A fallen tree was no match for the efficiency of Invercargill firefighters early today.
A Dunedin family will achieve a rare treble today at the University of Otago’s latest graduation ceremonies.
The University of Otago has appointed its first lecturer in chaplaincy, the Very Rev Dr Graham Redding, amid a growing national shortage of chaplains.
The marsh crake, a small, well-camouflaged bird seldom seen near Dunedin, has recently been reported in the Tomahawk Lagoon area.
Scientific detective work suggests part of China was once a close neighbour of our home continent Zealandia.
The Edinburgh of the South proved a hit for about 100 people who staged a Scottish gathering at the weekend.
University of Otago graduates have been urged to take the time to stop and think, and help solve some of the world’s big problems.
After an enforced break through Covid-19 disruption last year, the University of Otago Capping Sextet was back in action during the latest capping events in Dunedin at the weekend.
A car and a small section of hedge were damaged in a fire in Waitaki overnight.
University of Otago graduate Craig Bunt has been made the inaugural professor of Otago’s agricultural innovation programme.
Aucklander Gavin Chai has made a small but important piece of history in Dunedin - the first artist in more than 140 years to win three award categories at the same Otago Art Society exhibition.
Thick fog across parts of coastal Otago delayed two boat arrivals and caused early flight disruption at Dunedin Airport.
Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jonathan Lemalu has been happily reunited with his first singing teacher, Honor McKellar.
Some Dunedin bus drivers yesterday laid a simple, improvised wreath at their workplace Anzac commemoration, transferring the usual wreath money to a veterans’ charity.
Otago Museum staff joined forces with the University of Otago yesterday in a series of hands-on events aimed at raising community awareness about Covid-19 vaccination.
Researchers have found evidence of ancient kumara near Dunedin, overturning the orthodox view that the climate was too cold for the tuber’s use south of Banks Peninsula.
A sharp-eyed paramedic may have helped prevent a potential disaster by spotting a drone flying close to the Dunedin Hospital helipad as a helicopter was about to take off.
Humpback whales have been spotted feeding enthusiastically on a school of fish off Taiaroa Head.
A South Island rescue helicopter came close to catastrophe last night when it nearly collided with a drone.
London Street’s uphill lane was blocked for some time yesterday after a two-car crash at the intersection with Stuart St, in Dunedin.