Otago Museum science communicator and university student George Fitzgerald (22) experiences a close encounter with an Asian swallowtail butterfly at the museum's Tropical Forest butterfly house.
About 70 volunteers are making a life-changing difference by delivering library books to Dunedin homes.
A group of writers visited Port Chalmers yesterday as part of a short course, inspired by Dunedin, City of Literature, and which aimed to ''nurture your muse and exercise your writing muscles''.
New University of Otago research into how bacteria and their viruses interact and evolve could help pave the way for smarter health therapies, and counter antibiotic resistance.
Saildrones successfully sail vast distances round the world but are facing their toughest challenges in the Southern Ocean, inventor and adventurer Richard Jenkins says.
Fifty years after starting their training as nurses, a group of old friends was reunited in Dunedin at the weekend, remembering what it was like to be 17 again, and how to giggle.
Parents and school pupils swarmed to a second-hand uniform sale at King’s High School at the weekend on the busiest sale day in recent years.
The Otago Museum will later this year start some physical work on a project costing up to $1 million, to extend its sprinkler system to older parts of the complex.
A seriously-injured motorist was flown to Dunedin Hospital by the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter after a solo vehicle crash on the Lindis Pass-Tarras Rd this evening.
A diesel spill in Queens Drive, Invercargill - and apparently linked to boy racers - resulted in firefighters being alerted after the diesel caught fire and ignited some nearby scrub early today.
Federated Farmers Otago president Simon Davies has welcomed a planned University of Otago study on the human impact of Mycoplasma bovis on farmers and their communities in Otago and Southland.
New Zealand should do more to protect and learn from its wealth of coastal shipwrecks and to reduce overall damage to the ocean, maritime archaeologist Matt Carter says.
This is a story about a rather large chicken, a Dunedin potter and opportunities in the United States.
Ava Schaumann (6), of Dunedin, enjoys taking part in an Old-Fashioned Fun and Games session at the Glenfalloch Gardens, Dunedin, yesterday.
Four young visitors to Dunedin may have been senior secondary school pupils but were heavily outranked in seniority yesterday, when they encountered a 26million-year-old whale fossil.
African butterflies and moths could eventually be added to the array of tropical butterflies at the Otago Museum’s Tropical Forest, after a museum visit to Kenya.
Tapabrata Chakraborti's research is paving the way for a smartphone app enabling tourists to identify "our national treasure" of birds.
Award-winning Dunedin screenwriter David Hay has returned from a "phenomenal" trip to China, where he wrote the script for a full-length black comedy.
Our high quality public health data means New Zealand can tackle a "surprising lack" of costing studies on patients with multiple diseases, a University of Otago academic says.
"Something desperately needs to change" to improve potting mix warning labels, because many people fail to grasp the health dangers, a University of Otago researcher says.