Olivia Caldwell

Bring back the fleas, scientist suggests

Bring back the fleas, scientist suggests

The dirty state of Lake Hayes' could be the result of Coronet Peak's sewerage system and residential septic tanks, Otago University freshwater scientist Dr Marc Schallenberg says.

Cold impairs lung function

Cooler bedroom temperatures are harming children's lungs, a University of Otago study has found.

Green Island residents urged to report suspicious behaviour

Police are asking Green Island residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious characters in the neighbourhood after a series of daytime burglaries over the past week.

Fish and Game may take action

Fish and Game Otago will take legal action against the Otago Regional Council if it is not consulted during consent processes.

Strategy targets golfing tourists

Strategy targets golfing tourists

Queenstown, the jewel in New Zealand's golfing crown, will benefit the most from Tourism New Zealand's $2 million investment in golf.

Common sense key to railway safety

Use your train brain is the key message former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is driving this Rail Safety Week.

Attitude the key to success, new principal tells pupils

Attitude the key to success, new principal tells pupils

Taieri College welcomed its new principal, David Hunter, yesterday morning with a powhiri and the official hand-over ceremony.

Study puts spotlight on obesity

Study puts spotlight on obesity

Obesity is creeping up on smoking as one of New Zealand's biggest health burdens, a recent Ministry of Health study shows.

Top writer to speak

Top writer to speak

International bestseller United States crime writer Kathy Reichs will be visiting Dunedin next month to begin her nationwide tour to promote Bones of the Lost, her latest Temperance Brennan forensic thriller.

Veteran finds much changed

Veteran finds much changed

A lot had changed when Bill Mulhall returned to Korea for the first time in 51 years.