Former long-serving University of Otago chancellor John Ward will gain an "overwhelming honour" when he receives an honorary doctorate of laws at a university graduation ceremony today.
High-achieving economics student Shaun Markham, who will graduate from the University of Otago today, is "very proud and very relieved" to have completed a master of economics degree, with distinction.
Despite some top attractions being closed for several months, the Otago Museum is likely to attract at least 340,000 visitors this financial year, director Dr Ian Griffin says.
Flight, fright and freight.
Older patients can gain big health benefits through a careful review, and reducing the number of medications they are taking, research by University of Otago graduate Dr Nagham Ailabouni suggests.
Construction is continuing on a large self-service petrol station in Portsmouth Dr which will boost the Dunedin profile of cheaper-price fuel supply firm the McKeown Group.
Bus passenger Jacque Ruston had a "frightening" and "freaky" experience on Saturday night when a thrown object smashed the nearby window of a Ritchies bus in Clyde St, Dunedin North.
Microbiologist and immunologist Prof Greg Cook has urged University of Otago graduates not to "settle for second best, and don’t follow the dollars".
Director Sarah Latta (left) and camera operator Sahara Pohatu-Trow film team-mates Michael Glover and Meko Ng at the Dunedin Botanic Garden on Saturday.
About 1260 people will graduate in person from the University of Otago this month on two graduation days that are likely to inject more than $1 million into the Dunedin economy.
This afternoon will cap off years of study for identical twins Renee and Stephanie Oliver when they graduate together from the University of Otago.
Western democracies face ''great uncertainty'' after the United States' withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, but New Zealand should stand its ground and take a strategic approach, a...
The Government announced recently it was formalising its relationship with a University of Otago research centre that has been working on artificial intelligence. Reporter John Gibb spoke to its...
University of Otago students Zoe Williams, Benedict Fleming, Malcolm Jones and Bridget Watson have been awarded national Freemasons university scholarships, totalling $28,000.
New research led by University of Otago scientists indicates there is growing evidence that whale and dolphin-watching activities can adversely affect the marine mammals.
You don’t always get what you want in the Antarctic.
University of Otago researchers hope a new study will raise awareness that some doctors do not always follow the guidelines when prescribing additional medicines to patients already taking a common...
A planned new ACC "navigation" service will help with access to justice issues for claimants but is "most definitely" not the overall solution, ACC campaigner Denise Powell says.
A new Air New Zealand advertisement about a young person flying to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago has attracted more than 260,000 online views since mid-April.
A previously derailed 64-tonne Dunedin Railways locomotive is back on the tracks near Parera, and two carriages are also expected to be returned to the rails so the Taieri Gorge train can return to the city today.