When Omar Ahmed made a wrong turn in the 10K event of the Great Bristol Run, little did he know that he would run an extra 12km to win the half marathon and then get disqualified.
Alert level 3 is being called a roll of the dice that could either eliminate Delta or send the country back into level 4.
The former Clarks Junction hotel, pub and cafe has been sold to a young family as part of a residential lifestyle block.
Illicit parking swelled Dunedin’s municipal coffers by more than half a million dollars in the last financial year.
Heritage projects across the city have benefited from Dunedin City Council funding of $763,855 in the 2020-21 financial year.
University of Otago students have apologised for racist and homophobic jokes in this year’s Med Revue.
The largest workshop at KiwiRail’s South Dunedin Hillside Workshops is set to come down as a major redevelopment of the historic site gets under way.
The South Island is under Covid-19 Alert Level 2 restrictions for at least two more weeks, but a limit on indoor gatherings will rise from 50 to 100 people.
In its day, an 1891 Dunedin Colonial Bank one pound note could buy you a couple of pairs of boots, rent a 5-roomed cottage for a week, maybe even buy some top-of-the-line gold-mining equipment.
Following a delay caused by the recent Alert Level 4 lockdown, a large group of Taieri College year 7 pupils finally went on an English writing trip to some Dunedin landmarks yesterday.
A damning audit of Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) has exposed numerous shortcomings in the prison’s Covid-19 preparations.
A meandering discussion about reform of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater did at least finish decisively for Dunedin’s elected members.
Despite Dunedin’s dog citizenry growing this year, the city’s pooch population is made up of very good dogs indeed, as canine crimes are trending downwards.
People were evacuated from the ANZ bank building on the corner of George St and Moray Pl yesterday after reports of a burning smell on Level 1.
An inaugural initiative is helping to connect Southland youth seeking jobs with business owners trying to get them filled.
National leader Judith Collins has admitted she made a mistake after being caught on video at the weekend ordering ice cream at the counter of a Queenstown café without wearing a mask.
North Korea has warned the United States risked a dangerous nuclear arms race by providing submarine technology to Australia, criticising its "double standards" and vowing counter-measures.