Brenda Harwood

Help us 'break through': scientists

Help us 'break through': scientists

A Dunedin-based research team, working on a cure for type 1 diabetes, is reaching out for support.

Pleased to return to normal routine

Pleased to return to normal routine

For Dunedin teenager Shania Fox (16) there is great satisfaction in starting the school year alongside her peers this week.

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

It sounds like a personal ad: ''desperate researcher seeks healthy older ambidextrous people for study''.

Bowie fans study star this summer

Bowie fans study star this summer

University of Otago Summer School students taking a ''whirlwind tour'' through the music of David Bowie, paused last week to celebrate the singer's birthday.

Frustration at sign slip-up

Frustration at sign slip-up

Frustrated Port Chalmers residents will finally see 30kmh speed restriction signs installed in George St next week, after a month-long delay caused by human error. 

Focus on Antarctic architecture

Focus on Antarctic architecture

The development of Antarctic architecture, from purely functional to futuristic, imaginative and speculative design, is highlighted in an international touring exhibition now showing at Otago Museum.

Sock-for-diabetics study

Sock-for-diabetics study

The humble sock and its potential benefits for people with diabetes are the subject of a new research project at the University of Otago department of clothing and textile sciences.

Graduates make the cut for iD

Graduates make the cut for iD

Graduation day was doubly exciting for six standout Otago Polytechnic fashion design graduates, who have been selected to show their collections in next year's iD Dunedin fashion shows in April.

Help for shelter

Help for shelter

The Dunedin Night Shelter Trust can breathe a sigh of relief, after a flood of donations arrived to cover a funding shortfall over Christmas.

Top awards for Mosgiel scouts

Top awards for Mosgiel scouts

Mosgiel Scout Group is celebrating the achievements of three of its members, whose commitment, service and bravery have earned them top awards.