Oceana Gold is seeking 100 new recruits for its Macraes and Reefton mining operations, as it pursues resource consents to extend the life of its East Otago gold mine.
A last-ditch protest by students against the likely introduction of contentious legislation to cut mandatory membership of student associations is being held at the university in Dunedin today.
Mechanically minded students from an Otago Polytechnic youth guarantee scheme will pit their newly acquired skills against other aspiring automotive engineers in a drag race event in Darfield today.
Aoraki Polytechnic students at the Dunedin campus want the tertiary institution to live up to its slogan of "supporting your success", a group of film and television production students say.
Track and field athletes were awarded top honours at the University of Otago blues awards ceremony last night.
Almost 600 alumni from the University of Otago have registered to attend a function today, which is set to be one of the biggest in the history of the university.
A rugby-oriented female professor's pioneering use of virtual reality technology could change the perception of how players and coaches view action on the sports field.
The Romanian rugby team scored new fans during a visit to St Francis Xavier Primary School yesterday, where pupils promised to cheer on the Oaks when they run out to play England.
The University of Otago honoured its cultural high achievers with the presentation of its gold awards at a ceremony in the university council chambers last night.
Dunedin reaped economic benefits to the value of $754.2 million from the University of Otago last year, according to a university report.
The University of Otago's new vice-chancellor is an American woman. But she's Otago through and through, reports Matthew Haggart.
A new era of collaboration between student representatives and the University of Otago is likely to emerge, given the expected introduction of the voluntary student membership (VSM) legislation later this month.
Student representatives on the University of Otago council have questioned the motives behind continuing the campus-wide alcohol ban after the Rugby World Cup.
A continuance of tradition was one of the first official duties for University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne yesterday at her inaugural council meeting as the institution's new chief executive.
Police arrested five people at Dunedin's first Rugby World Cup match on Saturday night, but have nonetheless praised the behaviour of the large crowd in attendance for the Argentina versus England clash at Otago Stadium.
Alcohol will remain off-limits on the University of Otago campus, as students face an extended dry spell courtesy of a Rugby World Cup liquor ban which is likely to continue once the tournament ends.
A multimillion-dollar makeover of two of Dunedin's former student pubs is under way by the University of Otago, which has forecast spending nearly $5 million to redevelop both the Bowling Green and Gardens Taverns.
A line-up of top drawer business leaders will feature at several speaking dates being hosted by the University of Otago's MBA programme this month.
A passionate display of the rivalry between rugby fans from England and Argentina dominated Dunedin's Octagon before the city's first Rugby World Cup clash at Otago Stadium on Saturday night.