As rehearsals continue for a theatre show for children, to be performed during the upcoming New Zealand International Science Festival, two of the five planned shows have sold out.
Dunedin artists Miranda Bellamy and Robert West have been selected in a 72-strong shortlist for the 2018 Parkin Drawing Award, with a $20,000 top prize.
A "courageous" initiative by US President Donald Trump is unlikely to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula in the short term, but can bring important gains.
Corruption in some countries and growing financial stakes are adding to the pressures faced by journalists reporting on Pacific Island affairs, veteran TVNZ correspondent Barbara Dreaver says.
The University of Otago’s annual Foreign Policy School yesterday won plaudits for its distinctiveness and ability to innovate.
New Zealand faces some "alarming" challenges in its bid to maintain and improve a rules-based multilateral approach to international trade, deputy secretary trade and economic Vangelis Vitalis says.
Australian scientists have found evidence supporting an earlier University of Otago hypothesis over the way storm-driven ocean swells have triggered the "catastrophic" break-up of Antarctic ice shelves.
People in Otago and Southland are being encouraged to take part in the latest annual nationwide Garden Bird Survey, which starts today and ends on July 8.
Prof John Crump hopes a new University of Otago-backed study will clarify key issues in the spread of typhoid fever in Fiji and highlight the high incidence of the "neglected disease" in Oceania.
A group of Ngati Ruanui youth from Taranaki recently visited the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum to learn more about Pakakohe ancestors once held prisoner in Dunedin.
A University of Otago exhibition on 19th-century periodicals which entertained the masses before the advent of radio and TV is attracting national and international interest.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters and Health Minister Dr David Clark have welcomed the cancellation of a planned national nurses’ strike after the district health boards made a revised pay offer.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand foreign policy in the Asia Pacific must steer a middle course between "trendy, ivory tower idealism" and "zero sum power politics".
The Otago Museum hosted several familiarisation tours of the institution and its activities during the recent Trenz tourism conference in Dunedin.
Richard Barker's appointment as University of Otago pro-vice-chancellor, sciences has been extended, enabling him to serve a full five-year term.
New Zealand should not hesitate to stand up for its values and beliefs, including over Asia-Pacific issues, a University of Otago academic says.
University of Otago researchers who aim to help restore fertility to women with a disabling ovary disorder are "over the moon" after gaining a nearly $5million grant from the Health Research Council.
Otago Polytechnic’s recently-completed and record-setting Student Village has won two national awards, including a "green building" excellence prize.
Reporter John Gibb spoke to Dunedin poet Peter Olds this week about his interest in photography, and why he once took many photos of graffiti and other images on the city’s walls and buildings. He...
A University of Otago study that dates back to 1972 reveals the cost of buying healthy food at Dunedin supermarkets continues to rise.