The return of a democratically elected Southern District Health Board has been greeted with enthusiasm.
John White turned 74 yesterday, and today graduates from the University of Otago with a doctorate in public health.
The race for the mayoral robes and chain is under way across the South as a packed field lines up for Dunedin's contest.
Fear turned to an outpouring of joy for a Mosgiel woman after the dramatic rescue of her dog from the face of a cliff yesterday.
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.
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...
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.
School children and Doc rangers worked together recently to release 19 black stilts behind Lake Tekapo in the Mackenzie Basin.
About 1200 school pupils from 48 Dunedin and Invercargill schools are participating in a two-day event celebrating the ukulele.
African American writer and activist Elizabeth Eckford has visited Dunedin promoting a book that recalls her experiences.
Jaymes Todd says his rape and murder of aspiring Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon didn't go as he planned.
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.
Improving health outcomes for underprivileged or under-resourced people is a major aim of recently appointed Southern District Health Board medical officer of health Anura Jayasinghe.
Police are investigating a reported suspicious approach to a child near a Dunedin supermarket by a man in a van this afternoon.
Former National Prime Minister Keith Holyoake's famous advice that first-term backbench MPs should learn to "breathe through their nose" before trying to make their mark on Parliament has echoed...
A suspected hit-and-run driver has been arrested nine days after he allegedly fatally hit a pedestrian in Christchurch.
Hopes that water would be restored to properties in the Portobello, Dunedin, area by 8pm today were dashed by a further complication that apparently occurred while contractors were working on...