I was an apolitical student at Otago University when the 1981 Springbok tour was announced — looking forward to the All Blacks getting some revenge after consecutive series losses in South Africa,...
It's 1981 and I’m sitting on the road outside the Southern Cross hotel on a cold night watching my mother being trampled on by a pro-tour sup porter, writes Alastair Duncan.
It was the tour that divided the nation. Four decades on, Daisy Hudson examines the events of the 1981 Springboks tour in the South, through the eyes of those right at the heart of the action.
Dunedin's Catholic Community of Learning lead principal has stepped over to the secular side, to take up the principal’s position at Mornington School.
The most alarming lead contamination results from the testing of East Otago water probably had different causes, an exhaustive investigation has found.
A newly formed team at the Otago Regional Council will take a more integrated and holistic approach to addressing environmental issues in both urban and rural catchments.
North Dunedin residents will soon be able to take a short gastronomical trip south of the border after the confirmation a Taco Bell restaurant will be coming to the area this summer.
After an All Black allegedly slapped and punched a woman in the face in a Dunedin bar he sent threatening messages to a third party saying "f... you b.... tell your friend to hide".
Two people have been taken to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after a two-car crash in North Dunedin this afternoon.
After spending more than $100,000 seeing plan change 7 through the Environment Court, Otago Fish & Game is reviewing how much money it will need to take part in the Otago Regional Council’s...
A Dunedin man responsible for a 16-month reign of terror over his girlfriend viciously assaulted her outside a police station, a court has heard.
Water in East Otago has been declared safe to drink, but attention has turned to dangers posed by lead in tapware.
Alistair Broad wants to make a point. A sign has appeared on the wall of one of the Dunedin businessman’s central city buildings, suggesting there's no parking within 27km of the Octagon.
Police offered support and assistance to a young woman who called emergency services early this morning over a suspicious pair of footprints, which turned out to be her own.