Inflation, Covid-19, city growth and a potential rates rise of 6.5% in election year will swirl in the minds of Dunedin’s elected officials in the coming days.
A University of Otago researcher is calling for a radical redesign of school uniforms to help girls feel comfortable and be physically active at school.
The University of Otago’s new $100 millon Te Rangihiroa College is now partially clad at its site at the intersection of Albany and Forth Sts in Dunedin.
A Waikato music festival where five attendees later tested positive for Covid-19 will likely be a "super-spreader" event, an expert says.
British PM Boris Johnson has rejected opposition calls to resign for attending lockdown parties, but accepted that a rule that ministers should lose their jobs if they had knowingly misled parliament applied to him.
Under the red setting of the Covid-19 traffic light system, many Kiwis will have to adapt to stricter rules around the use of face masks. But what does 'medical-grade' entail and how does a N95 differ from your common medical mask?
Support for Jacinda Ardern has dropped in the preferred Prime Minister stakes to her lowest result since 2017 in the first major political poll of the year, while National's Christopher Luxon has helped lift the party.
Mayor Aaron Hawkins believes the Dunedin City Council is on track as it prepares to consider its Draft Annual Plan next week.
A Norovirus outbreak which began in Dunedin Hospital earlier this month has been resolved and all wards affected have reopened.
A crash in the Dunedin suburb of Green Island, which left a woman in hospital with moderate injuries, sounded like a "gunshot", an eyewitness says.
National Party leader Christopher Luxon has taken aim at the Government's "wasteful spending" as inflation hits a 30-year high of 5.9%, saying he's "really worried" about how it's affecting Kiwis.
A 20-year-old who beat up a fellow prisoner has said he wants to change his life around once his new sentence is completed.
Waikato police are investigating after a man's body was found in a parked car in the seaside town of Raglan.
The threat of Russia invading Ukraine overshadows the other two dominant global issues of 2022, Professor Robert Patman tells Global Insight.
A Dunedin nurse who posted online threats against medical professionals involved in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout cannot practise medicine and is no longer working for ACC.
There are 45 new community cases of Covid-19 today, with the number of Omicron cases in the community rising to 90.
Prince Andrew has asked for a jury trial in the US as he again denied Virginia Giuffre's accusations that he sexually abused her more than two decades ago when she was 17.
The Opportunities Party, or TOP, has appointed Raf Manji as its new leader with a goal of getting into Parliament at the next election.