Dunedin could soon follow the lead of Wanaka in allowing shops to open on Easter Sunday.
Students at a University of Otago residential college will get a chance to farewell one of their own at a private ceremony today.
Computer games are not usually associated with getting people off the sofa, but University of Otago researchers hope they can be used to help patients with knee osteoarthritis.
The University of Otago has agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a third within three years.
An Auckland family is ''absolutely devastated'' after their 17-year-old son was found dead in a University of Otago residential college.
The focus on keeping costs under control which has led to job cuts at the University of Otago is not new, acting vice-chancellor Prof Vernon Squire says.
A relieved woman embraced one of her rescuers as she stepped out of a malfunctioning lift in which nine people had been trapped.
Morale is at rock bottom among general staff at the University of Otago amid fears a review could result in the loss of hundreds of jobs.
The relief was palpable as nine people were rescued after 45 minutes stuck in a broken lift in Dunedin's Burns House this afternoon.
The University of Otago's human nutrition department is the latest in the firing line for job cuts.
An Octagon bar which closed on Sunday could reopen depending on the result of discussions with the Dunedin District Licensing Committee.
The University of Otago is set to spend almost $2 million upgrading its campus to prevent people from falling after a series of injuries last year.
An increase in international students almost offset declining domestic numbers as the University of Otago faces a trough in the number of school leavers.
Sea-level rise will be painful for the whole of Dunedin and the city needs to respond to the threat now, the University of Otago's Centre for Sustainability says.
A University of Otago study has found a naturally occurring probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%.
Otago Polytechnic is preparing for a $60 million overhaul of its campus set to begin next year.
Transpower expressed safety concerns over the way Aurora Energy used Transpower’s South Dunedin substation site.
The University of Otago is allowing a controversial anti-vaccination film to be shown on campus despite concern its message puts children at risk.
Inconsistent ground conditions have delayed work on the University of Otago's $130million dental school project.
The Otago University Students' Association is tackling freshers' flu head-on by offering free vaccinations to about 2500 students.