A proposed subdivision in a rural-zoned area near Mosgiel would create an undesirable precedent and should not be granted resource consent, a Dunedin City Council planner says.
Otago Regional Council member Louise Croot is concerned that a planned funding cap on the SuperGold Card free bus travel scheme could prove costly for ratepayers.
Henry Ford Celebration Car Run, Dunedin, Sunday 31st July.
Southern District police are tonight warning drivers to take care on the roads and delay unnecessary travel due to icy conditions across the district.
The Dunedin Study will benefit from a powerful MRI machine installed at a new imaging unit in the city.
A group of four skiers in an out of bounds area of Treble Cone skifield, near Wanaka, is safe after triggering an avalanche. Treble Cone said the group triggered a ''size 2 avalanche'' about...
More than two months since the first group of Syrian refugees arrived in Dunedin, many are settling in and finding work. The Star reporter Greta Yeoman talked to a mother and daughter who are now...
Registrar of electors Dee Vickers is constantly amazed by the lack of awareness many people have of local government and its importance to their lives.
Fire has destroyed a farming dealership in Invercargill, where crews faced both roaring heat and freezing weather to save surrounding businesses.
At least 16 people were feared dead after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near in the US state of Texas in one of the deadliest balloon accidents on record.
More than 500 people have rallied in Canada's capital to protest the death of a mentally ill black man following an arrest, marching against what they see as race-based police brutality in a country that prides itself for being tolerant.
A woman's body has been found near the motorway north of Auckland.
First home-buyers will be able to earn more and buy more expensive houses but still qualify for a government housing subsidy, following changes announced today.
The "Help Rescue SPCA Otago'' fundraising campaign has reached a pleasing $706,143 this week, and is fast approaching the halfway point.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has toured the US Rust Belt, seeking to shore up support from working-class voters in the region by promising to raise wages and reject bad international trade deals.
A Chinese man who lived illegally in New Zealand for 15 years is to be deported, after his case was dismissed by the Court of Appeal this week.
A 3500km solo bike ride and walk around the South Island, ending in winter, has had its tough moments, but has helped Christchurch resident Kelly Purdie raise awareness of a rare juvenile-onset form of Parkinson's disease.
The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016 organisers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes' village after saying a fire in the basement of their building was probably caused by a cigarette tossed into rubbish.
Last night's bitterly cold weather did not stop about 150 people sleeping under the stars in the Octagon to raise funds for the Dunedin Night Shelter.
Kiwi Regional Air's last flight into Dunedin touched down yesterday - although a little later than expected.