Air New Zealand has cancelled all remaining regional turboprop flights out of Christchurch this evening, including to Dunedin, because of security issues.
Pioneering maxillofacial surgeon Henry Percy Pickerill, the first dean of Otago University's Dental School, is remembered in one of 44 tapestry panels in a new exhibition.
Research suggests that playing some structured games with parents could help make a positive difference to children's future lives.
The Otago Museum is advertising internationally for a new conservator, and there are concerns staff may ''struggle to meet'' deadlines and commitments.
Developing an effective therapy for Parkinson's disease still remains a formidable challenge but some underlying disease mechanisms are being better understood, Prof John Reynolds says.
Dunedin artist Frank Gordon recently completed this, the second of two murals by him in Halsey St, Dunedin, in the waterfront industrial area.
The first of about 1500 Dunedin and Otago secondary school pupils attended the latest annual ''Safer Journeys Expo'' at the Edgar Centre yesterday.
Skydivers are much more than simply "sensation-seekers'', and are also more emotionally stable and no crazier than other people, new research shows.
Just finishing - not competing among themselves - will be the only goal for Matt Dick and Chris Higgs when they start a gruelling seven-day adventure race
Zonta Club of Metropolitan Dunedin members give Iloma Mollison a yellow rose to mark International Women's Day and Zonta International's Yellow Rose Day.
Physiotherapy exercise programmes provide significant benefits for people with painful osteoarthritis in knee and hip joints, and also cut healthcare costs, new research shows.
Dunedin has few bigger fans than four members of the Sri Lankan-born Udamulla family, who became New Zealand citizens yesterday.
Dental researcher Murray Thomson is ''very pleased'' the New Zealand Medical Association is calling for a ''comprehensive and affordable dental service'' to be made available for all.
Dunedin's summer was its second-warmest on record, and some unusually high temperatures were also recorded elsewhere in Otago and Southland, as NZ experienced its third-warmest summer, Niwa figures show.
Otago Peninsula Biodiversity Group trustee David Chalmers holds a dead albino possum found in a humane-kill trap at Te Rauone Beach, on the Otago Peninsula, yesterday.
The latest Strath Taieri A&P Show, held on Saturday, was a success, show secretary Michelle Tisdall said yesterday.
An information night at Knox Church's Stuart Hall at the weekend, to discuss the Schools Strike 4 Climate rally in the Octagon on March 15, was a "great success", Zak Rudin (16) said yesterday.
About fifty firefighters, backed by about 15 fire appliances and tankers and four helicopters using monsoon buckets, today brought a fire under control which had been burning in grass and trees, in...
A Fulbright scholarship will help University of Otago scientist Associate Prof Julia Horsfield learn about powerful new techniques which could revolutionise our understanding of cancer and some...
Retired archivist Stuart Strachan is "extraordinarily concerned" at suggestions that Archives New Zealand is paying 67% of its budget in "imposed central costs" to the Internal Affairs Department.