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Some buses are not showing up and others are breaking down.
Pop star Ed Sheeran has turned up the heat on Dunedin's Easter Trading debate, with fears the city will struggle to host 65,000 extra concert goers if the shops are shut.
A whistle-blower has written to the Commerce Commission alleging the Dunedin's power network is heading towards a major collapse.
A Dunedin refugee advocate is setting up her own support centre for the city's Syrian refugees because she believes not enough is being done to help them.
Support services at Otago University are responding to a major increase in calls for help with mental health after a surge of student suicides.
Repairing thousands of dangerous Otago power poles is making the network even more unsafe, says the whistle-blower who revealed the problem.
Council incompetence is to blame for the loss of a waterfront road to coastal erosion, residents of the Southland town of Colac Bay say. Audio
Southland's council has decided to put off a decision on closing Colac Bay's eroding foreshore road.
Otago University will install two dozen security cameras on Dunedin streets in an effort to curb crime by and against students.
Otago regional council has agreed to go against its own policy and step in to keep four Dunedin school bus routes on the road.
Labour's water tax policy is giving National and other parties something solid to fight as they try to blunt Labour's rapid resurgence. Video
A gang member who tried to hide a bag of meth on Dunedin's airport roof has told a court his addiction made him feel invincible.
Brett Paterson, 32, who grew up in the resort town, is among those who have tried but failed to buy a section as prices spiral out of reach. Audio
A Southland town that welcomed hundreds of freedom campers into its main domain is split on whether to expand the area.
Farmers in flood-hit Otago are to get extra government support including rural assistance payments.
Three people are on the shortlist to replace the disgraced Southland MP Todd Barclay after a prominent farmer was rejected.
The cost of a new Dunedin hospital could blow out to $1 billion, three times the previous estimate, a Labour MP says.
The future of a council-owned holiday park is under review, but foreign workers say they can't afford to live anywhere else in the town. Video
A $100 million project to double the size of Queenstown's landmark gondola ride has been challenged as a deadly fire risk. Audio
Public health teams are visiting five primary schools after the discovery of raised lead levels.
The government and a Central Otago council are challenged to do more to stop an invasive water weed investing Lake Dunstan.
New homes in South Dunedin will have to be built up to a metre higher above the ground because of the area's 2015 flood.
They sit next to each other at council meetings, but Horowhenua's mayor says he can only talk to his CEO about work within a new committee.
A red tape tangle has delayed the release of a much-anticipated new strain of rabbit virus by at least a year.
Dunedin's council is launching a public campaign to have the government commit to keeping the hospital in the inner city.