Otago Polytechnic is setting up a new campus in Auckland's Queen St next year to target the international student market.
Police and Harbour rugby colleagues of the late Sergeant Stu Guthrie played their traditional tribute match in memory of the former Port Chalmers community policeman who was killed in the 1990 Aramoana tragedy.
Dunedin retail worker Rachae Lynch was all smiles last night when she became the first woman to win the trainee apprentice of the year award for the Coastal Otago region.
Police are investigating the death on Friday night of a Dunedin man who had been in a bar fight less than two hours before he died.
Police are keeping a "watching brief'' on potential conflict between "anti-group'' elements opposed to the Occupy Dunedin movement, after a planned protest against the movement fell through today.
New University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne has joined an exclusive group of New Zealand's highest paid public service chief executives.
Firecrackers were thrown towards a group of people in the Octagon late last night.
More Maori students are to be encouraged into trades training at Otago Polytechnic next year.
Aoraki Polytechnic is considering a request that it establish replacement media courses at its Dunedin campus, as part of a final review of its education priorities.
Cutting media courses from Aoraki Polytechnic may spell the end for the Dunedin campus, the Tertiary Education Union has warned.
Extending the life of the 123-year-old Beaumont Bridge across the Clutha River is expected to cost upwards of $590,000 during the next five years.
Engineering design plans for hydro-electric dams on the Clutha River are being drawn up as Contact Energy considers the options for its power generation schemes.
Emergency services were called to streets in North Dunedin and City Rise last night as celebrating partygoers lit a succession of fires following the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup final win.
An allegation the ageing one-lane SH8 bridge across the Clutha River at Beaumont is unsafe has been rejected by the New Zealand Transport Agency.
Four high-risk intersections have been identified by the Dunedin City Council's transportation planning department as areas of concern to be targeted for potential road safety improvements.
University of Otago students behaving badly are likely to face a hefty increase in the level of fines which can be imposed by the campus proctor and provost.
The times have certainly changed for John Minto.
The achievements of the top young Maori scholars from 26 Otago schools were recognised at the University of Otago's annual Mana Pounamu awards ceremony last night.
Accustomed to walking the hospital wards together, two Dunedin Hospital doctors this week received top teaching awards from the University of Otago Medical School.
Dunedin building apprentice Ryan Keogh (21) will represent the southern region as a contender for the best apprentice of the year at the national construction industry awards in Wellington today.