The Otago Regional Council announced the resignation of a high-level manager yesterday afternoon.
Children are being bombarded with a brand name every minute of their waking day — a worrying number of which are for unhealthy foods, new research has found.
A decision has yet to be made on the future of Dunedin’s Green Island Landfill, the Dunedin City Council says.
Two motorcycles whizzing around inside a metal sphere, 4m in diameter, at 50kmh — what could possibly go wrong?
As a global shortage of PPE gear starts to bite, University of Otago scientists are helping to develop a method of disinfecting PPE for potential reuse or recycling during the Covid pandemic.
The Southern District Health Board has apologised and said it let down a man who made repeated visits to its emergency department, none of which detected the colon cancer that ultimately killed him.
The summer holidays have interrupted a multimillion-dollar project to restore Te Rauone Beach in Otago Harbour.
Firefighters use a turntable ladder to secure loose roofing at the Caledonian War Memorial Gymnasium, in Dunedin, yesterday.
Employing security staff to check Covid-19 vaccine passes at Dunedin City Council sites has cost more than $20,000.
Many young southerners got their first Covid-19 jabs yesterday as vaccinations for children began smoothly.
Dunedin crews were called to a suspicious fire in toetoe in the Silverstream area yesterday before returning overnight to control a flare-up.
Two wards have been closed at Dunedin Hospital and infection and prevention-control measures are in place following a gastroenteritis outbreak.
The Tongan volcano that erupted on Saturday showed signs of activity in 2015, but nothing that suggested a large eruption was coming, an Otago scientist says.