The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has slammed Aoraki Polytechnic for leaving its staff "out of the loop" about plans to tackle falling student numbers and a projected deficit of more than $2 million this year.
Silver Fern Farms is concerned water quality standards proposed by the Otago Regional Council could force it to close its century-old meat-processing plant near Balclutha.
Most farmers in Otago will not be able to meet the standards set by Otago Regional Council's water plan change, Federated Farmers members say.
St Hilda's Collegiate School principal Melissa Bell addresses former pupils at the Tolcarne boarding house reunion at the weekend. The lure of being able to meet up with old friends brought...
The centenary of St Mary's Catholic Church and School was fittingly marked by the cutting of a cake by the youngest pupil and oldest surviving pupil of the Dunedin school on Saturday.
The University of Otago is part-way through a $21 million project to replace its "ageing" student management system, with a new streamlined system allowing students to fill out more forms online.
The Department of Conservation is calling for volunteers to help protect yellow-eyed penguins at Sandfly Bay.
Logan Edgar has come a long way from the "super green" Otago University Students' Association (OUSA) candidate who stood for president last June.
The Otago Regional Council's latest winter air quality report card shows there has been some improvement in pollution levels, but there is concern most of the region's towns will not meet national standards by next year as planned.
The Otago Regional Council has approved the development of a "multiparty strategy" to tackle a growing hazard caused by stock effluent on Otago's roads, but some councillors are calling for a tougher enforcement approach.
The Otago Regional Council has agreed to further investigate the option of building a detention pond in Northeast Valley, Dunedin, to contain flood waters from Lindsay Creek, but has called for a "cautious" approach to be taken.
Otago Polytechnic has drawn inspiration from the success of Christchurch's "student volunteer army", launching a pilot "scarfie army" initiative that it hopes will help ingrain volunteering in Dunedin's student culture.
The Dunedin teacher recognised as New Zealand's most inspiring is about to return to the job market, after her school closes at the end of this year.
The Rugby World Cup (RWC) and the festivities that came with it saw an increase in "risky", largely alcohol-fuelled, sexual behaviour, a University of Otago study has found.
Former University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Sir David Skegg was paid out more than $125,000 when he left the job last year, figures released by the State Services Commission have revealed.
The Blueskin Energy Project has been given a boost, a loan by Transpower of a 30m wind tower allowing it to carry out more precise testing at its proposed wind turbine site.
The number of New Zealand gay and bisexual men with diagnosed HIV more than doubled between 1999 and 2009, University of Otago research shows.
Some of Dunedin's brightest young musical talent is getting the chance to experience working in a recording studio as part of a youth mentoring project.
The rate of serious assaults in New Zealand has been steadily rising, throwing into doubt claims in recent years that society is becoming less violent, the lead author of a University of Otago study says.
A University of Otago researcher has hit back at comments by a tobacco industry spokesman who said plain packaging would not reduce tobacco consumption.