Councillor Christine Garey has been appointed Dunedin's new deputy mayor.
Rural Papua New Guinea is a tough place to get dental care for your child - but that could soon change, a University of Otago dental student on her way to becoming the country's first paediatric...
Environmental organisation Greenpeace has waded into the debate around cuts to academic staff at the University of Otago's marine science department, saying they could be ''detrimental'' to...
Otago Polytechnic has almost completed a review of its critical incident procedures, after identifying failings in a response to a person who turned up at the Dunedin School of Art allegedly...
The former head of five University of Otago halls of residence is calling for compulsory resident adviser (RA)-to- student ratios in a new code of conduct for tertiary providers.
The University of Otago has denied it has plans for an aquarium or marine institute on the waterfront - despite Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull saying the university is still interested in the development.
Plans to cut academic jobs from the Department of Marine Science are "disconcerting" and a shock to iwi members who regularly collaborate with scientists, a Puketeraki marae elder says.
First there was Bird of the Year - and now the "Bird News Network" (BNN), set up in time for the annual competition, is taking off.
A prizegiving concert last night was especially significant for St Kilda Brass as a new musical director was officially welcomed and four new copper timpani drums were put into use.
The Rail and Maritime Transport Union and the Maritime Union of New Zealand have settled their two-month dispute with Port Otago.
The Tertiary Education Union has hit out at proposed staff cuts at the University of Otago, saying the depth of marine and climate change knowledge at the Department of Marine Science is worth more...
Aurora Energy is investigating reports of street lights going out between Mosgiel and Port Chalmers.
Emergency services have been called out to a two-car crash in Corstorphine this evening.
Three academic staff members may lose their jobs at the Department of Marine Science at the University of Otago, in a bid to reduce the department's $4.2 million deficit.
A community clean-up of North Dunedin will be held on the weekend, at the request of parents of university student Sophia Crestani.
It is not everyone's cup of tea, but an outgoing Dunedin city councillor says the 116km journey from Middlemarch to Dunedin with the wind on her back is the perfect way to celebrate the end of her...
The University of Otago community is "in grief'' after the death of a second-year student at a crowded flat party at the weekend, the vice-chancellor says.
The presentation to Parliament of a petition to end the "forced swim test" has not changed the University of Otago's view the practice has value.
A Corstorphine Rd resident is being hailed a hero after helping put out a fire following a serious car crash outside his home.
One person has sustained critical injuries and another serious injuries after a car crashed into a pole at high speed in Corstorphine tonight.