Two University of Otago staff members pulled out of a presentation campaigning for an end of the university's use of lignite coal earlier this month after being told not to attend by their boss.
Dunedin-based Mainland Air is planning to launch routes from Dunedin International Airport to Queenstown and Christchurch within three weeks.
The University of Otago spent $68.369 million on travel in the four and a-half years to June - the equivalent of almost 30,000 round trips from Auckland to London.
The University of Otago's decision to raise fees by 4% was unfair on students and could put some people off studying, students spoken to by the Otago Daily Times said yesterday.
The Otago University Students' Association is eyeing a potential site in North Dunedin for a new bar catering to students.
Dunedin man Muhammad Saib (22) has lost count of the number of jobs he has applied for since completing his aeronautical engineering training last year.
Mainland Air has abandoned plans to fly passenger services from Dunedin International Airport because of a lack of interest and is instead focusing on a service out of Oamaru.
A contractor who died in a work-place accident near the Homer Tunnel in Fiordland yesterday was a Dunedin man, police say.
The lure of the dollar means New Zealand and other small countries face a tough task fighting the "brawn drain" of top athletic and coaching talent heading offshore, University of Otago senior physical education lecturer Dr Mike Sam says.
The 2009 swine flu pandemic cost the New Zealand hospital sector about $31 million, a University of Otago study has found.
Otago Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker is full of ideas after returning from a month-long trip to North America.
The University of Otago is part way through a $19 million plan to upgrade its internet network - which includes the rollout of free wireless for students and staff within the boundaries of its campuses.
The award-winning show The Thick of It, a biting satire of the inner workings of modern British government, has been given a twist, the new season mirroring the changes seen in British politics in the three years since the last season aired.
After five months of training, Queenstown runner Jendi Paterson is "gutted" today's New York marathon has been cancelled in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
About 30 motorists in Dunedin and Oamaru encountered engine problems after filling their vehicles with contaminated petrol last Friday.
The University of Otago will carry out earthquake strengthening at Carrington College over the summer holidays as it awaits the results of further assessments on some of its buildings.
The winner of this year's University of Otago award for top lecturer says teaching an interesting subject and having motivated students are behind his success.
Several Otago motorists suffered spluttering engines after buying petrol contaminated with water from BP and Mobil stations yesterday afternoon.
The future of Knox College has been secured after the commission which runs the Dunedin student residential hall announced yesterday it had sourced loans to fund $11.3 million worth of earthquake-strengthening and extension work.
St John ambulance workers help an 82-year-old man out of his car after a head-on crash in Dunedin yesterday evening.