It came as a nasty surprise to Christchurch and, when a major earthquake happens one day in Dunedin, it will come as a shock here too.
Time is money, and every passing month seems to add more to the cost of building and buying a home in Dunedin.
As we mark Mental Health Awareness Week, it is worth revisiting a report earlier this year that highlighted a potential looming crisis in the wake of Covid-19.
Our border is the first line of defence against the global pandemic and it is crucial it is sustainably managed for our long-term safety and future prosperity.
Welcome back to life at Covid-19 Alert Level 1. We have been here before and we are in no hurry to go back to where we were.
Those who have spent years advocating for oral health services to be properly funded from the public purse to allow equitable access must wonder if that day will ever come.
The University of Otago should be heartened by the response to now-abandoned talk of capping how many students it accepts into medicine using its Mirror on Society selection policy.
We knew it was coming from the first weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown but that does not mean the sting was removed from the all-but-inevitable news.
Well done, Aotearoa. You are doing your bit to highlight and revitalise one of the official languages of this beautiful whenua.
The pings, dings and electronic whistles some of us heard over afternoon tea on Monday were the sound of an economic boost that seemed a long time coming.
"I don't know, am I my brother’s keeper?" Cain, disingenuously, told God when quizzed about the whereabouts of his brother Abel.
WWF once stood for entertainment. Big blokes in silly outfits playing outrageous characters and taking part in highly physical, but staged, fights made the World Wrestling Federation a global...
First came Facebook. Then YouTube, Reddit, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat — the list of social media platforms that changed the way many of us consume information and entertainment grows by the year.
By late yesterday, 40 people were still missing presumed drowned off the coast of Japan. As the search resumed, families in three countries waited for news of a miracle.
Matariki should be made a public holiday. It is at least as relevant as the holidays we have and it has much more potential to help us further express what it means to be a New Zealander.
Frustrated local government leaders say they want more time to get the big jobs done. We should hear them out — but they must convince us that more time is the answer to what ails them.
There are many unanswered questions about news the police have been quietly setting up a facial recognition system which could take a live feed from closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras.