Improving health outcomes for underprivileged or under-resourced people is a major aim of recently appointed Southern District Health Board medical officer of health Anura Jayasinghe.
A Dunedin drug dealer sold more than $50,000 of ecstasy in less than four months, a court has heard.
Police are investigating a reported suspicious approach to a child near a Dunedin supermarket by a man in a van this afternoon.
Hopes that water would be restored to properties in the Portobello, Dunedin, area by 8pm today were dashed by a further complication that apparently occurred while contractors were working on...
Dunedin's cruise ship spending topped $60 million last season, up 26%, as the national figure swelled by 28%.
Dunedin wildlife cruise and ferry business Port to Port is planning on expanding its capacity to cater for growing local demand.
Long-time Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead has made the shock announcement he is leaving at the end of this term.
A last-minute rush of candidates for Dunedin's local body elections found themselves up against the clock today.
A new $1 million fishing wharf at Port Chalmers is now expected to open to the public in time for spring, Port Otago chief executive Kevin Winders says.
Two new artificial playing fields at Dunedin's Logan Park are already proving their worth, after recent wet weather forced the closure of grass sports fields across the city.
New rules to protect New Zealand's most productive soils are welcome in Dunedin, although the city has already lost fertile land it should never have allowed to be developed, Mayor Dave Cull says.
The race for the Dunedin City Council's top job is officially under way, as 14 candidates vie to replace outgoing Mayor Dave Cull and wear the mayoral chains.
When children pick up a ukulele, the veil of self-consciousness falls away and their true characters emerge.
Mia North says the only downside to winning a national cooking competition is that orders to cook for her friends are coming in thick and fast.
Dunedin couple Rona and Errol Chave had a more action-packed stopover in Hong Kong last week than they could have imagined, finding themselves embroiled in the city's pro-democracy protests.
High seas have stripped away more sand protecting an old landfill under Dunedin's Kettle Park, along the Ocean Beach coastline, but the Dunedin City Council says there is still no need to intervene.
Better housing would slash hospital admissions for acute respiratory infections among young children by almost 20%, a new study finds.