Otago researchers are pushing for an AI watchdog to oversee the use of predictive analytics systems, after disquiet about Immigration New Zealand's profiling processes.
A well-known New Zealand children's entertainer teamed up with an up-and-coming children's book author on Tuesday, at a colourful book launch in the Dunedin Public Library.
The occult and the uncanny are taking centre stage in Dunedin at this year's capping show, which is partly inspired by hit Netflix show Stranger Things.
North Dunedin residents received a shock yesterday when police and the army's bomb disposal squad blew up explosives at Logan Point Quarry, near Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The first Maori chaplain at a New Zealand university has his work cut out for him this year - but says he is honoured to take on the role.
The atmosphere was upbeat in Dunedin yesterday morning as thousands of Anzac Day posies were created from rosemary and red paper.
Police and the army have destroyed explosives left at a deceased person's property by blowing them up at a quarry near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
A quirky fundraiser for the hihi or stitchbird, which went global on social media, has hopefully proved it is a "bird worth backing'', an Otago researcher says.
Keen orienteers of all ages were out on Signal Hill yesterday for the South Island championships.
This year’s Surf to Stadium event was a "huge success" as runners braved cool weather and enjoyed the "carnival-like atmosphere" at the end, the organiser said yesterday.
The owner of an Oamaru building business destroyed by fire over the weekend is "devastated" and unsure what the future holds.
An investigation has begun into a fire at a wood turning factory in Oamaru, which left the building badly damaged.
More needs to be done to close the gap between rich and poor when it comes to dental work, an Otago academic says.
An E-Waste and E-Cycle Centre is helping the University of Otago make the most of its electronic resources - and schools and community organisations are also reaping the benefits.
The University of Otago is about to open New Zealand's first drop-in centre for students coping with sexual assault or harassment.
Performing at New Zealand's first Bras and Brass concert to raise money for breast cancer survivors was an "amazing" experience, two Dunedin musicians say.
Police are investigating after an Invercargill dairy was robbed by two men armed with a hammer and a knife last night.
Edible wrapping created from corn and seafood by-products could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastic in the food and animal feed industries, a group of Otago researchers say.
Otago Museum was neck-and-neck with the South Canterbury Museum, as staff from both vied to get into the final of the Great Museum Dance-Off.
A giant tortoise dancing in Animal Attic, disco moves in the Planetarium and ballet among the archives all make an appearance in Otago Museum's latest entry to the Great Museum Dance-Off.