Unknown thieves have exposed a group of sea lion pups to potentially "devastating" harm by stealing a fence protecting them at a pool in Hoopers Inlet on Otago Peninsula.
Extensive upgrade work is under way as part of a $100,000 project to replace leaking skylights at St Paul’s Cathedral and refurbish the cathedral organ.
Three people were arrested after Dunedin police, including members of the Armed Offenders Squad, swooped on an address in Wakari earlier today.
Part of Townleys Rd in Kaikorai Valley is closed this morning after a major spill of animal products, which may have reached the Kaikorai Stream.
A 30-year-old man has faced several charges, including dangerous driving, after police deployed spikes to halt a speeding vehicle in Dunback last night.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a suspicious fire in a skip at Logan Park High School early today.
Construction work continues at the University of Otago’s new $49.8million research support facility, which has been named the Eccles Building, after the Nobel Prize winner and former physiology...
Dunedin City Council animal services staff are investigating a dog attack on a Southern Ocean seal visitor to a city beach.
A bitterly cold ultramarathon run up and down Mt Cargill is still happening, but there will be no polar plunge tomorrow to celebrate the shortest day.
The first World Albatross Day will be celebrated this morning in the Octagon, in Dunedin.
Despite coronavirus lockdown disruption, Dunedin’s New Zealand International Science Festival aims to deliver a double "bonus".
Extensive overseas media coverage of the Royal Albatross colony, valued at more than $17 million, is expected to help ecotourism recover on the Otago Peninsula.
The first doctoral graduate from the University of Otago’s Centre for International Health has won wider international recognition as a leader in her field.
Bringing diagnostic laboratories and researchers closer together will help New Zealand families by better finding and diagnosing one-in-a-million genetic disorders.
Thee were no serious injuries following a nose-to-tail car crash at a South Dunedin intersection late this afternoon.
Dunedin statistician John Harraway has prepared educational modules to help strengthen public health efforts in Africa.
The University of Otago has launched a television campaign highlighting the key role its o researchers played in the fight against Covid-19.
A documentary from Japanese public television broadcaster NHK will soon bring "massive exposure" to the Otago Peninsula and its sea lions.
New Zealand’s success in fighting Covid-19 is attracting strong interest in Japan, Dunedin writer and television co-ordinator Izumi Uchida says.
Sydney Norgawa (5), of Dunedin, looks at a telescope during a series of "fun hands-on interactive and take-home activities" to demonstrate the science of light, at the Otago Museum on Saturday.