The first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste was marked in Dunedin with a display of commonly wasted foods.
Ecologist Prof Sir Alan Mark and Patricia, Lady Mark have given $250,000 to the University of Otago Ecology Fund and the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The Otago Seafarers’ Centre remains locked because of pandemic restrictions, but centre volunteers are busy creating care packages for visiting seamen and helping connect them with their families.
New Zealand should not consider itself a small, little-known country but should speak out more in its international interests, a University of Otago international relations specialist says.
A newly-released study makes a strong case for lung cancer screening in this country and brings it closer to reality, researchers say.
New Zealand should implement a wastewater monitoring system to boost protection against hidden Covid-19 clusters and asymptomatic carriers, a University of Otago academic says.
Strong emotions were roused as several perspectives on compassion were offered during a discussion on the end of life choice referendum at the University of Otago yesterday.
More than 200 people took part, most of them online, in a symposium devoted to climate change, community and research in the creative arts, at the Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic at the...
University of Otago researchers are cautiously predicting that most voters will support the End of Life Choice Act in next month’s assisted dying referendum.
University of Otago researchers are cautiously predicting that most voters will support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 in next month’s assisted dying referendum.
Poet laureate David Eggleton and former Dunedin resident, poet and publisher Michael O’Leary (pictured) were among a group of poets who celebrated city visual artist John Francis in a poetry...
Police were called to disperse a large group of tertiary students who had thronged to a flat in North Dunedin this afternoon.
A cyclist has been taken to hospital after coming off his bike in Dunedin.
Twenty high-achieving young University of Otago graduates have been given inaugural "20Twenties" alumni awards.
An Otago Peninsula seascape image titled Back Wash has swept photography student Oscar Hetherington to a $10,000 international photography prize.
Otago Polytechnic deputy chief executive, learning and teaching services, Oonagh McGirr explains the origins of a Student Voice Symposium-Te Reo Tuatahi, which began at the polytechnic on Thursday.
A 20m-high scaffolding tower has just been built inside St Paul’s Cathedral, Dunedin, aimed partly at repairing recent fire damage.
New Dunedin research has highlighted the value of increased physical exercise in protecting the heart health of people with diabetes.
Dunedin has been hit by extensive street light outages, and there are also reports of possible more general power cuts in some suburbs.
Dunedin research into 4000-year-old evidence of a disease which remains highly infectious has highlighted the need to avoid complacency over Covid-19.