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Many students at the University of Otago’s Carrington College have been buzzing with the challenge of Survivor-style mind games during the coronavirus lockdown.
Dunedin will soon become a key national centre for research into the virus that causes Covid-19 infections, thanks partly to a rare, high-level containment laboratory.
Dunedin churches are using phones and some sophisticated social media initiatives to give help and share religious reflections in the fight against coronavirus, after services were suspended.
Dunedin's foodbanks are continuing to operate under the national lockdown, but with new, safety-conscious procedures and strict precautions against Covid-19.
In one of the quirkiest sidelights of the national coronavirus lockdown, the books in some popular community mini-libraries are being replaced by bears.
The Otago Farmers Market will close for the next four weeks, resulting in a big financial hit for some growers and producers, as the fight against Covid-19 continues.
Pressures from Covid-19 safety restrictions and the need for 11th-hour flight bookings added to stress for some arriving and departing passengers at Dunedin Airport yesterday.
Studying a diary which was written in 1884 has brought Dunedin teacher and researcher Deirdre Cooper closer to her then 14-year-old great-great- grandmother Julia Blackwood.
The Otago Farmers Market was still in action at the weekend, albeit with more gloves, more disinfectant and more social distancing than usual as the fight to contain coronavirus continued.
A hundred properties in Andersons Bay, Dunedin, were without electricity between 11am and 1pm on Saturday while a fault was remedied, Aurora Energy head of external relations Gary Johnson said.
This car went out of control and crashed through a fence at the Anzac Ave bridge in Dunedin at the weekend.
Catholic, Anglican and many other churches are suspending traditional services to comply with a Government ban on gatherings of more than 100 people.
By studying 2500-year-old teeth, Dunedin researchers have helped shed new light on life and gender inequality in Bronze Age China.
Father Chris Christov has become the first priest to be ordained at St Michael the Archangel Antiochian Orthodox Church in South Dunedin.
Rapidly tracing the contacts of people with coronavirus is crucial to attacking a big weak spot in Covid-19, a university academic said.
Dunedin scientists have swiftly adapted overseas technology to help develop a powerful coronavirus test which this week detected the city’s first two confirmed Covid-19 cases.
Coronavrius-related disruption will also add to growing pressures on New Zealand’s mental health system, Corinda Taylor warns.