Retiring Otago Daily Times reporter John Gibb reflects on more than 36 years as a daily newspaper reporter, more than 33 of those years at the ODT.
Rare and ancient moa footprints, previously on display at Otago Museum, have stepped out of the public gaze so further conservation work can be completed.
People in Otago and Southland are being encouraged to take part in the latest annual nationwide Garden Bird Survey, which starts today and ends on July 4.
Volunteer South has launched new-look Dunedin volunteer awards, to replace earlier and discontinued Otago-wide awards.
A study of last year’s main Covid-19 lockdown highlights the need for the wellbeing of young children to be a key focus in future pandemic planning.
Dunedin researchers have used a laser microscope to shed new light on a century-old dog biscuit used to feed sledge dogs in early Antarctic exploration.
Plans to establish a not-for-profit eating disorder treatment centre have moved much closer to reality through the purchase of a $1.1 million rural property.
A Land Rover handover is looming after previous tensions over ownership of the fire-fighting vehicle have been resolved.
One of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum’s most valuable historical artefacts, the visitation book of Rev Dr Thomas Burns, has been digitised, making its contents more widely available.
So far away and yet so near. During last year’s Covid-19 lockdown, English-born Dr Cathy Cole, a lecturer at the University of Otago Centre for Science Communication, did not have to look far to find a sympathetic family member.
Research to develop a novel white crown for drill-free treatment of childhood dental disease is among University of Otago studies backed by $1.74million in feasibility grants.
New Zealand's chief archivist has written to the Dunedin City Council chief executive over risks to sensitive property records held in a basement near water and sewerage pipes.
Seven years after going "out on a limb" to save a rare 19th-century worker’s cottage, Dunedin heritage campaigner Ann Barsby is frustrated about delays in bringing it home.
Recommendations in the Climate Change Commission’s final report are likely to mean win-win benefits for agriculture, transport and health, Dunedin researchers say.
Dunedin brain researcher Prof Cliff Abraham is "cautiously hopeful" about the first new Alzheimer’s drug to be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration in nearly 20 years.
A new Beacon School approach for Dunedin deaf and hard of hearing pupils at Halfway Bush could be adopted elsewhere, thanks to a positive response.
In their 75th anniversary year, University of Otago geographers have garnered half of a group of prestigious national geography awards.
Thousands of people swarmed into three George St malls over the long weekend, and staging the Port Chalmers Artisan Markets there brought benefits to all.
No-one was seriously hurt but a section of SH93 was partly blocked after a ute towing a caravan hit a bank, south of Clinton today.
Emerita Prof Carolyn Burns was "shocked" and humbled when she learnt she was being made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.