There is "no room for complacency" over the quality of Otago’s rivers and lakes, Fish and Game New Zealand senior environmental planner Peter Wilson warns.
Investigative journalist Nicky Hager is not discouraged by the lack of an official inquiry into claims that civilians were killed in a New Zealand-led SAS raid on two remote villages in Afghanistan.
Several Toitu Otago Museum visitors, including overseas tourists, paid close attention yesterday to Dunedin embroiderers working on a stitched panel for a national ''History of Stitch'' project.
Several wolves, a polar bear, a big Japanese spider crab, and many other creatures will soon have fewer young admirers peering into their Otago Museum glass cases.
Mass singing by about 200 singers from the Sweet Adelines New Zealand women's barbershop chorus made a big impression in the Octagon last night.
A car smashed into a brick wall at the corner of Duke and Cumberland Sts, Dunedin after two vehicles collided shortly before 3pm yesterday.
A warning has been given about the need to improve the protection of precious local government records, housed in a DCC basement, near water and sewage pipes.
Driving rain interrupted the Department of Conservation's live-streaming web cam last week but failed to dampen the international popularity of the royal albatross chick in the spotlight.
A complex University of Otago project to preserve the unique Kiwi character of World War 1 tunnels in France has gained international attention during a major commemoration of World War 1...
Front-line workers responding to the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake who had better personal support networks were just as likely to experience persistent PTSD as others.
A new ticketing system for buses will be introduced in Dunedin and Queenstown next year and will mean a "quantum leap" in technology, and benefits for bus users.
Atheists and the strongly religious have something in common.
A proposed rooftop apartment near Queens Gardens and its distinctive ''folded-fan''shaped roofline were the centre of attention at a Dunedin City Council resource consent hearing.
Experienced project manager David Perry yesterday began a major new role as the university's campus development director.
Sonny Bill Williams has ''done us a favour'' by drawing attention to wider moral issues about money lending when he covered over the BNZ logo on his Blues jersey.
University of Otago Prof Sarah Hook has received a $150,000 grant to develop a radical new way of helping doctors detect antibiotic resistance faster, which could save patients' lives.
University of Otago medical student Fardowsa Mohamed addressed a fundraiser at the Sargood Centre, Dunedin, yesterday to raise funds for the Red Cross Syrian Refugee Appeal.
University of Otago researcher Associate Prof Martin Sellbom is "very optimistic" that a new, evidence-based system for classifying mental health disorders will attract growing support.
Identifying the source of algae that cause lake snow in Lake Wanaka could prove crucial to gaining more funds to research and manage the problem.
A new University of Otago study shows injured Maori face higher rates of long-term disability.