More than 2600 members of the public flocked to the Otago Museum science centre yesterday, enjoying a day of free access to celebrate the museum's 150th anniversary.
A world-first University of Otago study which shows how overmedication is injuring and killing our elderly could help to encourage moves to review and reduce this medication.
University of Otago Maori Students Association Maori Language Week activities are gaining momentum, organiser Tukukino Royal says.
An exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand also highlights the big role played by South Dunedin women in the suffrage battle.
The success of a reunion of University of Otago Robert Burns Fellows, means that their next get-together could come sooner than the usual 10-year interval.
Many high-profile lawyers and New Zealand’s first female Maori law professor, Jacinta Ruru, took part in celebrations yesterday marking the 25th anniversary of the University of Otago Maori...
What's in a name? That was the question playwright, scriptwriter and former Burns Fellow Victor Rodger posed at a playwriting workshop attended by 17 young writers in Dunedin yesterday.
Large, controlled burn fires at Northburn Station, near Cromwell, produced huge smoke clouds on several days this week, but burned without any problems, Fire and Emergency New Zealand said.
Preventing new retail outlets from selling tobacco would be a "crucial step" in achieving the Government's 2025 smokefree goal, new University of Otago research suggests.
Overseas tourists travelling in this rental car were "incredibly lucky" not to have been seriously injured when the vehicle and a truck-trailer unit collided in Wanaka yesterday.
The gift of a rare ceramic pagoda, photographic exhibitions, and several public talks are among a host of events celebrating the Dunedin Chinese Garden's 10th anniversary, this month.
Solicitor-general Una Jagose is urging greater community awareness of the overall system of checks and balances which maintains the rule of law in New Zealand.
More than 30 former University of Otago Robert Burns Fellows will gather on campus later this week to mark the 60th anniversary of the prestigious literary fellowship.
This work, titled Sisters Communing, is part of an exhibition of the same name which will open at the Hocken Library on September 15 marking the achievement of women's suffrage 125 years ago.
About half a dozen bicycles were repaired and awareness was raised about do-it-yourself bicycle repairs during an event at the University of Otago campus yesterday.
Dunedin barrister and researcher Warren Forster is ``frustrated'' ACC plans to introduce a new claims approval process without being fully transparent about the predictive modelling being used.
A novel University of Otago study has highlighted the value of sleep as a ``promising'' way to counter an epidemic of overweight and obesity among New Zealand children.
About 40 Dunedin people revelled in the chance to celebrate a Father’s Day with a difference, by taking part in an organised car "cruise" to Balclutha yesterday.
Three people received minor injuries in a crash north of Lumsden in Southland this morning.
First Church interim moderator the Rev Graeme Munro is praising the "wonderful" financial support the church received, as scaffolding has come down, marking the end of a $500,000 restoration...