Usually, domestic matters are top of mind for a prime minister. But whoever is prime minister - still unknown at the time of writing - will face what may be the biggest foreign policy challenge in...
New Zealand pioneers lay a new road, immediately after the advance at Messines. - Otago Witness, 17.10.1917.
Health is the lifeblood of Otago and Southland in many ways. First, residents rely on the ability to access the best healthcare they can in a timely manner, when they need it the most.
The decision to cull 4000 dairy cattle in the Waimate district will not have been taken lightly but it seemed inevitable the slaughter of the cows would follow the discovery of a bacterial disease.
During the wee hours of Friday mornings a clumsy fat-fingered fool sneaks into my house, and messes with my computer, writes John Lapsley.
The Department of Politics at the University of Otago celebrates its 50th year in 2017. This is the 10th in a series of reflections on politics over the past 50 years. This month, Nicholas...
St Hilda’s netball team of 1917, holders of the League’s shield for the season. Standing (from left): I. Heywood, B. Dawson, E. Barclay. Sitting: T. Nancarrow, N. Wright (captain), P. Ramsden, D. Balk.
General Godley reviews New Zealanders and congratulates them on their success in the battle of Messines.
Those members of the Dunedin Jaycee Chapter whose gumption, vision and drive led to the formation of the Otago Peninsula Trust 50 years ago should be so proud of what has been achieved.
Finally there is progress on single-use plastic supermarket bags.
An astonishing feat of engineering skill must be placed to the credit of the French during the recent Anglo-French offensive in Flanders. They built 28 bridges within the day under heavy fire, crossed them and advanced over peculiarly difficult ground to their objective and beyond, without a check.
With the election behind us and democracy in good heart, let’s move on to a new guiding story, urges Ian Harris.
Another icon falls amid accusations of sexually predatory conduct, writes the St Louis Post-Dispatch in an editorial.
Few can fail to be moved by the stories of tragedy on our roads in the past few days.
The last kiln at the Milton pottery, just before demolition. - Otago Witness, 10.10.1917.
A coalition deal could expose the fragility of our economy, writes Peter Lyons.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher has dared to go where many people have feared to tread. He has taken issue with Auckland and its Mayor, former long-serving Labour MP Phil Goff.
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The hopes of those who were looking forward to improved conditions in Dunedin when the rain eased off on Monday were doomed to disappointment. During the night rain set in again, and for many hours...
There has been much ''grumping'' that Winston Peters and New Zealand First, with a 7.2% vote, decide who leads the government. That's MMP.