Wednesday 21st August, 2019

A local GP is saying doctors are reluctant to refer potential bowel cancer patients to the trouble-plagued Dunedin Hospital, in fear a colonoscopy request will be declined.


Wednesday 21st August, 2019

An Abbotsford woman is finally able to thank some of the people who helped her on the night the land fell away and she fled her home.

40 years on from the Abbotsford slip, Suzanne Emslie has been reunited with two of the firefighters who got her and other residents to safety as their homes crumbled into a gaping void.


Tuesday 20th August, 2019

The Coastguard say, "a man who swam away, after driving a car into Otago Harbour, at Broad Bay, was found in a hypothermic state, and risked drowning."


Tuesday 20th August, 2019

Construction of Dunedin's latest co-housing scheme is well under way and should be ready for residents to move in by the end of next year.

Located on the former site of High Street School, the project will have 24 units in total, with all units already sold.


Monday 19th August, 2019

Otago Boys’ High School won the final of the Otago premier schools competition on Saturday, beating King's High School 34-17.

Otago Boys led 10-5 at halftime and pulled away in the second half.


Monday 19th August, 2019

Learning about farming bees and marketing resultant honey has been part of the school term for pupils at Waitahuna School.

The school honey project came about after a local family discovered a large swarm of wild bees in one of the walls of their farm house.


Monday 19th August, 2019

Bayfield High School senior, Eva Hofmans, returned to Dunedin on Sunday bearing a gold medal for rowing.

Only a week ago the 17-year-old was part of a four-woman team whose quadruple sculls crew finished first at the World Rowing Junior Champs in Tokyo.


Monday 19th August, 2019

Fear turned to an outpouring of joy, for a Mosgiel woman, after the dramatic rescue of her dog, from the face of a cliff, on Friday.

Lynda Read was walking Benji, a five-year-old Maltese, around Andersons Bay Cemetery, when Benji dashed off, chasing a furry feed.


Friday 16th August, 2019

About 1200 school pupils from 48 Dunedin and Invercargill schools, are participating in a two-day event, celebrating the Ukulele.

It's the 10th year the event has been run in Dunedin and organisers say it was time to move to a bigger location to celebrate the milestone.


Friday 16th August, 2019

African American writer and activist Elizabeth Eckford has visited Dunedin promoting a book that recalls her experiences.

Including being the first student of colour in a white school in 1957, as de-segregation began in some American states.