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.
A six-year battle with depression inspired a young student to give proceeds from her jewellery business to a cause close to her heart - and now she's auctioning a pair of diamond-studded gold earrings for charity.
Health professionals are still in the dark about how synthetic cannabis works and, as New Zealand's death rate climbs, more study of the drugs is vital, a University of Otago researcher says.
A clinical psychologist looking at the dynamics between clinicians and patients at risk of suicide has won the top prize at the University of Otago's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
Another 80 equivalent full-time students have enrolled at the University of Otago, figures show, meaning an increase of 380 equivalent full-time students compared to this time last year.
Police have retrieved a radio stolen from members of Campus Watch after they were accosted by teenagers while on patrol earlier this week.
ID Dunedin's first taste of the bright lights of Auckland will also be a step back into the past - the organisers' debut show at New Zealand Fashion Week includes pieces from past emerging designers.
A breakthrough in the use of antibiotics to prevent tuberculosis will transform treatment of the disease, a University of Otago academic says.
An online threat which sparked fears of a mass shooting at the University of Otago was made via an internet server in Colombia.
A lecturer at the University of Otago's Wellington campus is ``absolutely delighted'' to receive more than $180,000 to investigate a new therapy for premature babies.
The University of Otago's community law centre and staff and students are seeking clarity on the police stance on violence between flatmates.
A crowd gathered at the Otago Museum reserve yesterday for a thoughtful ceremony to mark Hiroshima Day.
The news that Scottish crime writer Val McDermid is to take up a visiting professor role at Otago University has been hailed as ''hugely exciting''.
University catering manager and baking judge Gary McNeill samples an artistic chocolate mousse cake at this year's Otago University Students' Association Great Bake-Off yesterday.
Celebrated Scottish novelist Val McDermid is travelling to the University of Otago to take up a three-year visiting professor role in the Division of Humanities.
Suspects behind an apparent drive-by shooting in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair remain at large.
Recognisable by their large blue umbrellas, Dunedin people taking part in a special exhibition at the weekend were adrift on a Wi-Fi ocean — getting a taste of what whales hear as they navigate the depths.
Reintroducing bats, tuatara and native birds into NZ's cities is not beyond the realms of imagination, two University of Otago zoologists say - if cat owners become more aware of the benefits keeping their pet indoors.
An apparent drive-by shooting in St Clair this morning was a ''targeted incident'', police say, and there was no risk to the public.