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It was standing room only as locals packed the Tarras community hall last night to hear about the town's potential as a flight destination.
Photonics uses light for sensing, manufacturing, and transmitting information, much in the same way electronics rely on electrical signals.
The government is being called on to move potentially toxic waste from a disused Southland paper mill which flooded over the weekend, and exact payment from mining giant Rio Tinto later.
The politics of pedestrianisation has meant Dunedin City Council's straightforward plan to trial non-vehicular zones was never going to be simple.
In February, 3949 people were claiming the benefit in the region, but only three months later that had soared to 5686.
Employment in the region is expected to fall 25.2 percent, with lower-wage earners bearing the brunt, but the mayor argues the council is already working to curb that.
Two orchard workers, who laughed as they sexually violated a woman they had abducted, have been jailed.
There are fears Aurora Energy's $400 million upgrade to its network will disproportionately affect those least able to afford it.
Police have defended the numbers, saying dogs are never used lightly, but advocates say the trauma exacerbates an already delicate situation.
After 20 years of no progress, now is the time to construct a highway that bypasses Woodend, the AA says.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has laid out the "sobering, chilling" reality the district faces due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Former doctor Venod Skantha has been sentenced to at least 19 years behind bars for the murder of 16-year-old Amber-Rose Rush.
The issue of what to do with 10,000 tonnes of aluminium dross stored in Mataura is causing a quandary for authorities, but just as vexing is how it came to be there.
Southland Charity Hospital now has a home after being given a tavern operated by the local licensing trust.
It's too early to count the cost of last week's flooding, but it'll be significant with the repairs to Milford Road alone costing millions of dollars to fix, authorities say.
The small Otago community of Middlemarch is gutted after a vital tourist train route was cut from the town.
The Otago Daily Times is reviewing Garrick Tremain's future with the publication and will not publish any of his cartoons until the review is complete. Audio
Dunedin teenager Amber-Rose Rush was stabbed to death in her bed in February last year. Almost 22 months on, a jury has convicted her one-time friend Venod Skantha of her murder.
Amber-Rose Rush's sister sounded warnings about her friendship with her accused killer in the months before she died.
Dunedin students say the flat party culture has grown in response to Otago University acting as the fun police and clamping down on student pubs and bars. Video
Property values have levelled off but there are high rental costs, low-wage workers resorting to sharing beds and issues for neighbouring Central Otago.
Residents of a former Queenstown camping ground may be homeless after being evicted to make way for a billion-dollar development.
Staff say that they felt humiliated, intimidated and that there were unsafe work practices and theft at Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women's Refuge.
Dunedin police have sent a warning to the city's motorists after a series of concerning drink driving incidents over the weekend.
About 90 people have handed in firearms at the first buyback in the Southern district - an area where 10 percent of the population are firearms owners.