Principals are hoping for simplicity and consistency as they wait to hear the full extent of how schools will operate under the Red traffic light setting.
The Dunedin City Council’s lack of faith in the one-way system through the city centre flies in the face of what the public wants, the Automobile Association says.
About 15 people are in isolation in Otago and Southland after being identified as possible close contacts of a Covid-19 case.
A Catlins camping ground manager who concealed $50,000 of methamphetamine inside his body on a flight into Dunedin has been jailed for three and a-half years.
A repeat rapist who abused a schoolgirl and five women still lacks insight into his actions despite being locked up for more than six years, the Parole Board says.
A commercial fisherman who put protected dolphins at risk has been fined nearly $12,000 and his vessel has been forfeited.
Two people were transported to Dunedin Hospital after a vehicle with steamed-up windows collided with a parked car in Dunedin on Monday evening.
Poems about feelings of longing and celebrating belonging were recited yesterday at the 19th annual prizegiving ceremony for the Robert Burns Poetry Competition, held at Dunedin City Library.
Schools are working to keep bus routes running after closure of a Dunedin bus company left pupils without a ride to town.
Hobbled by a stoush over how to apply vaccine passports, a popular weekly run at the Dunedin Botanic Garden has been stymied since the Covid-19 lockdown in August last year.
Sweets, sugary drinks and children are usually a bad mix if an atmosphere of quiet, zen-like concentration is needed.
Any cold-like symptoms have the potential to be the Omicron variant of Covid-19, but a sore throat or runny nose are two to particularly look out for, an Otago virologist says.
The organiser of a food drive in support of Tonga hopes Dunedin residents will dig deep and show the generosity for which Southerners are famed this week.
Two patients were transported to Dunedin Hospital after a vehicle with steamed up windows collided with a parked car on Monday evening.