New Zealand Fire and Emergency crews burnt down a house in Blanket Bay Rd, Sawyers Bay, as part of a fire practice.
The home had been given to the fire service by a member of the Port Chalmers Volunteer Fire Brigade, who wanted to clear their land.
This year the Dunedin Fringe Festival Trust is celebrating it's 20th year.
But with public events being cancelled nationwide, the festival's director says they've cancelled one major event, and the festival will follow the ministry of health's guidelines in this developing situation.
Twenty-Eight years ago, Peter Grimsey started his first full-time job as a gardener and caretaker for Otago Girls' High School.
He is now their longest serving support staffer, with both staff and students seeing him as an icon of the school.
As the Octagon Experience trial enters its final phase some small scale retailers were happy to see cruise ship passengers dropped off in the Octagon again.
Octagon Market stall holders say they lost a significant amount of business during the earlier stages of the trial.
The Dunedin City Council is spending three million dollars improving road safety outside 15 schools around Dunedin.
But the removal of parking spaces around at least one central city school has upset local businesses.
Queenstown tourism operators are noticing the impact on visitor numbers as Covid-19 virus travel bans come in force around the world.
A new marketing campaigns hopes to lure visitors from less-affected parts of the world to the resort.
Cosplay, comics and contests are set to be on offer at the Edge of the World Expo this weekend.
The convention is to be held at Dunedin's More FM Arena with all proceeds going to a children's charity.
Injured and sick Dunedin wildlife will now travel to and from hospital in an ambulance.
Port Otago has supplied the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital with a new electric Nissan van as a wildlife ambulance.
When it comes to discrimination, Otago Muslim Association president Mohammed Rizwan doesn't mince words.
A year on from the deadly terror attack against Muslims in Christchurch, Mr Rizwan says New Zealand still has a long way to go in terms of religious and racial tolerance.
Eco-activists celebrated their 50th anniversary celebrations of the Save Manapouri Campaign on Sunday.
United by the common goal, 50 years ago environmentalists launched a campaign to protect one of Fiordland's most famous landmarks.
A Candidate has been found to replace The Labour Party's long serving Dunedin South MP Clare Curran, at this year's general election.
Former broadcast journalist and lawyer Ingrid Leary has been named as Labour's choice for the seat, beating out two other candidates.
A year on from the Christchurch mosque attacks, a Dunedin survivor of the shootings says the kindness of a police officer has inspired him to seek to join their ranks.
Dunedin man Mustafa Boztas was shot in the leg multiple times during the shootings which killed 51 people and injured 49 others.