Dunedin research to shed new light on how the sometimes controversial drug ketamine helps counter anxiety and depression is among many newly funded projects.
A pioneering study suggests that South Dunedin’s groundwater is less prone than feared to tidal movements and future sea- level rise.
People in Otago and Southland are being encouraged to take part in the latest annual nationwide Garden Bird Survey, which ends on July 5.
When the world starts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, big agribusiness opportunities will open up for New Zealand, Dunedin geneticist Dr Bruno Santos believes.
The Otago Museum faces "severe financial challenges" and is not covered by some Government lockdown-related support for Te Papa and smaller museums.
The Otago Museum has stepped in to protect its tropical butterfly suppliers in the Philippines from the "financially devastating" effects of the Covid-19 lockdown.
After narrowly escaping demolition in the 1970s, a rare old Dunedin public toilet may soon gain national heritage protection.
Office of GNS Science scientists have played key roles in producing new maps of Zealandia, the world’s largely-submerged eighth continent.
If you want to make steel move like clay, all you have to do is heat it above about 1200degC and hit it with a hammer.
Dunedin juggler and engineer Miguel Nitis enjoys a sunny moment at the Dunedin Botanic Garden, while taking part in a celebration of World Juggling Day.
A 30-year-old man is facing several charges, including dangerous driving, after police deployed spikes to halt a vehicle being driven at speed in Dunback.
Unknown thieves have exposed a group of sea lion pups to potentially "devastating" harm by stealing a fence protecting them at a pool in Hoopers Inlet on Otago Peninsula.
Extensive upgrade work is under way as part of a $100,000 project to replace leaking skylights at St Paul’s Cathedral and refurbish the cathedral organ.
Three people were arrested after Dunedin police, including members of the Armed Offenders Squad, swooped on an address in Wakari earlier today.
Part of Townleys Rd in Kaikorai Valley is closed this morning after a major spill of animal products, which may have reached the Kaikorai Stream.
A 30-year-old man has faced several charges, including dangerous driving, after police deployed spikes to halt a speeding vehicle in Dunback last night.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a suspicious fire in a skip at Logan Park High School early today.
Construction work continues at the University of Otago’s new $49.8million research support facility, which has been named the Eccles Building, after the Nobel Prize winner and former physiology...
Dunedin City Council animal services staff are investigating a dog attack on a Southern Ocean seal visitor to a city beach.