Police have given the all-clear after reports of a firearm being discharged in central Dunedin this afternoon.
Allied health workers do the "unglamorous but vital" tasks in the health system and should be compensated fairly, a frustrated southern employee says.
Analysing the DNA in moa bones may hold the key to answering questions about what will happen to other New Zealand species when they attempt to adapt to climate change today and in the future.
Nurses working in aged residential care have added their voices to those of their managers in calling on the Government for greater support for the sector.
The two hydroslides at Dunedin’s Moana Pool could be replaced by more than two new ones when the complex is redeveloped.
The Ministry of Education is paying to replace all remaining school coal boilers across the country, a large number of which are in Otago and Southland.