Having grown up in Osaka, Japan, Takako Kimura is used to queuing, and it is just as well, because yesterday she was last in a line, stretching several hundred metres, to get her new University of Otago student identification card.
The chimes tolled for Todd Mansfield yesterday as the Dunedin-based sprinter achieved his goal; winning the University of Otago clock tower race and breaking the record in the process.
Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt has vowed the ‘‘show must go on'' despite being asked to take a break by council staff, concerned he might be burning out.
Orientation may be a time to let your hair down, but for the organisers of the event it was a case of putting your head down and working hard.
A ‘‘Transit camp'' is how MP describes the University of Otago students in his Dunedin North electorate.
Working for a minimum wage, cleaning out scum from a Hamilton water tank may not be everyone's ideal job, but it was just one of the many thousands of jobs students find each year with Student Job Search.
Dunedin police are spearheading a campaign asking students to lock their doors and windows following a spate of burglaries from the student area last week.
An internet video of a Dunedin skateboarder reaching speeds of 60kmh, passing traffic and travelling on the wrong side of the road has shocked police.
The driver of an SUV who allegedly knocked down a Dunedin City Council parking officer yesterday after being issued with a ticket, then drove into the officer as he left the scene.
Noel and Nola Stanaway solved jigsaws when they were courting and, approaching their 40th wedding anniversary, they are still doing it.
Stewart Island interests are considering an ambitious $35 million proposal to eradicate rats, feral cats and possums from the island.
New carriages with increased seating capacity are expected to begin operating on the Taieri Gorge Railway this October, to help meet increasing demand from cruise ship passengers.
The proposal to make Stewart Island predator free is opposed by deer hunters.