A Bill proposing measures to protect vulnerable people against loan sharks needs more teeth, a Dunedin budget adviser says.
A potential change to a bus timetable may allow school pupils living in Harington Point to get home sooner.
Overseas gambling sites need tighter restrictions to protect the vulnerable, a Dunedin counsellor says.
A group of talented young dancers from a Mosgiel studio will compete at the highest level of dance on offer in New Zealand, a choreographer says.
No-one was seriously hurt in a series of car crashes, at least two of them in icy conditions, north of Dunedin early today.
The sitting Otago Regional Council chairman says the health of both himself and the council would benefit from him stepping aside after a 15-year run.
John White turned 74 yesterday, and today graduates from the University of Otago with a doctorate in public health.
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Seconds from death. That is the blunt reminder delivered by stark white crosses which have appeared beside three railway level crossings in Dunedin this week.
West Harbour board member Ryan Jones is stepping down after three years as the youngest community board representative in New Zealand.
The race for the mayoral robes and chain is under way across the South as a packed field lines up for Dunedin's contest.
More proof of Dunedin's stellar cruise ship season came yesterday in figures that showed spending jumped a massive 26%, topping $60million for the season.
The Southern District Health Board should be a workplace where staff feel safe to raise employment issues, a newly appointed executive in charge of quality control says.
Experienced governors and community leaders from outside the organisation may shake up what looks to be a hotly contested election for the dozen positions on the Otago Regional Council.
A range of recent official and anecdotal reports have highlighted workplace culture issues at various Southern District Health Board sites. Health reporter Mike Houlahan asks if one of the region's...
Young or old, fit or sedentary, and mobile or not - a University of Otago doctoral student is planning an outdoor adventure hub for the city for people from all backgrounds.
Former jail-house lawyer Arthur Taylor has spent six months in Dunedin since being released on parole. But the honeymoon might soon be over as he eyes a move north. Rob Kidd reports.
The return of a democratically elected Southern District Health Board has been greeted with enthusiasm.