Roadworks on Otago Peninsula and an Octagon area abuzz with buses are expected to cause tensions for tourism operators when a busy cruise ship season begins next week.
National, Labour, the Greens and New Zealand First are spending this week preparing for what could be gruelling coalition negotiations following Saturday's election.
Students with sweaty brows and nervous smiles did their best to impress future employers at a recent speed dating-style job interview event at Otago Polytechnic.
If you intend to begin future planning soon, you are already too late, futurist Dave Wild says.
A decision to exclude the University of Otago from the Dunedin Hospital rebuild was queried by Treasury, advice released under the Official Information Act reveals.
About 90 people have signed a petition calling for alternative routes to be used instead of three Wakari residential streets which recently became part of busy bus thoroughfares.
Bus users have welcomed a move by the Otago Regional Council to fund an upgrade to half-hourly service next year, on the Belleknowes-Waverley route.
Police are searching for a man driving a blue sedan after a series of ``suspicious'' approaches to teenage girls in South Dunedin last week.
A digger works at the Lee Stream bridge yesterday.
Armed police are present in Mosgiel after they were called to an incident earlier this evening.
Bill English says Winston Peters has always performed a "maverick role" in politics - a description Mr Peters has labelled unwise.
Puerto Rico's medical services are in critical condition in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Prison guards fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to quell a riot involving more than 160 inmates at a central California penitentiary in which one prisoner was stabbed to death and eight others wounded, state corrections officials said.
A handheld gadget used to scan for diseases in the sci-fi series Star Trek could soon become reality, with a new Kiwi study targeting our high rates of skin cancer.
As Labour's 17 new MPs gathered for a photo with leader Jacinda Ardern at Parliament today there was another newbie more interested in taking a nap.
The man who's often been referred to by some as the most powerful non-elected politician in the country is quitting.
An Auckland family has fallen victim to a vicious political attack after their house was vandalised with election hate speech.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says she will start making calls to potential support partner NZ First leader Winston Peters later this week but it was clear he wanted time to reflect and talk to colleagues first.
The future of the Ban 1080 Party, which draws most of its votes from the West Coast-Tasman electorate, will be reassessed after an abysmal result at the ballot box on Saturday.
Dunedin police are appealing for information after a mobility scooter was stolen from a St Kilda address.