The new $1.4 million pedestrian-cycle bridge over the Water of Leith, near Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin, is starting to take shape.
A report citing ``serious concerns'' with some rodeo practices has been welcomed by the sport's governing body.
Talking to the region's teachers and principals is the key to creating new qualifications to appeal to time-poor professionals, the University of Otago's College of Education says.
National's caucus is heading for a showdown today between leader Simon Bridges and MP Jami-Lee Ross.
An oversight by Corrections allowed an inmate to use a prison phone to illegally contact his victim more than 1000 times.
A paradise duckling hurled from a moving vehicle has escaped injury, and is now one of a flock of more than 50 ducklings and young ducks being looked after by Bird Rescue Dunedin.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins is dreaming if he thinks luring expatriate and overseas teachers to New Zealand will solve the teacher shortage crisis, Otago educators say.
The Chief District Court Judge has called for an overhaul of the justice system, to avoid perpetuating the cycle of disadvantage, particularly for Maori.
A fire in a Dunedin rental property with no working smoke alarms has sparked a national investigation.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says it is ``not acceptable'' that a review of the Otago Regional Council's regional waste plan is more than a decade overdue.
The former dean of the University of Otago's Faculty of Law says he supports students' push to put the brakes on the university's ability to discipline students for off-campus behaviour.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling on the Opposition to support legislation allowing the Commerce Commission to investigate fuel companies.