CHANGES to Dunedin bus routes were always going to cause problems, no matter what the Otago Regional Council decided. Unfortunately, people get used to familiar surroundings and a bus going past a...
The dispute over the future of a Shag Point roadside memorial to Dunedin man Riley Baker is regrettable.
The disruption to flights from Auckland Airport because a fuel pipeline was damaged is another illustration of the vulnerability of transport links in this country.
Todd Barclay had a glittering career ahead of him when he was elected Clutha-Southland MP in 2014.
There is no doubt Labour’s tertiary education fees promise is a major policy. It will cost a huge amount of money and affect many people.
The long-running saga of a Blueskin Bay wind farm is riven with disappointment.
Love them or loathe them - political polls are a big part of the run-up to New Zealand elections. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters might, as he did last week, call them ''junk science''.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been universally admired around the world for championing the rights of the Burmese people. She sacrificed her family life, her freedom and, sometimes, her health, in her...
It has been an agonising journey for Cantabrians, the Anglican Church and the Government alike, but now the fate of the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Cathedral has finally been decided: it will...
Dunedin City Council staff decided earlier this year to buy the ailing Sammy’s building, and councillors have subsequently decided to ask the public for their views on the future of the building.
The pressure on Strath Taieri Community Board member Bevan Dowling to resign is growing, and rightly so.
It is interesting how much can get achieved in the heat of an election campaign.
Water is one of the hot topics this election, and is becoming one of the issues of our time.
Should we talk about suicide? If so, how should we talk about suicide? And will doing so have any effect at all on reducing the number of New Zealanders taking their own lives and help ease - or...
"Sometimes we just don't say the right thing.''
The 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, marked last week, renewed the contradictions and contrasting views surrounding the woman dubbed Britain’s "people’s princess".
It does not seem hyperbolic to state the "Jacinda effect" is becoming a tsunami.
The latest police victim statistics for Otago paint another grim picture about alcohol-fuelled crime.
Increased sanctions on North Korea failed to stop the rogue nation launching a missile over Japan earlier this week.
Growth is good. It is reassuring to see businesses booming, investors spending, workers gainfully employed, economic conditions favourable, the outlook positive, and society reaping the rewards.