Thousands of toga-clad students have begun entering Forsyth Barr Stadium for the O-Week toga party.
A world authority on the ethics of de-extinction has poured cold water on a claim scientists are two years from resurrecting a mammoth-like creature.
Scarfie band Six60 is proving to be the biggest drawcard amid strong ticket sales for O-Week events.
Aurora Energy is refusing to reveal how much it has spent on consultants in the aftermath of the dangerous pole scandal.
O-week will be about more than just partying for 800 students who are set to volunteer for dozens of Dunedin community groups.
A 32-year-old Filipino father of two who died when a gas cylinder exploded on a cruise ship docked in Port Chalmers was farewelled in Dunedin yesterday.
The annual migration of students to Dunedin is in full swing and the small minority who take Orientation Week celebrations too far have been warned of tough consequences.
The stereotype of the couch-burning student is quickly becoming a thing of the past as University of Otago’s tough stance on fire-lighting and other antisocial antics pays dividends.
Video: Courtesy of Ricky Hutchinson Crews have managed to contain a big blaze at high country farm Otematata Station in North Otago.
An elderly female cruise ship passenger has been taken to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter after becoming unwell.
Cadbury has transformed from a company that cared about staff to a "heartless" multinational which only sees them as numbers on a spreadsheet, its former marketing manager says.
A Dunedin dairy owner has vowed to boycott Cadbury products and called on other New Zealanders to do the same.
There were tears as hundreds of Cadbury workers were told the factory will close next year.
There were tears as hundreds of Cadbury's workers were told the factory will close next year.
Getting used to Dunedin's summers has been a little bit of a struggle for a pair of students who have travelled from Samoa to study at the University of Otago.
Beleaguered Delta and Aurora chief executive Grady Cameron has confirmed he is standing down.
Delta and Aurora chief executive Grady Cameron has confirmed he is standing down.
A Dunedin family of five is emotionally exhausted after being left homeless and struggling to find a rental property it can afford.
Dunedin south MP Clare Curran says New Zealand's housing crisis has spread to the city as Government figures show the average rent has increased by 40%.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has retreated from an angry letter in which he said his faith in Aurora Energy has been ``severely damaged''.