Forecast network spend for Aurora Energy in the next decade will be nearly $750 million - and total expenditure will top $1 billion, the council-owned electricity company says.
Aurora Energy's Otago consumers are in line to be hit with a price increase as the powerco looks to catch up on spending on assets.
Giving back to the community and educating more people in basic Te Reo was the goal of the winners of Otago's Young Enterprise Scheme awards this year - and they have won the competition for a brilliant but simple idea.
The Chinese "belt and road" initiative could form part of future discussions Southland's mayor has with a potential business adviser who is at the centre of a national political scandal.
Dunedin science writer Jesse Bering is no stranger to controversy - and he hopes a new book on suicide will help people struggling with "dark experiences" as well as providing a scientific insight...
An Otago public law specialist says the scandal embroiling the National Party shows the donation disclosure threshold for party donations is too high - but it remains to be seen whether opposition...
Emergency services were called after a car crashed into a barrier outside a South Dunedin business this morning.
Police data suggests disorderly behaviour in the student precinct is improving as acts such as ''antisocial'' fire-setting have decreased from 124 furniture fires in 2015 to just 15 last year.
The former dean of the University of Otago's Faculty of Law says he supports students' push to put the brakes on the university's ability to discipline students for off-campus behaviour.
A paradise duckling hurled from a moving vehicle has escaped injury, and is now one of a flock of more than 50 ducklings and young ducks being looked after by Bird Rescue Dunedin.
Talking to the region's teachers and principals is the key to creating new qualifications to appeal to time-poor professionals, the University of Otago's College of Education says.
Police have released the name of the parapenter who died in hospital after a speedflying crash at Isthmus Peak near Lake Wanaka.
A fundraising campaign to make a model vision of the Broad Bay Boating Club reality got off to a smooth start yesterday, despite chilly weather.
SPCA has been alerted after reports of a duckling being thrown from a vehicle at passers-by near Queens Garden in Dunedin today.
A parapenter has died after a speed flying crash near Lake Wanaka this morning, police say.
More than 40 people have sought help from a newly-established support service for victims of sexual assault at the University of Otago.
A last-ditch effort from students to save the art history and visual culture programme, due to be disestablished in 2020, failed to find support at a University of Otago council meeting this week.
A study revealing a relatively weak link between the consumption of rich food and urate levels in the blood is the starting point for more work into why some people are more likely to develop gout,...
Family law specialist and former law school dean Prof Mark Henaghan was officially farewelled by students yesterday - but says he will be back, to attend graduations of all the people he has taught.
Hundreds of students turned up at the University of Otago today to farewell the former dean of the faculty of law Professor Mark Henaghan, who has taught at the university for 41 years.