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins is calling for patience after the first day of this year’s summer trials of the "Octagon Experience".