Unlocking information on different iwi and hapu will hopefully help New Zealanders with Maori heritage strengthen their identity, the creator of a planned database says.
Otago Polytechnic has been bucking the trend when it comes to declining numbers of men enrolling in the past decade - experiencing an increase in male students.
One of Dunedin's brightest young entrepreneurs plans to relocate her booming homemade poi business from her living room to social enterprise Cargill Enterprises.
The Otago and Southland Chinese Association says Meng Foon will be a role model for the Chinese community and other New Zealanders in his new role as Race Relations Commissioner.
As well as being cheaper to fuel, electric vehicles are about 30% cheaper to maintain than other cars, an electrical design engineer says.
Demand for water deliveries to Dunedin residents are the highest they have been for six years, a water-carrying company says.
The University of Otago has come top of New Zealand's eight universities when it comes to course completion, qualification completion and keeping its first-year students.
Dental equipment can be painfully expensive - but a University of Otago student hopes to change that with research helping dentists perform procedures as cheaply, comfortably and efficiently as...
Opinion in the region is divided on sweeping plans to subsidise low-emission vehicles, some electric vehicle owners fearing their cars will plummet in value.
A group of leading scientists, including the world's best atomic clockmaker and a Nobel Prize winner, are spending time in Queenstown this week.
From lower speed limits to more pedestrian crossings and potential cycleways, the DCC is eager to hear views on what could be done to improve nine main streets.
Otago students' Reorientation Week officially began yesterday
As some rental owners struggle to catch up, Dunedin landlords who have not planned properly for insulation regulation changes are leaving some rentals empty, the Otago Property Investors' Association says.
The Dunedin Musical Theatre is preparing for its 90th anniversary in toe-tapping style - bringing in young singers to recap some of the most memorable songs performed over the life of the theatre.
A car fire which set half a hectare of vegetation alight near Glenavy this evening is being investigated by police.
Scientists from the University of Otago and the University of Auckland, and the Department of Conservation, are appealing to the public to report sightings of the whales for a new study .
Orokonui Ecosanctuary, as well as local schools, were among the beneficiaries of the University of Otago's E-Cycling centre last year.
The possibility of a health bus providing travelling medical services could only spell good news for rural Otago communities, the head of the University of Otago's rural medical immersion programme...
Tongan students from around New Zealand will be bringing a riot of colour to Dunedin this weekend, as the annual New Zealand Tongan Tertiary Students' Association conference closes.
The value of the Otago Polytechnic to Dunedin's economy has increased by more than $40million in the past five years.