Some consideration was given by the City Council last evening to the question of introducing fruit barrows in Dunedin.
If New Zealand was an “irredeemably pluvial country” a bit over 30 years ago in former prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer’s mind, what might he call it now?
When exploring the cultures that have the longest living people in different pockets of the world (‘‘Blue zones’’), one of the common trends is that they truly value sleep, writes Deanna Copland.
There were not many bright incidents during the game between Kaikorai and Southern (9 points to nil).
One headline proposal in the review of Queenstown Lakes representation is the abolition of the Wanaka Community Board.
Dunedin woman Yvonne Bohn supports New Zealand nurses’ fight for better pay and work conditions. She knows first-hand the vital role they play.
It is not hard to find controversies about the level of extra learning support for children with learning difficulties in our schools.
Locomotive driver Murray Smith, of Ranfurly, "didn't have time to get scared" when his engine pulling 20 wagons ploughed into a rock fall just north of Hyde early on July 23, 1981.
For something set up as an apolitical organisation, farmer advocacy group Groundswell is having a heck of a political impact.
The Dominion Roads Association is now in course of formation, and the following are the objects: (a) Improvement of the road conditions of the dominion, first consideration being given to main...
The annual football match between the Otago and Waitaki boys' high schools was played at Carisbrook yesterday afternoon in beautiful weather and before a large and highly enthusiastic attendance...
It will be no surprise to anyone in the South with a passing interest in the goings-on at the Southern District Health Board that it is an organisation which lurches from crisis to crisis.
If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me “but you don’t look sick!” I would be a rich woman. Unless one encounters me in the morning, before I’ve put on makeup and had my coffee, I look...
"Inciting violence" should not be the only threshold for defining hate speech in New Zealand, writes Eddie Clark.