The Dunedin City Council been criticised by Audit New Zealand after ''significantly'' underperforming in the delivery of last year's annual report.
When it comes to O Week, David Dallas is a veteran.
As part of O Week's celebrations, Australian band Sticky Fingers will be playing tonight at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Bassist Paddy Cornwall spoke to the Otago Daily Times ahead of the show.
The need for extra CCTV cameras to zoom in on North Dunedin trouble spots will be discussed, despite concerns about a ''surveillance society'', Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
The financially troubled Southern District Health Board is putting the squeeze on contracted providers to reduce costs.
Police are appealing for sightings of a man on a mountain bike in relation to an alleged indecent assault in the university area of North Dunedin this week.
Much is made of the antics and revelry of O Week, but what is it really like? Master's student and first-time University of Otago attendee Lawrence Hamilton provides an insider's look into the annual celebration.
Thousands of first-year students clamoured to be part of Sports Day, on Tuesday, and Clubs Day, yesterday.
A vessel with a mechanical failure is towed by rescuers yesterday afternoon.
A Port Chalmers fisherman's work to minimise the impact of fishing on seabirds is being recognised with a nomination for Seaweek Ocean Champion.
Kyle Thom has lost everything. The 19-year-old was out with mates when he was called early yesterday and told his flat in Dunedin's student quarter was on fire. ''I just couldn't believe it...
A man ordered to remove his boat from a Dunedin marina says he is left with no alternative in a city short of deep-water berths.
A Queensland man has been charged with torture after allegedly hacking off another man's finger.
Cyclone Marcia is now a category three system, and likely to be further upgraded to category four before it hits the central Queensland coast early on Friday morning.
A Perth man who downed a bottle of vodka at Auckland Airport and allegedly touched the breast of a female passenger on his flight home will have to fly back to New Zealand again to find out his fate.
A commercial fishing vessel blamed for dumping a trail of dead fish off the coast of a popular Auckland surf beach accidently lost its catch while retrieving fishing gear, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
A prominent New Zealander has today lost a bid for name suppression on charges of indecent assault, to which he pleaded not guilty.
A Dunedin bus driver is devastated after being sacked for making an urgent toilet stop.
Four cars have been squashed by a fallen tree in the Auckland Domain this afternoon -- prompting calls from a council arborist to close some car parks there.
Babies are going out of fashion again as Kiwi women increasingly put work and study ahead of childbearing.