Winning a Yachting New Zealand national young leadership award came as a double surprise for Macandrew Bay Boating Club junior coach Polly Wright.
NZ would benefit by becoming more involved in an international initiative which educates school pupils about climate change, a University of Otago PhD student says.
Kaikorai Valley College urban concept farm manager Nicola Rushbrook holds Barnevelder heritage chicken Myrtle during a visit to the farm by participants in a day-long Enviroschools hui.
A 28-year-old man is facing five charges, including assaulting police, after he was spotted speeding and tailgating in a roadworks area in Portobello Rd, Dunedin.
A 28-year-old man faces five charges, including assaulting police, after police received a complaint of a car speeding and tailgating in a road works area of Portobello Rd, Dunedin.
Three University of Otago professors have raised more than $7600 for the student relief fund by cycling 1400km from Dunedin to Nelson.
It was almost a case of dyeing to make an educational point when Oamaru Creek accidentally turned green yesterday.
It was almost a case of dyeing to make an educational point when Oamaru Creek was accidentally turned green today.
Dunedin biochemistry graduate Jennifer Palmer has been awarded a Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarship to study at Cambridge University in England.
University of Otago microbiology and immunology department compliance manager Megan Coleman has received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award.
Dunedin forensic anthropology researcher Jade De La Paz aims to strengthen the science used to identify crime victims and missing persons from skeletal remains.
Chronic fatigue syndrome has still not been well recognised by New Zealand health professionals or social agencies, Emeritus Prof Warren Tate said yesterday.
A team of Dunedin scientists is keen to drill two 500m-deep exploration wells into the 11million-year-old Dunedin Volcano in a hunt for crucial geothermal energy.
Strong wind and driving rain could not prevent eight hardy Dunedin cyclists from completing a 40km ride yesterday to raise funds for MS research.
A man seriously injured when he fell 40m down a cliff in darkness near Queenstown early yesterday was fortunate to land in blackberries, one of his rescuers says.
The long tradition of a pre-Christmas gifting tree at the Meridian Mall to help families and children in need is continuing this year.
Specific policies are needed if the Dunedin City Council is to reach its 2030 carbon neutral target, Associate Prof Janet Stephenson says.
Otago Museum conservators can put some of their anxieties aside after learning that rocks preserving rare moa footprints have successfully dried out.
Three helicopters with monsoon buckets were last night fighting a 10ha fire in rugged country at Danseys Pass, and trying to prevent the blaze from reaching a forestry area.