Finally, the contentious ``Happy Holidays'' banner around the base of the Christmas tree in Dunedin's Octagon has been replaced.
He used to be its Mr Fix-it, and now Labour Party stalwart Pete Hodgson has been called on to drive his protege’s ambitious timetable for the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
The Dunedin City Council has fired its opening salvo in what will become a heated debate about how much of a rates rise ratepayers can sustain.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has responded angrily to the ban imposed on his country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Donald Trump cannot avoid the headlines. Embroiled as he is at home in the United States in the Russian spy scandal, the United States President has increased tensions in the Middle East.
Many books and stories have been written about what lies out there, beyond the horizon. And many times the question has been asked, what are the mysteries of the deep?
All those who have been in employment will understand to some extent what is meant by the "dignity of work''.
Dunedin has a special character within its city boundaries. As one of the largest cities in terms of area, it contains many treasures.
"I suspecy that, in practical terms, this is the end of the line."
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has wasted no time in her new role in flagging potential action on fuel prices, which may include referring the matter to the Commerce Commission.
New Zealand’s dominance in rugby was again evident at the annual World Rugby Awards, and finally the women’s game is emerging from the shadows of big brother and getting the recognition it deserves.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has been a great advocate for open government, lobbying during her years in Parliament for more transparency in the dealings of Government.
An opinion page article published in this newspaper on Friday has whipped up outrage.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that men are more likely than women to pay less attention to their health.
In early July 1995, Bosnian Serb forces besieged an area near the town of Srebrenica. It was a United Nations "safe zone" and was guarded by 600 lightly armed Dutch UN soldiers.
The Government has taken steps towards meeting its election pledge of conducting a manned recovery of the Pike River mine, a move welcomed by nearly all of the families affected by the West Coast...
By our calculations this is the second consecutive year a National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) mathematics exam has caused huge consternation among pupils, teachers and parents...
It is pleasing to note a further reduction in smoking rates among young people.
Impeachment proceedings for Zimbabwe’s embattled leader Robert Mugabe may not now be necessary after early but confused reports late last night saying he has agreed to stand down.
When an earthquake happens it will not be at a convenient time.