The University of Otago is proposing to scrap its sole-charge art history department due to a lack of students taking papers.
A Mortar shell in a Dunedin waterway is likely to have come from an engineering works which operated from from the beginning of the 20th century until the 1970s, and never contained explosives, a...
Police cordoned off an area along the Water of Leith overnight after a World War 2-era mortar shell was found in the Clyde St area for the second time this year.
A University of Otago graduate is tasting sweet success with a documentary on using dogs to sniff out early signs of the devastating bee-killing disease American foulbrood (AFB).
A grim warning about the danger of Dunedin student flat initiations has been issued by the university proctor, who fears someone could die if things do not change.
People are saying they have no faith in experts - and it is vital to regain that trust, the new chief science adviser to the prime minister says.
More efficient buildings, better management of waste and large-scale tree planting are some of the ways by which the Otago Polytechnic intends to become carbon-neutral by 2030.
The University of Otago is defending its decision to let anti-fluoride campaigners speak on campus, as a retired biostatician compares them to a ``flat earth society''.
Powdered locusts don't sound like the most edifying ingredient - but a group of Otago entrepreneurs say they could be the next superfood, potentially used in baking, smoothies, and savoury food.
Police are appealing for a man who intervened after a woman was assaulted in central Dunedin to come forward.
Honing their skills on several different types of weapon at an annual training exercise weekend was a great opportunity for the region’s territorial army, the company commander says.
Firefighters were called out with an aerial appliance to tackle a chimney fire in the Dunedin suburb of Vauxhall this morning.
Southern right whales are flourishing in New Zealand waters, an Otago expert says, and while it is unlikely whales will ever return to Otago Harbour en masse, other areas around the country...
Researchers who developed a new predictive polling system focused on values are trying to drum up support within the media industry - and say their research could signal a move away from "mud...
Hundreds of thousands of dollars are spent treating bone fractures and on dental surgery every day - but a new material created from cattle bones at the University of Otago could change that.
An Otago toxicologist says Roundup ''isn't great'', but some of the alternatives that could replace widely-used glyphosate-based herbicides are worse.
Design student Nastarssya Wood is setting records with the ''vinyl bags'' she is selling at an Otago Polytechnic pop-up market this week.
Don Brash, who has nominated for New Zealander of the Year, would be welcome to speak at the University of Otago if he wanted to, the vice-chancellor says.
Otago Polytechnic will push ahead with a planned $50 million redevelopment involving three separate projects, after being granted a funding increase.
Leading New Zealand chefs will be cooking up a storm at a new food event at the city’s Great Kiwi Home and Living Show in November.