After more than 40 years collecting for Poppy Day on the same Dunedin corner, Norma Burton has been recognised for her efforts.
Geotechnical assessments on two key Otago Peninsula roads could help make the slip-prone area more resilient in future severe weather events.
The ''holy grail'' for beating tuberculosis is a step closer thanks to the efforts of University of Otago researchers.
Union and staff vowed to continue fighting the University of Otago's proposal to cut 182 jobs at a protest today.
Breaking down the barriers which stop people talking about suicide and mental health can save lives.
A leading anti-obesity campaigner was ''amazed'' to discover the scale of New Zealand's obesity epidemic.
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 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.
Southern police are calling for people to vigilant after a "significant increase'' in people using Facebook to rip-off unsuspecting consumers.
The Otago Regional Council is bringing in heavy duty pumps from around New Zealand to help clear floodwater from the Taieri Plain.
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.
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.