Firefighter Jules Bennett dampens down one of a series of small suspicious fires found burning in Woodhaugh Gardens yesterday.
A firefighter carries a fire-damaged heater from Pine Hill School yesterday morning.
More than 130 people have attended a series of 12 ``drop-in'' sessions run by the Otago Regional Council throughout much of Otago over proposed water plan change 1D since the start of last week.
Names and dates carved into University of Otago lecture theatre desktops more than a century ago provide a tantalising glimpse into the life of former students.
A Dunedin man who sold cannabis and ritalin to an undercover police officer while on home detention for earlier drug-dealing will remain behind bars for at least another year.
The Dunedin City Council has begun planning for the potentially pricey refurbishment of its Civic Centre headquarters.
University of Otago student AbbyRose Hammond (19) browses designer labels at the iD Designer Sale in Dunedin at the weekend.
A Canadian tourist had a lucky escape after being caught in a rip at St Clair Beach yesterday.
Arts Festival Dunedin made a profit last year but shifting it to coincide with the school holidays ``did not work''.
A push to buy land and reopen the Chain Hills tunnel has received a boost from three private benefactors, who have each pledged $50,000 loans for the project.
Record numbers of migrants coming to Otago is a vote of confidence in the region's economy, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan says.
The public has shed light on its preferred site for a new aquatic facility in Mosgiel but remains in the dark over car parking plans at both locations.
Having candidates compete to represent Labour in blue-ribbon rural seats is unusual and reflects a party on the rise, Labour Party secretary Andrew Kirton says.
King's High School pupil Fotu Peni (14) took the chance to cool off yesterday by leaping into Steamer Basin in Dunedin.
There is not enough time to consult the public about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, project chairman Andrew Blair says.
A student caught with handwritten notes twice during the same examination was among 50 disciplined for dishonest practices by the University of Otago last year.
Auckland resident Mark Kerr has ``no regrets'' about resigning from his full-time job to devote five months to walking the length of New Zealand to raise money for St John.
A notorious Taliban commander behind the killing of New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan has died in a shootout with Afghani security forces.
Australia is failing to protect its female indigenous people from violence, which is aggravated by high levels of inequity, the United Nations said
Lionel Patea has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Kiwi-born Tara Brown, his ex-partner and mother of his child.