Customers have been given chocolates this morning as they return to a Dunedin supermarket that was closed for almost three weeks due to a rat infestation.
A Dunedin city councillor has warned ratepayers could face a 20% rates rise while council debt climbs and another deficit looms.
A man involved in a violent altercation with his South Dunedin neighbour called police to say he "would kill" the man if he returned.
Rugby heavyweights have added their names to a push to reconsider marine reserves off the Otago coast.
Dunedin Mayor Jules Radich says much uncertainty will be dealt with by the time the city council adopts its 2025-34 long-term plan.
Dunedin police stumbled on a haul of illegal substances after spotting drugs while visiting a Maryhill property.
Stressed staff owed money by a beleaguered after-school provider are calling on the owner to front up about its future as a government investigation begins.
Rehearsing for their upcoming performance in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat yesterday are Phillip Balu Joy and Marissa Conway.
An Australian stripper involved in a plot to retrieve $27m of cocaine from a ship docked in Dunedin has been jailed for four years and two months.
Stronger water restrictions are now in place for Waikouaiti (including Karitane and Hawksbury), Port Chalmers, Roseneath, Careys Bay and Sawyers Bay residents.
Aggrieved at being ripped off in a cannabis deal, Kaleb Bell wrenched a shotgun off drug dealers and shot at them in a central Dunedin car chase.
KiwiRail has slammed the actions of travel bloggers who trespassed to post snaps of themselves on railway tracks at Port Chalmers.
The Moana Pasifika team helped cause an Air NZ flight from Auckland to Dunedin to be delayed on Friday, after their pack weight rendered an Airbus A320 unbalanced.
The hi-vis vests of workers on the new Dunedin hospital site are set to have a second life as part of the building itself.