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...
Dunedin resident Peter Williamson moved out of his oil painting comfort zone at the weekend when he tackled his first big canvas, focusing on a historic building in Dunedin North.
David Purcell, of Christchurch, was "pretty chuffed" when his incurve chrysanthemum entry "Kay Woolman" won the Champion of Champions award at the South Island Chrysanthemum Show, held in...
A cyclist sustained moderate injuries after a crash between a bicycle and a vehicle on Cape Saunders Rd on Otago Peninsula today.
No-one was hurt when a car hit a power pole at Weston, North Otago, shortly before 1.45am today.
Prof Vernon Squire has retired from the University of Otago as a recognised leader in international polar sea ice research, but his work was once viewed as too obscure.
Dunedin visual artist Philip Madill reflects on winning the Supreme Award at the Cleveland National Art Awards, presented by the Otago Art Society in the city last night.
Sweet Adelines women's barbershop singers perform a "massed sing" item in the Octagon, Dunedin, yesterday evening during the latest Sweet Adelines International Regional Convention.
The Otago Museum faces raising at least $1 million to replace a roof in its original 1877 building in Great King St, and at the Tropical Forest butterfly house.
It's ''gutting'' the Mosgiel Memorial RSA restaurant and bar are closing only a few years after the club's $1.2 million redevelopment, Sarah Davie-Nitis says
The Mosgiel Memorial RSA restaurant and bar are to close, four years after the club's complex was redeveloped at a cost of $1.2 million.
The Mosgiel Memorial RSA has announced it will close its restaurant and bar, given dwindling membership, and amid tough trading pressures for RSA hospitality operations elsewhere in the country.
Yesterday's clear viewing of a rare lunar occultation of Saturn also highlights the potential benefits of dark skies tourism in Dunedin, astronomer Ian Griffin says.
Visiting researcher Lawrence Wenner has taken issue with several American academics who recently staged a major hoax in which several fake scholarly articles were published.
Early this morning, Otago Museum director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin gained a "great'' view of a rare celestial event, the planet Saturn being eclipsed by the moon.
Dunedin people interested in watching a rare eclipse of Saturn by the moon can do so from about 12.45am on Friday at the Beverly-Begg Observatory at Robin Hood Park.
Dunedin international relations specialist Robert Patman has welcomed as ''absolutely spot on'' a New Zealand and French initiative to stop social media being used to promote terrorism and violent...