The University of Otago plans to cut 182 full-time equivalent general staff as part of a shake-up the Vice-chancellor says is needed to maintain an "environment of excellence".
A "ripple of shock" went through the room as University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne revealed plans to cut 182 jobs.
Big job cuts at the University of Otago have dealt Dunedin another blow only months after the closure of Cadbury was confirmed.
University of Otago's plan to install surveillance cameras around central Dunedin could require a public resource consent hearing.
Safety measures have been put in place after school pupils narrowly missed being hit by a flying sheet of plywood at a Dunedin hockey field.
Otago Polytechnic's hands-on approach to learning is about to be taken up a level after the delivery of a kitset plane.
A proposal for a third medical school has attracted fresh criticism after it was revealed it would cost the Government $265 million over 10 years.
The Otago Regional Council is bringing in heavy duty pumps from around New Zealand to help clear floodwater from the Taieri Plain.
Southern police are calling for people to vigilant after a "significant increase'' in people using Facebook to rip-off unsuspecting consumers.
A looming ''critical'' shortage of general practitioners could cause problems in Dunedin if the Government does not act soon, doctors say.
Taieri residents sick of their homes and properties being flooded are fed up with being ignored by local politicians.
Sixty years after moving into her Otago Peninsula home, Cecille Wesley (83) is not sure if she will be able to live there again.
A leading anti-obesity campaigner was ''amazed'' to discover the scale of New Zealand's obesity epidemic.
Breaking down the barriers which stop people talking about suicide and mental health can save lives.