A University of Otago student who is set to become the first private individual in New Zealand to buy a map of his own DNA believes it will eventually become common practice.
The Chalmers community board wants a commitment from the Dunedin City Council to replace the century-old Aramoana wharf before any decision is made to demolish the rotting structure.
Warrington locals hope a newly-installed information kiosk, complete with an ornate Maori carving, will help conserve the area's rich wildlife.
Police are investigating after an internal audit by the University of Otago uncovered an alleged case of fraud.
The University of Otago has started working on a document to help guide the direction it takes over the next eight years.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is reviewing the speed limit on the main street of Port Chalmers after safety concerns were raised by the local community board.
New Zealand children are "missing out on the quality of dentistry they deserve" and more needs to be invested in children's oral health, University of Otago professor of paediatric dentistry Bernadette Drummond says.
A group advocating cannabis law reform is concerned security cameras recently installed by the University of Otago are being used to spy on its twice-weekly "4:20" protests, during which members smoke cannabis on the University Union lawn.
A Dunedin pharmacy lecturer last night took top honours at an award ceremony which recognises the "finest teachers" in New Zealand's tertiary sector.
The Roy family had all but given up on the dream of owning their own home until they were chosen as partners for Habitat for Humanity's 15th Dunedin house last December. Now, after six months of...
The Otago University Union building will once again host partying students next week after being closed since last December for a $5.7 million redevelopment.
A dip in the number of students is part of a cycle which the University of Otago has experienced for decades, the university's director of planning and funding David Thomson says.
The University of Otago will demolish the aquarium at Portobello in Dunedin and build a replacement.
A man who has led a campaign to save the century-old Aramoana wharf still hopes it can be saved, despite a council report concluding it was "beyond repair" and should be demolished.
The University of Otago says this year's Re-Orientation week had "far fewer" problems with student disorder than in past years.
Three staff at the University of Otago student magazine Critic, used to working on a magazine which reaches about 19,000 people, got a shock when they were asked to produce the cover for one of the United States' most popular magazines, Newsweek, which has a readership of 14 million.
The University of Otago has approached the Government about its concerns that cutting allowance eligibility for postgraduate students could reduce its numbers.
The Stewart Island residents who opposed the approval of an oil drilling operation on the island last week are concerned the company could be given approval to drill at a second site.
Students looking to secure flats for 2013 should hold off until later in the year to get a better deal, Otago University Students' Association president Logan Edgar says.
National Poetry Day will be celebrated in Dunedin with a new event this year - five local poets will read their work at the historic Port Chalmers Library next week.