There is a sense of dread about the future strength of the Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology. They are both impressively successful in their own ways and likely to suffer...
The agricultural emissions deal proposed by the Government is one of those agreements where both sides of the debate have serious misgivings, and understandably so.
Champions of Dunedin's Baldwin St, officially dethroned yesterday as the steepest street in the world by the ultimate authority, Guinness World Records, can follow one of two paths as they digest...
They always say you learn more from defeat than from victory. So, what did we learn from the Black Caps' "loss" to England in yesterday's astonishing Cricket World Cup final?
The logic behind New Zealand's consistent opposition to whaling has been relatively straight forward.
Although following sport is not for everyone, an array of emotions is experienced by those who do - from pleasure and pride to disappointment and despair.
Although electric cars have merged from the novelty lane on to the main highway, their numbers in New Zealand are still small - about 15,000 compared to the nearly four million other light vehicles.
The vote to sell Westland Milk Products to Chinese giant Yili was always going to be a done deal. Financially embattled and unable to deliver a competitive payout in recent years, the writing was...
It is all too easy to dismiss everything the vainglorious United States President, Donald Trump, says and does.
The first line of the Waitaki Boys' High School song says rather a lot about that venerable educational institution and its history.
A tree fell suddenly on a family near Queenstown last January, causing serious injuries. It was beside Shotover Jet operations and technically on a Department of Conservation marginal strip.
Many New Zealanders, especially older citizens, have bank deposits. Returns are low - after tax, they might barely be above the rate of inflation - and they are drifting lower.
It is cruelly unfair that it had to be this way, but perhaps the most famous man in Winton was destined for a higher cause.
In February last year, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull declared a state of emergency. It was not for the first time.
It's premature to celebrate, but there appears a strong chance Dunedin's famed Hillside railway workshops may be given a second chance at life.
It has been 55 years since Bob Dylan told us that times, they were a changin'. And they're still changing - faster than ever, it seems, as the internet continues its inexorable push into our lives.
At first, they will be afraid. They will be petrified, and think they cannot live without them by their side.
The teachers struck and articulated their grievances effectively. They did a fine job winning public sympathy and pressuring the Government.