If older people give up driving too soon, they can face possible "serious consequences", including increased risk of isolation and depression, Dr Rebecca Brookland says.
A just-released University of Otago study highlights the need for stronger Government action over sugary drinks, to counter New Zealand's obesity epidemic.
University of Otago researchers are celebrating after gaining $28.5million in the latest Marsden Fund round.
Dunedin's strong support for refugees was praised yesterday but some older refugees still faced a ''language barrier''.
Otago Museum’s outreach teams are building a reputation for going the extra mile to raise awareness of science and technology throughout the country.
Museum staff have overcome an overseas supply glitch which earlier cut tropical butterfly numbers at the museum's Tuhura Tropical Forest.
Deaf education in New Zealand is "at a crossroads'' and further improvements in mainstream education can be achieved by learning from international best practice, Dunedin educationist Denise Powell...
The life-saving potential of a virus that kills cancer is being improved by University of Otago researchers.
A Russian adventurer's latest round-the-world odyssey is to begin, and hopefully end, in Dunedin.
Author and business consultant Julie Fawcett is keen to "put Port Chalmers on the map" by running her Double Up Cruise Ship markets throughout the new cruise ship season.
A motorist whose vehicle was nearly hit by an out-of-control ute in South Dunedin yesterday says the reality of what happened is just starting to sink in today.
Members of the public immediately pitched in to help before emergency services arrived, after an out-of-control utility vehicle seriously injured an electric wheelchair user in South Dunedin yesterday.
Hillside Workshops job numbers in Dunedin could double, to 24, within a year, after a Government decision to refurbish North Island electric locomotives.
One of the best things about last night's Halloween trick or treat visits to houses was the fun of being with friends from the same year 7 class at school.
A wheelchair-user is in a critical condition after a crash involving a vehicle in South Dunedin this afternoon.
If you are an ''extreme knitting'' artist and want to knit a giraffe, look no further than the Otago Museum.
Gaining New Zealand citizenship yesterday was the fulfilment of a dream for Bangladesh-born Dunedin couple Amita Deb and Aparana Sen.
Why are huntaway dogs so good at barking?
Early heavy rain proved no deterrent at a fun family Light Party at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, yesterday, as a record 4500 people poured in, 1000 up on last year.
A Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand conference which ended in Dunedin at the weekend proved a "very positive success'', Dr Lynnette Jones said.