Research to develop a novel white crown for drill-free treatment of childhood dental disease is among University of Otago studies backed by $1.74million in feasibility grants.
Seven years after going "out on a limb" to save a rare 19th-century worker’s cottage, Dunedin heritage campaigner Ann Barsby is frustrated about delays in bringing it home.
New Zealand's chief archivist has written to the Dunedin City Council chief executive over risks to sensitive property records held in a basement near water and sewerage pipes.
Recommendations in the Climate Change Commission’s final report are likely to mean win-win benefits for agriculture, transport and health, Dunedin researchers say.
Dunedin brain researcher Prof Cliff Abraham is "cautiously hopeful" about the first new Alzheimer’s drug to be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration in nearly 20 years.
A new Beacon School approach for Dunedin deaf and hard of hearing pupils at Halfway Bush could be adopted elsewhere, thanks to a positive response.
In their 75th anniversary year, University of Otago geographers have garnered half of a group of prestigious national geography awards.
Thousands of people swarmed into three George St malls over the long weekend, and staging the Port Chalmers Artisan Markets there brought benefits to all.
No-one was seriously hurt but a section of SH93 was partly blocked after a ute towing a caravan hit a bank, south of Clinton today.
Emerita Prof Carolyn Burns was "shocked" and humbled when she learnt she was being made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
After Everest, have a rest.
One person was killed and two seriously injured people were flown to Dunedin Hospital by rescue helicopter yesterday after two separate motorcycle crashes only seven minutes apart in rural Otago.
At least two occupants of a car escaped with minor injuries when the vehicle rolled down a bank at Waikawa Valley, Southland, yesterday evening.
A new era which will include faster jet ski rescues by Otago surf lifesavers is starting, thanks to a $23,000 donation organised by Dunedin firms.
A Dunedin poultry club was "staring down the barrel" of a big financial loss last weekend, as Ashburton flooding meant many birds entered in a national show had to take flight.
Former Gaza Strip resident Ahmed Abusaleeq has overcome "challenging and frustrating" difficulties to navigate his way into the New Zealand university system and become an Otago medical student.
A record surge in entries put the judging panel for the Otago Museum Photography Competition under added pressure yesterday.
Some anxieties about teaching the country’s new history curriculum surfaced at a professional development hui in Dunedin yesterday.
After their trial by flood water, members of Ashburton College’s Phoenix Chorus were musically stronger when they left Dunedin for home yesterday.
Work to develop a smart bioactive toothpaste, to reduce visits to the dentist, is among University of Otago research projects funded by new Health Research Council grants.