Frustrations about limited access to electric vehicle rapid chargers in Dunedin may be reduced by the provision of a second rapid charger, on the corner of St David and Cumberland...
Dunedin's appealing diesel electric locomotive heritage was highlighted when three veteran locomotives carried railway enthusiasts from Dunedin to Middlemarch yesterday.
About 120 lovers of diesel electric locomotives arrived in Dunedin from Oamaru by train yesterday afternoon, and hundreds of people are expected to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Japanese-built...
University of Otago researcher Jo-Ann Stanton is part of the world-first use of genomic sequencing in the field, to protect African farmers from a "poverty spiral" caused by crop failures.
Childhood bioarchaeology specialist Sian Halcrow has been selected as the latest recipient of the University of Otago's Carl Smith Medal.
The overall public health goal remains to encourage people to quit smoking, when they are both smoking and vaping, Janet Hoek said yesterday.
University of Otago researchers have picked up a record number of Royal Society research awards.
A Dunedin-based support group which has fought for years to improve access to justice for ACC claimants says it's also been denied justice over membership of a "customer advisory panel".
Dunedin recently hosted three main days of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the University of Otago’s Robert Burns Fellowship. Reporter JohnGibb spoke to one of the reunion...
Rows of solar panels are being installed at Waitati School, in a move which could eventually cut the school’s power bill.
A recent United States conservation victory suggests concerned environmentalists could use the American courts to seek more robust protection for New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s...
University of Otago Prof David Baxter yesterday addressed a national physiotherapy conference and emphasised the need for holistic treatment of individual patients.
University of Otago linguistics lecturer Moyra Sweetnam Evans says NZ should make the learning of Maori language compulsory, to benefit school pupils and save an endangered language.
University of Otago research leader and physicist Richard Blaikie has received a grant of almost $1m to develop a cost-effective way to produce hydrogen gas, as a potential alternative to fossil fuels.
Three Anderson's Bay School pupils put their hands over their mouths in shock when they learned they had won the Otago Daily Times Extra! Otago years 5 and 6 currents events quiz yesterday.
More than 2600 members of the public flocked to the Otago Museum science centre yesterday, enjoying a day of free access to celebrate the museum's 150th anniversary.
A world-first University of Otago study which shows how overmedication is injuring and killing our elderly could help to encourage moves to review and reduce this medication.
University of Otago Maori Students Association Maori Language Week activities are gaining momentum, organiser Tukukino Royal says.
An exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand also highlights the big role played by South Dunedin women in the suffrage battle.
The success of a reunion of University of Otago Robert Burns Fellows, means that their next get-together could come sooner than the usual 10-year interval.