The remains of 27 New Zealand servicemen who served in Southeast Asia between 1955 and 1971 finally returned home yesterday.
University of Otago graduate Dr Ricky Bell says "you don’t have to be Einstein" to realise that current approaches to countering obesity are "simply not working" in this country.
An Otago University medical researcher has spoken out against workplace bullying and abuse in the legal profession, and sees some "reason to hope" from changing attitudes.
Award-winning Australian radio broadcaster Rachael Kohn remains optimistic that peace can be achieved in the Middle East and Korea, despite seemingly massive obstacles.
The University of Otago’s new $26m music, theatre and performing arts development will further boost Dunedin’s reputation as an "outstanding centre of culture and learning", Prof Tony Ballantyne says.
Michael Ligaliga is "relieved" to have completed his University of Otago PhD, and has become the first Pacific Island student to complete an Otago doctorate in peace and conflict studies.
Dunedin chef Cole McDonald has won a prestigious title as the country's top junior chef.
Building stronger relationships between retailers and their staff could be an effective new way of cutting losses from shoplifting, University of Otago research suggests.
Getting out of your chair and moving around for two minutes every half hour provides important health benefits, University of Otago research suggests.
The Department of Conservation is urging whitebaiters to follow the rules when the whitebait season starts today.
One person received minor injuries and several other people were unhurt after a crash on Dunedin's Southern Motorway tonight.
Songs were sung in Maori and Chinese at the Dunedin Chinese Garden yesterday in the first of a series of cultural events to mark the garden's 10th anniversary.
Guest curator Michael Findlay has updated a ``Creative Dunedin'' display at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, including updated TV clips and a new video from musical artists.
When the 35cm telescope at Beverly-Begg Observatory in Dunedin is trained on Mars tonight, there will be one unusual difference.
University of Otago researcher Heather Cunliffe has been granted $133,263 to investigate ways to halt the spread of cancer in women with breast cancer, and to improve patient survival.
Concern about an ACC ''gagging clause'' highlights the need for greater focus on human rights and oversight by a commissioner, Dunedin lawyer and researcher Warren Forster says.
Massed gatherings of starlings on power lines in Shiel Hill and later formation flying displays made ''spectacular viewing'', Birds NZ Otago representative Mary Thompson says.
Victoria Cross recipient Sergeant Dick Travis, who died 100 years ago today, was the Otago Regiment's ''greatest individual soldier'' of World War 1, and a man of paradoxes.
Striking Inland Revenue workers and PSA members Deborah Graham (left) and Gaynor McEllwain pitch in to help at the Otago Community Hospice, Dunedin, yesterday afternoon.
A rare chance to observe a total solar eclipse from Dunedin on July 22, 2028, could prove a big money-spinner for the city, Otago Museum director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin says.