The ''poorly managed and rushed'' bowel cancer screening programme seems unlikely to be signed off by the Cabinet anytime soon, Labour’s Annette King says.
No-one was hurt in a collision between a car and a bus at the intersection of Glenpark Ave and Argyle St, in Mornington, Dunedin, about 5.40pm yesterday.
The 28-year-old woman accused of two armed raids of St Kilda businesses has been released from custody.
The New Zealand Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has slammed proposed cuts to five University of Otago humanities departments.
Scaffolding is rising outside the former Dunedin prison as stonemasons at a South Dunedin business prepare the way for the building to return to its original form.
Taieri Beach resident Allen Eade is breathing a sigh of relief after his beloved fishing boat was refloated off a sand bar at Taieri Mouth, with minor damage to the hull.
The local government sector has to accept the need to change, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull told the Saddle Hill Community Board at its last meeting on Thursday.
Mosgiel police are warning residents to remain vigilant as a dangerous criminal with a long history of dishonesty offending remains on the loose.
A recent donation will help to meet extra costs at Dunedin Riding for the Disabled over the winter months.
The Edgar Centre was the place to be for young netballers yesterday during a primary school netball tournament.
A large boost in the number people standing for the three Taieri community boards is a vote of confidence in local democracy, a soon-to-retire community board chairman says.
A Taieri College pupil has challenged the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board to do more about road safety in Gordon Rd.
The idea of a faith museum in Mosgiel to attract tourists to the town divided Mosgiel Taieri Community Board members last week.
Funding for emergency grab bags and a mural has been ''ring-fenced'' by the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board.
By Anna Jordan - Year 11, Tokomairiro High School
By Rhys Davie - Year 11, Tokomairiro High School
Convicted killer Colin Bouwer will remain behind bars after requesting parole be declined at his latest hearing.
A petrol station attendant was sliced by a man wielding a machete during an aggravated robbery in Napier.
About 150 people have been exposed to measles by a person sick with the virus who visited several Auckland places, a public health official says.
Police say more than 900,000 scam phone calls were made from one number in June and July asking people to pay outstanding fines using iTunes vouchers.