You may not have heard of the "egg beater" technique, but a University of Otago researcher has found it may be the most effective skill you can learn to prevent drowning.
The Otago Regional Council and local iwi are not just in a relationship, they are partners, the council says.
Environment Minister David Parker will take part in a Dunedin High Court case that could set the course for how local government puts rules in place to protect the environment.
A Dunedin father of five was running a successful plastering business until “meth got its hooks into him”, a court has heard.
After going almost half a year without seeing her father, Amelie Harrop wrote down her feelings and sealed them in an envelope addressed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
An Otago Daily Times reporter visited Dunedin Airport to meet travellers arriving from Christchurch yesterday afternoon, as the government press release regarding MIQ changes was under way.
What was once a small local quiz has become become a national battle of the minds, with thousands of pupils logging on to test their knowledge.
A trail-blazing aviation engineer who habitually beat his wife for three years and a month has been sentenced to the same time behind bars.
The man behind a failed murder-suicide at a Dunedin holiday park has been denied parole, but may still be out of prison by Christmas.
A rural bar manager who crashed her Mercedes after drinking wine came up with a novel way of trying to conceal her crime.
Dunedin can blunt the impact of Delta’s inevitable arrival by creating room for people to stay physically distanced in outdoor spaces and imposing a 30kmh speed limit in city streets, an Otago...
Forcing through water reforms is a cynical move by a Government that lost control amid a toxic debate, southern mayors say.
A draft report has been completed following an investigation into whether a former Dunedin bishop failed to deal with complaints of abuse.
A man was seen running from the scene of a crash involving four cars in Musselburgh Rise in Dunedin.
Covid-19 restrictions have been changed at Dunedin’s Moana Pool, meaning more than double the number of swimmers are allowed in the lanes.
Two years after the former head of southern Victim Support was jailed for child sex offences, he continues to claim his innocence.
Collecting rubbish at a ‘‘plogging’’ event held as part of Clean Up Week yesterday at Dunedin’s Harbour Molars was volunteer Francis Perry.
A vast amount of work needs to be done before New Zealanders know how their new-look health system will work, an Otago academic says.