John Gibb

Delving into secrets of youth

They may not have discovered the secret of eternal youth, but researchers in a University of Otago study have found a new way to determine the extent of people's ''biological ageing''.

Free bus transfer considered

Free bus transfer considered

Further free bus transfer is being considered after more complaints about changes to southern Dunedin bus routes.

ORC justifies breach policy

ORC justifies breach policy

Dairy farmers are increasingly likely to face diversion rather than conviction for water quality breaches following a change in Otago Regional Council policy.

Awards for research as early career staff

Awards for research as early career staff

Palmers have done particularly well this year when it comes to the University of Otago's Carl Smith Medal and Rowheath Trust Award.

Exercise linked to productivity

Exercise linked to productivity

People who exercise regularly are also likely to be more productive in the daily rat race.

Woman found dead in Waldronville named

Woman found dead in Waldronville named

Dunedin Police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman was found dead at Waldronville address last night.

People of South Dunedin applaud benefit concert

People of South Dunedin applaud benefit concert

After ''incredibly stressful'' experiences during the recent South Dunedin floods, community members celebrated being together again, at a fundraising concert last night.

Timely appearance

Timely appearance

The Doctor, played by Josh Larkins (16), steps out of the Tardis in the Octagon, Dunedin, yesterday evening, watched by his companion, Michaela Sharp (16, left) and three Daleks (from left) Leo Lublow-Catty (12), Michael Rietveld (11) and Alex Haszard (11).

Teething problems on new bus routes

Teething problems on new bus routes

The start of the new Dunedin southern routes bus service has been accompanied by teething troubles, and community concern about lack of direct bus access to South Dunedin from Green Island.

Dismay group may be 'dumped'

Dismay group may be 'dumped'

The Otago Fish and Game Council is upset a proposed external stakeholders group could be ''dumped'', despite an earlier agreement linked with Environment Court mediation over water plan changes.