A University of Otago student says she does not remember much of what happened, but she is ''really proud'' of her fiancee and her fiancee's brother for using the internet to get emergency services to her door when she had a seizure on Tuesday afternoon.
Dunedin Airport was the hottest place in Otago yesterday, reaching a high of 28.9degC.
As the University of Otago heads into another round of O Week celebrations, some students will be treated to a different sort of orientation. Reporter Carla Green has more.
With O Week nearing, the offices of the Otago University Students' Association have been a hive of activity.
Bryn Jenkins went to Parliament expecting a fight. But when he got there, he was pleasantly surprised.
After six years of declining student numbers at the University of Otago, it is a renter's market in the most popular student streets of North Dunedin. Carla Green reports on what that means for landlords, and for students.
Police say more suspicious behaviour has been reported in South Dunedin.
Otago Girls' High School year 11 pupils Lucy Pollock (15, left) and Sabrina Swerdloff (14) admire the butterflies in the Butterfly House during an open day for girls at the Otago Museum yesterday.
It's back. The bad smell emanating from the Tahuna wastewater treatment plant has returned "with a vengeance'', a resident says.
Taieri College will reopen tomorrow after a fire in the roof of its hall was contained.
Conservation research is being pushed to the sidelines by this Government, the director of a closing research centre says.
The number of companies drug-testing their employees in Otago has more than doubled over the past four years as the testing net is cast over a widening range of workplaces.
Dunedin has not seen a December day this hot since records began over 50 years ago, soaring to a high of 34.6degC this afternoon.
Dunedin's physio pool reopened yesterday amid uncertainty about its much-heralded and ultimately postponed $1million renovation.
Almost 400 homes were without power on the peninsula this afternoon after the top of a pole on Harington Point Rd was damaged.
Luke Salisbury (11) was one of dozens of children who showed up to a flag-making workshop at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery at the weekend.
A group of about 20 people trailed historian Bill Dacker through Toitu Otago Settlers Museum on Saturday, learning about the Treaty of Waitangi.
After years of conflict and compromise over the proposed cycleway for Dunedin's one-way traffic system, cyclists and business owners alike have greeted the final plan with guarded optimism.
Dunedin officials got a climate change briefing yesterday from an unlikely source: students at the University of Otago.
Founding Otago Polytechnic council member Dawn Ibbotson (101) cuts the birthday cake as the polytechnic celebrates its 50-year anniversary on campus yesterday.