After losing against the Crusaders last week, the Highlanders rugby team are hoping to apply lessons learned when they face the Melbourne Rebels on Friday night.
The match will be the first since the start of the University year and players are hoping for some extra motivation from a crowd of cheering students.
Plenty of people across the South are dreaming of winning big tonight with Lotto's $42 million Powerball set to be drawn in a few hours.
Business has been brisk for one of Otago's luckiest Lotto outlets, with some customers hoping the store's past success will increase their chances.
The site of the Dunedin hospital build was blessed on Tuesday afternoon, ahead of the demolition phase which is set to begin this week.
Health Minister David Clark says the Government is living up to its promise to begin the earth-working phase by September's general election.
A well-travelled ladies hand warmer from the 19th century, which is now on display in the Otago Museum, has been visited by a descendant of the original owner
Canadian donor Laurie Hardy travelled to Dunedin to see the rare 19th century emperor penguin skin muff, which had earlier made 'the long journey home' back to Dunedin from North America.
Memorial Park in Mosgiel was the place to be on Sunday with the annual Party in The Park entertaining a crowd of hundreds.
Organisers say, after their experiment to hold the event at a nearby sports field, they're happy to have returned to their original location.
The colour, the sights, and - above all else - the sounds, made Bland Park anything BUT, during the Waitati Music Festival on Saturday.
More than 1,000 people made the most of 12 hours of nonstop music across three stages -- in a genre-bending line-up, that included everything from poetry and folk, to dance music, punk rock and reggae.
The Dunedin City Council voted unanimously for proposed changes to the bylaws governing footpath use to go to public consultation.
A report from staff on changes to the Mobile Trading bylaw was presented to councillors on Monday afternoon's council meeting.
A new mural being painted in central Dunedin hopes to push a serious health message out into the wider community.
Dunedin artist Guy Howard-Smith is painting a huge mural, with a smokefree message, on the side of an office building in Great King Street.
Four runners managed to beat the bells, at this year's race around the University Of Otago Registry building.
Hosted by the Hill City-University athletic club as part of Orientation, the objective of the race is to circle the clock tower within the time it takes to chime 12.
One of Dunedin's major furniture stores says the Covid-19 virus is delaying its orders from China.
My Mate John’s Furniture Warehouse imports most of its stock from China, and the company's director says they're already experiencing delays.
A Italian tourist whose van broke down near Tapanui has now got a farming job and become part of the local community.
Alberto Candido found himself on an unexpected adventure, helping out with the community’s response when flood hit two weeks ago.
Beautiful landscapes feature in several of Elizabeth Jenkins' paintings, and now she has created her own on Otago peninsula.
The painter moved from Christchurch after the earthquakes, and she's spent the last five years creating a piece of paradise at Dunedin's Harington Point.