Police are focusing on driver behaviour after a significant increase in road users ignoring posted speed limits and night-time crashes on state highway roadwork sites north of Dunedin.
A Dunedin man who trains soldiers and then passes his army skills on to his school pupils has been named New Zealand Defence Force Reservist of the Year.
A tree that caused disruption in Dunedin’s main shopping street this week when a large branch came off will be cut down.
The Dunedin City Council and the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board are at a stalemate over who is responsible for fixing a damaged walkway and seawall in Karitane.
NZ would benefit by becoming more involved in an international initiative which educates school pupils about climate change, a University of Otago PhD student says.
Eight drivers were caught going over the limit during a one-hour speed operation in Dunedin yesterday.
A 28-year-old man is facing five charges, including assaulting police, after he was spotted speeding and tailgating in a roadworks area in Portobello Rd, Dunedin.
Kaikorai Valley College urban concept farm manager Nicola Rushbrook holds Barnevelder heritage chicken Myrtle during a visit to the farm by participants in a day-long Enviroschools hui.
Bad cases of "3pm-itis" appear to be dwindling among Fairfield School pupils since they started a new programme, aimed at instilling lifelong healthy habits.
The interim leadership team at the Dunedin City Council will stay in place until at least the end of March.
The absence of a cruise ship season in Dunedin this year, as well as other forms of international tourism, is causing a drop in revenue of up to 80% for some local businesses.
The Port Otago backhoe dredge Takutai loads silt and sludge from the floor of the harbour channel, on to a barge in the upper harbour on Wednesday.
Part of a tree fell in Dunedin’s main shopping street yesterday, blocking some of the footpath on the eastern side of George St.
Three University of Otago professors have raised more than $7600 for the student relief fund by cycling 1400km from Dunedin to Nelson.
On average, Sophie Taele works with about 25 different Dunedin families each week, who are dealing with family violence issues.
A 28-year-old man faces five charges, including assaulting police, after police received a complaint of a car speeding and tailgating in a road works area of Portobello Rd, Dunedin.
Speeding drivers are prompting fears for the safety of road users and workers at roadworks sites in the South.