Rows of solar panels are being installed at Waitati School, in a move which could eventually cut the school’s power bill.
A recent United States conservation victory suggests concerned environmentalists could use the American courts to seek more robust protection for New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s...
University of Otago Prof David Baxter yesterday addressed a national physiotherapy conference and emphasised the need for holistic treatment of individual patients.
University of Otago linguistics lecturer Moyra Sweetnam Evans says NZ should make the learning of Maori language compulsory, to benefit school pupils and save an endangered language.
University of Otago research leader and physicist Richard Blaikie has received a grant of almost $1m to develop a cost-effective way to produce hydrogen gas, as a potential alternative to fossil fuels.
Three Anderson's Bay School pupils put their hands over their mouths in shock when they learned they had won the Otago Daily Times Extra! Otago years 5 and 6 currents events quiz yesterday.
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.