A mathematician who says Covid-19 could kill up to 100,000 New Zealanders if left unchecked is calling on everyday Kiwis to take social distancing more seriously.
The University of Otago is disciplining more students over sexual misconduct, which it believes might be caused by changes making victims more comfortable coming forward.
The University of Otago says it is now prepared to take in students from China as universities plead with the Government for an exemption to the coronavirus travel ban.
The future of Tiwai Point appears brighter, thanks to a proposed rule change which could cut its massive electricity bill.
Invercargill inmates have to go to the toilet in "cardboard receptacles" due to a shortage of cells, while at-risk inmates were being held in their cells for up to 23 hours daily, a new reports says.
The Black Caps shocked the cricketing world by beating India in the semifinal. Vaughan Elder gives seven reasons why this could be New Zealand's time to triumph in the World Cup final.
A South Otago rifle club left in shock after learning the alleged mosque terror gunman was a member has closed its range for the "foreseeable future" and may never open it again.
The Milton community has been left stunned after learning the alleged mosque terror gunman practised shooting at a nearby range.
A Milton man was critically injured in a two-car crash on State Highway 8, near Clarkesville, early yesterday.
A fatal explosion on cruise ship Emerald Princess in Port Chalmers two years ago has prompted warnings international standards are urgently needed when it comes to maintaining, inspecting and...
A controversial issue of student magazine Critic was described as ''trash and filth'' in internal emails and Otago University proctor Dave Scott expressed his concern about young people reading the...
Southland Mayor Gary Tong is in China with the millionaire at the centre of the donation scandal that has rocked New Zealand politics.
A leading Otago horse trainer says it will be a great shame if small racetracks across Otago are abandoned over nationwide concern some tracks are not being properly maintained.
A balmy Dunedin November is set to turn into a sweltering start to summer with temperatures expected to reach the high 20s this weekend.
A balmy Dunedin November is set to turn into a sweltering start to summer, with temperatures expected to reach the high 20s this weekend.
A Dunedin man who kayaked within metres of a small pod of orcas says the experience almost left him in tears.