If cats have nine lives, the allergens they produce are also a persistent presence in primary school classrooms, a new asthma study finds.
The University of Otago has tightened its policy on scooters, bicycles, skateboards and other mobile transport devices, requiring users to ''disembark'' when entering the campus.
It's Dunedin's billion-dollar business.
Starters Bar management was keen to promote good behaviour and had installed 17 security cameras providing extensive internal and external coverage, a liquor licensing committee heard yesterday.
Dunedin's annual Teddy Bear Hospital, which tries to make hospital visits less anxious for preschoolers, has become increasingly popular.
Otago University commerce and phys ed graduate Shelley Katae urged 270 graduates to help break down the existing system of social privilege in an address at the weekend.
The extraordinary life of University of Otago medical graduate Dr Kenneth Melvin took another turn at the weekend when he graduated with a doctor of medicine degree.
Parts of a more than 50-year-old composite tile roof protecting the Otago Museum's original building in Great King St are showing clear signs of deterioration.
Otago Museum is making health and safety improvements at its workshop, partly in response to stricter workplace safety laws.
Initial preparations for an $850,000 roof repair project at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, in Dunedin, were completed yesterday.
Samoan student Eliana Viali faced some tough times and battled homesickness before completing her bachelor of physiotherapy degree at the University of Otago this year.
Marking the end of the 10-year marathon that was completing her PhD will be a "delightful relief" to Kate Amore.
No-one was hurt when a station wagon apparently left a car park at the Macandrew Bay Boating Club and was submerged in the Otago Harbour this evening.
The Red Cross has refurbished and modernised its Dunedin office, mainly to meet the needs of the growing numbers of former refugees who have settled in the city.
A Magnitude 7 or greater earthquake centred under Hyde, near Dunedin, would be much like the Darfield main shock of 2010 in relation to Christchurch, researchers say.
Local moves can start to counter health problems caused by sugary drinks, even if the Government does not wish to introduce a sugar tax, a Dunedin academic says.
Otago employers and unions have reacted with a mix of "real disappointment'' and approval to changed 90-day employment trial provisions which took effect yesterday.
Memories of the challenging life of trainee nurses came flooding back when members of the Dunedin nursing class of 1969 celebrated their 50th anniversary at the weekend.
Simon Knopp (10), of Dunedin, enjoys his close encounter with moa bones during a visit to the Otago Museum with his grandmother, Gwennyth Anderson, also of Dunedin, at the weekend.
Otago Capping Sextet members (from left, front) Mark Wigglesworth, Ciaran O'Brien, James Smythe; (back) Callum Fisher, Tyler Neumann and Patrick Manning, perform at Hocken Collections, a University...