University of Otago staff who avoided campus on the day of the recent gun threat will pay for their caution with a day of annual leave.
The University of Otago is bungling the closure of its design school and making promises it cannot keep, students say.
Another bout of strong winds and hot, dry weather forecast for today has Otago firefighters on the alert.
Otago students have issued a lukewarm endorsement of the national students' association in a referendum that ended yesterday.
As work begins to extract 19th-century cobbles from Duke St, the Dunedin City Council says they may find a new home at a Jetty St pedestrian walkway.
Forty-one new Department of Conservation roles have been created to build more of the public-private partnerships that were central to the department's 2013 restructuring.
The Aramoana salt marsh will soon be locked away behind a ''hoon''-proof gate if local conservationists get their way.
University of Otago domestic students face a 3% increase on ''already huge'' tuition fees for next year, meaning more than $900 more per year for some courses.
The University of Otago will decide if it wants to take a stand against the fossil fuel industry at its council meeting today.
Eleven rogue anglers been caught fishing illegally in a ''disappointing'' start to Otago's fishing season, Otago Fish & Game says.
Five Otago and Southland conservation projects have been awarded more than $300,000 in the second year of an annual government fund, Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner announced yesterday.
Former prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer spoke to more than 200 people at the University of Otago last night, addressing ''the most important environmental issue the planet faces'' - climate change.
New Zealand could still face multimillion-dollar lawsuits over its domestic legislation even under pared-back provisions of the massive trade agreement signed yesterday, critics say.
New Zealand is shirking its obligations on climate change and letting down its Pacific Island neighbours in the process, Emeritus Prof Sir Alan Mark says.
After a drawn-out battle over membership in the national student body, Otago students will vote on the matter in a referendum this week and may rejoin the organisation.