More than 30 former University of Otago Robert Burns Fellows will gather on campus later this week to mark the 60th anniversary of the prestigious literary fellowship.
This work, titled Sisters Communing, is part of an exhibition of the same name which will open at the Hocken Library on September 15 marking the achievement of women's suffrage 125 years ago.
About half a dozen bicycles were repaired and awareness was raised about do-it-yourself bicycle repairs during an event at the University of Otago campus yesterday.
Dunedin barrister and researcher Warren Forster is ``frustrated'' ACC plans to introduce a new claims approval process without being fully transparent about the predictive modelling being used.
A novel University of Otago study has highlighted the value of sleep as a ``promising'' way to counter an epidemic of overweight and obesity among New Zealand children.
About 40 Dunedin people revelled in the chance to celebrate a Father’s Day with a difference, by taking part in an organised car "cruise" to Balclutha yesterday.
Three people received minor injuries in a crash north of Lumsden in Southland this morning.
First Church interim moderator the Rev Graeme Munro is praising the "wonderful" financial support the church received, as scaffolding has come down, marking the end of a $500,000 restoration...
Otago Museum staff broke new ground in science communication recently, by flying to Niue, in the Pacific, with a science showcase exhibition highlighting the risks posed by climate change.
A University of Otago survey of young student drinkers highlights the need to "tackle the underlying culture" and peer group pressures that promote excessive drinking, Dr Kirsten Robertson says.
Dunedin ACC campaigner Denise Powell is "disappointed" ACC has not more fully improved its complaints service since a critical report from the Office of the Auditor-general in 2014.
The Tahuna Normal Intermediate School hall was yesterday filled with school pupils and impressively rhythmical music as the ninth annual Dunedin Ukulele Kids' Jam began.
Their big success in winning the Otago finals of Bandquest this week is still sinking in for four young musicians from Bathgate Park School, who together comprise rock group Tawhaki.
New Zealand has ''no room for complacency'' over tuberculosis risks, despite our success in largely eliminating the disease among pakeha, medical researcher Dr Ayesha Verrall says.
Prolonged applause followed a lively performance by John McGlashan College rock group Amplified at the Rockshop Bandquest music contest in Dunedin last night.
A big international conference that began at Otago Museum yesterday is expected to provide positive benefits for the museum, Dunedin, and New Zealand's overall conservation efforts.
Otago Museum is celebrating its 150th anniversary with an unusual exhibition based on one pun and 500 objects, many of them quirky.
More than 60 years after losing her older brother, SAS Corporal Allister ("Buck") Buchanan, in 1957, Kathy Wright will see him finally return home today at a graveside service in Invercargill.
Otago Museum staff are "abuzz with excitement" after the museum was shortlisted for four awards, museum director Dr Ian Griffin says.
About 2000 native trees will be planted in Dunedin over the next month, to honour the men and women of the New Zealand Defence Forces.