Vaughan Elder

Call for north end cameras

Call for north end cameras

A Dunedin city councillor is calling for video surveillance of the student quarter as a way of preventing out-of-control vandalism.

Greens face binge drinking criticism

Greens face binge drinking criticism

The Green Party is under fire for supporting binge drinking after challenging Dunedin supporters to beat MP Gareth Hughes at a game of ''beer pong''.

Law hinders liquor ban

Law hinders liquor ban

A law change means it would be next to impossible for the Dunedin City Council to introduce a liquor ban to curb student mischief in the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

Botanic Garden staff see red on parties

Botanic Garden staff see red on parties

A crackdown on out-of-control drinking in North Dunedin has pushed student parties into the Dunedin Botanic Garden, leaving garden staff to clean up the mess.

Complaints over exposure incidents

Police are investigating after at least two cases of young men allegedly exposing themselves in the University of Otago's central library.

War of words breaks out over Invermay jobs

War of words breaks out over Invermay jobs

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Dunedin North MP David Clark are accusing each other of playing fast and loose with numbers over job losses at AgResearch.

City's smart money in exporting education

City's smart money in exporting education Dunedin aims to double the value international education brings to the city to $330 million a year by 2023. Tertiary Education reporter Vaughan Elder looks at how they plan to meet this aim and what international students bring to the city.

Helicopters Otago earns safety award

Helicopters Otago earns safety award

Winning a Civil Aviation Authority safety award came as a surprise for Helicopters Otago chief executive Graeme Gale.

Southern museums missing out, director tells council

Southern museums missing out, director tells council

Otago Museum is doing well but Dunedin residents are suffering because almost all government cash for museums goes to the North Island.

Three elected to OUSA executive

Three elected to OUSA executive

The Otago University Students' Association(OUSA) has three new executive members after a mass by-election followed a string of resignations.