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.
Homes in Dunedin and Queenstown have won supreme awards in the latest Southern Registered Master Builders House of the Year competition.
Dunedin police have named the driver who died after his car crashed in upper Stuart St a week ago.
Youngsters Emerenziana Tuia (6, on top of playhouse), Aleiyah Gielen (6, left), Innocence Stevenson (9, centre) and Amaiyah Tanuvasa (7) welcome a castle-shaped playhouse given on Thursday to...
ACC claimant support group Acclaim Otago is concerned that it may have "put itself on the outer" through its stand over a "gagging clause", linked to a new advisory panel.
Forty years after the death of Dunedin philanthropist and former radiologist Dr Marjorie Barclay, the charitable trust bearing her name has made grants of more than $6.5 million, mainly to Otago organisations.
University of Otago geology students Michael Bollen and Sheng Fan have gained national scholarships to support their Antarctic research.
A record surge in science outreach activity is boosting the Otago Museum's reputation as the country's "go-to place" for science communication, a museum official says.
A University of Otago-led research team has taken issue with the ethics and scientific analysis of a study into a much-publicised alien-like "mummy", found in a Chilean desert.
New research discoveries, including some by University of Otago academics, have helped clarify long-disputed early human migration patterns in Southeast Asia.
The advanced genomic tools used by a University of Otago paediatric geneticist to make world-leading discoveries on rare genetic disorders could also help improve the treatment of more common...
The New Zealand food processing industry and consumers can gain ''win-win'' benefits, through using the right technologies to make food ''safer and healthier'', Marc Hendrickx says.
Potential links with an earlier Dunedin dairy robbery on Sunday night could hold the key to tracking down the offender responsible for an armed robbery at the Elgin Food Market last night.
The discovery that kelp has rafted a record 20,000km to reach the Antarctic highlights the need to tackle the threats to the continent posed by drifting plastic, a University of Otago academic says.
A senior fire officer has praised members of the public who rallied to help at the scene of a fatal Dunedin crash yesterday, before emergency services arrived.
Helen Knott (17), a year 13 pupil at St Hilda's Collegiate School, was the first of four young lyricists to perform to a crowd of about 30 people, at an ``Unplugged Live'' show in the window of the...