The New Zealand Dental Association has rubbished an Otago academic's suggestion subsidies for dentistry would need to go hand-in-hand with limits on how much dentists can charge.
A Clinic in the University of Otago's Faculty of Dentistry closed yesterday due to high temperatures inside the building - the sixth time this month clinics have been closed.
A young Dunedin man injured in the mosque attacks on Friday tried in vain to save the life of a child who had also been shot by the gunman.
Never in her wildest dreams did Charlotte Flaherty imagine she would retrain, at the age of 44, as a mechanical engineer.
The University of Otago's Campus Watch has extended its safety patrol following the Christchurch mosque shootings - and student groups on campus are keen to make a difference through their...
Accused mosque shooter Brenton Harrison Tarrant's landlords say he was a model tenant, and they saw no warning signs of the horror unleashed in Christchurch on Friday afternoon.
Accused mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant's Dunedin landlords says he was a model tenant, and they saw no warning signs of the horror unleashed in Christchurch on Friday.
An electrical engineering student is undertaking a once-in-a-lifetime project at Otago Polytechnic, as she prepares to programme a $15,000 robotic arm for a young man with cerebral palsy.
From pulling troublesome teeth out with pliers, with whisky to dull the pain, to putting in homemade fillings, New Zealand has a ``long tradition'' of DIY dentistry.
Students are now allowed to leave the University of Otago's Christchurch campus after it was placed in lockdown earlier today.
National Party leader Simon Bridges is adding his voice to the number of local community and business players backing the alternative polytechnic merger proposal put forward by Otago Polytechnic.
From looking after the aquatic environment to creating cardboard circuits, a network of nine schools around Otago Peninsula have become part of a global learning network working on local projects.
Work that Otago Polytechnic is doing with Maori partners in the community is so important it is unlikely to be compromised if a national merger proposal goes ahead, polytechnic leaders say.
The National Addiction Centre director backs an attempt to investigate laws around the sale of alcohol and their impact on Maori, saying the proliferation of liquor outlets in recent years is ...
It was only 11.30am but the music was already pumping, the outfits were colourful, and the vibe was chilled out at the start of the annual Waitati Music Festival on Saturday.
The University of Otago has thrown its weight behind Otago Polytechnic's alternative plan for a national polytechnic merger.
One person was injured when a car crashed into a tree and burst into flames between Waitati and Dunedin this afternoon.
Otago Polytechnic graduands parade down George St yesterday before their graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall.
Police were called to a two-car crash on the corner of Glen Rd and Glen Park Ave in Dunedin tonight.
Graduating from Otago Polytechnic after completing a degree in only a year was possible with the polytechnic's Capable NZ pathways, a student being capped today says.