The "barbaric" slaying of a miniature horse has forever tainted a coastal Otago township, a court has heard.
It will be up to the customer "to make sure they are looking after themselves" in Covid-19 Alert Level 1, Hospitality NZ says - and "business as usual" can't come soon enough for southern providers.
A dispute over an unkempt garden led to a Mosgiel woman threatening to stab her property manager and blow up government offices, a court has heard.
Mercy Hospital’s “gracious old lady”, Marinoto House, has undergone a $1.7 million restoration, including extensive earthquake strengthening.
It was "nothing short of a miracle" that a Dunedin woman and her partner survived a high-speed alcohol-fuelled crash, a judge says.
Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust is experiencing a "steep increase" in the number of people requesting help under Alert Level 2.
The baton of leadership for Otago Polytechnic has been passed to Megan Gibbons. Challenges include flow-on effects from the Covid-19 crisis and a shake-up of vocational education but she is used to clearing hurdles.
The owner of a miniature horse slain in a brutal stabbing attack is disappointed its attacker has only been jailed for two and a half years over the "crazy evil act".
When it comes to fashioning bouquets, Peter Johnstone has been known to use "all sorts of odd things" — even bicycle wheels — to give his flower arrangements that "wow" factor.
Given Ben Abraham was the former head boy and proxime accessit of Logan Park High School, he never spent much time in the principal’s office.
Part of Portobello Rd on the Otago Peninsula will close for three nights next week to allow for work linked to a new subdivision.
The Dunedin City Council is set to embark on a years-long journey of restoring the Dunedin Railway Station "as close as we can to a new state".
Dunedin could claim a world-first next week — the first top-class live sporting event with spectators since Covid-19 shut down global sport.