Timothy Brown

Big rise in serious disciplinary matters

Big rise in serious disciplinary matters

The number of serious disciplinary matters at the University of Otago almost doubled over the past two years.

Fewer cheats dealt with

The number of University of Otago students dealt with for alleged dishonest practices plunged 42% last year.

'They were awesome, every single one'

'They were awesome, every single one'

More than 1000 children competed in the Weet Bix Kids TRYathlon at Memorial Park in Mosgiel yesterday.

Visit by father of surfing marked

Visit by father of surfing marked

Dozens of surfers took to St Clair Beach yesterday to mark the centenary of Duke Kahanamoku's visit to Dunedin.

Aim to tighten uni-OUSA bonds

Aim to tighten uni-OUSA bonds

College of Education operations manager Debbie Downs has been appointed chief executive of the Otago University Students' Association.

Domestic student roll up

Increasing domestic student numbers and a $16.1 million surplus were dampened by another year of declining numbers of international students, the University of Otago council meeting heard this week.

Call for emphasis on transparency

Political parties need to place greater emphasis on transparency when filing electoral returns, political commentator Dr Bryce Edwards says.

Family of victim stay in hospital

The family of a 5-year-old Oamaru girl killed near Moeraki on Saturday remained in Dunedin Hospital last night.

Slip opens crack on bay road

Slip opens crack on bay road

A 15m crack opened up on Portobello Rd at Turnbulls Bay last night, closing a portion of the road and delaying planned repair work.

Suspects may have Sth Otago links

Suspects may have Sth Otago links

Police say three men wanted over a stabbing in Tainui are believed to have links with South Otago.