Dunedin's upcoming Race Relations Week will celebrate diversity, after most of last year’s planned events were called off because of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.
Manawa, the Otago Museum’s popular globe-trotting jewelled gecko, is recovering well, after being treated for an apparent leg sprain.
Osteoarthritis costs the country about $3billion a year, Dunedin researcher Prof Haxby Abbott — who directs the University of Otago Centre for Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research — points out.
Precautions will be taken against coronavirus when University of Otago staff undertake a series of recently funded projects which aim to extend international health science links.
After becoming a New Zealand citizen yesterday, Donald Harry will not require the most intense of familiarisation courses about Dunedin.
Dunedin researchers are playing a lead role in a $8.5 million project to conduct the world’s first trial seeking to prevent tuberculosis in people with diabetes.
Outram School years 7 and 8 pupils dash out of the surf at St Clair Beach after an hour-long learn-to-surf session, with supplied wetsuits, about 2pm yesterday.
Dunedin's Best Cafe owner Jessica Marks faces a "feeding frenzy" of customer demand and is taking nothing for granted as her fourth Bluff oyster season begins.
Volunteer fire crews have tackled three tree fires - two apparently caused by contact with power lines - as winds gusted above 30kmh in parts of Southland. More gales were forecast overnight.
Former Otago Museum-based regional museums liaison officer Dr Gerard O’Regan has been appointed as the museum’s new curator Maori.
Many questions were raised about how the Otago Museum would deal with potential coronavirus risk issues, at a meeting of the museum’s governing board this week.
After the Government yesterday declined any exemption to a coronavirus travel ban for students from China, a University of Otago medical adviser said WHO opposed such extensive travel restrictions.
Dunedin resident Beca Harper and her son Oliver are backing a new report which suggests changes in deaf education, starting with a co-enrolment trial.
As he nears retirement, Emeritus Prof Kevin Clements is keen for the New Zealand Government to speak out more about global climate change and peacemaking issues.
Yes, at the moment you can actually learn a good deal about medieval sword fighting at Otago Girls’ High School.
CCS Disability Action Otago plans to sell its Great King St premises this week, and will later move into leased and refurbished rooms in Portsmouth Dr.