Retired archivist Stuart Strachan is "extraordinarily concerned" at suggestions that Archives New Zealand is paying 67% of its budget in "imposed central costs" to the Internal Affairs Department.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is ''delighted'' the museum has gained two lottery grants totalling $350,000, for projects marking 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Maori and...
Dunedin firm Packit Packaging, which makes plastic food containers, has been praised by the plastics industry for its innovative public trial, launched in the city yesterday, to encourage recycling...
Geologists have begun the first in-depth scientific study of the Hyde Fault, and its potential to cause significant earthquake damage to Dunedin's unreinforced masonry buildings.
University of Otago researcher Dr Lynnette Jones is keen to see a gymnasium added to the planned new Dunedin Hospital complex, because of the big health benefits for patients arising from physical...
High-needs patients with multiple social disadvantages need better access to primary health care, a study shows.
Former All Black captain and business leader David Kirk is optimistic about Dunedin's future as a top regional city, and says "liveability'' is a key factor.
ACC'S proposed navigation service is a "step in the right direction'' but more resources are needed, if the corporation is to restore its public credibility, ACC campaigner Denise Powell says.
Two teams of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum staff are making good progress in catching up with a backlog of about 2000 donated artefacts that are to be formally included in the museum collection.
Internal fire alarms repeatedly rang out as firefighters backed up by seven fire engines and other vehicles last night fought a fire at the Harraway and Sons plant in Green Island.
''Larger than life character'', nationally prominent accountant and leading Dunedin figure Graham Crombie was farewelled yesterday.
Dunedin resident Sophie Barker yesterday appealed to an international audience through BBC World News for people to better appreciate New Zealand's threatened and unpopular red-billed seagulls.
Visiting American researcher Ben Nicholson says a rare 19th-century flintlock revolving rifle held at the Otago Museum has high historical significance.
Policymakers and planners should include accessible green spaces when designing housing environments, to boost the well-being of our ageing population, a University of Otago study suggests.
Forty-five scientists and marine policy officials are meeting at the University of Otago amid moves to use the Commonwealth's collective power to counter the threat of ocean acidification.
Annual pipe band contests held in Dunedin at the weekend proved successful and were also a big hit with cruise ship visitors in the Octagon on Saturday.
Dublin-born Prof Sonja Tiernan has been appointed to the University of Otago's Eamon Cleary Chair of Irish Studies.
Despite New Zealand having one of the world's highest drowning rates, only about a quarter of our primary schools offer the recommended minimum amount of swimming instruction, Chris Button says.
Future international students will pay $55,200, a 20% increase, to undertake a University of Otago master of business administration degree, reflecting its top ranking among New Zealand MBAs.
Becoming a New Zealand citizen in Dunedin yesterday was a ''milestone'' for Bangladesh-born scientist Shyamal Das and several close family members.