A man with an enormous, and enormously expensive, addiction to methamphetamine, will continue his rehabilitation behind bars after being sentenced on a wide variety of charges yesterday.
It took a fair while and followed protests and petitions, but a change in the speed limit is on the way for Port Chalmers’ main street.
It has been said time and time again that speed kills.That point was tragically brought home in Dunedin last weekend when an 18-year-old was killed in a crash in Ravensbourne. A recent spike in worrying driving behaviour, has sparked a strong warning from police.
Otago Polytechnic deputy chief executive, learning and teaching services, Oonagh McGirr explains the origins of a Student Voice Symposium-Te Reo Tuatahi, which began at the polytechnic on Thursday.
An Otago Peninsula seascape image titled Back Wash has swept photography student Oscar Hetherington to a $10,000 international photography prize.
Rates rises, increased borrowing or putting projects on hold are possibilities for the Dunedin City Council as it grapples with financial stresses from flow-on income reductions caused by Covid-19.
Queenstown is right in the middle of one of the safest National electorates in the country, and few political leaders find their way there during campaign season.
Twenty high-achieving young University of Otago graduates have been given inaugural "20Twenties" alumni awards.
After years of battling the scarfie booze culture, the University of Otago is backing new ideas to keep students safe, following the death of a student last year. Grant Miller reports.
Tenants around the country are looking at rent increases of up to 30 percent as a freeze comes to an end, says a renters advocacy group.
Fly fishing has been described as the most fun you can have standing up. No doubt fly-fisherman, teacher, author and Otago Daily Times angling columnist Mike Weddell would agree.
North Korea expressed regret on Friday over the death of a missing South Korean, saying it shot him as part of measures to battle the coronavirus, the South's national security adviser said.
Some family doctors are refusing to provide contraception to women on the grounds that they are morally or personally opposed to it, according to a survey.
Health authorities have now identified 15 locations visited by a family of three when they may have been infectious with Covid-19.