Recognising conditions found far more frequently among youth in prison than other young people is the first step towards helping them, a visiting expert from the United Kingdom says.
A new Government plan centralising polytechnic structure could "destroy the village in order to save it'' and needs radical change, the head of Otago Polytechnic says.
A seven-strong group of friends taking part in a 16,000km London-Mongolia rally for charity think they will probably break down in every country they visit - but it's not putting them off.
New grass under irrigation turns Hancock Park green as golfers tee off on the 16th hole at Chisholm Links (inset) this week.
The devil is in the detail when it comes to the Government's new healthy homes standards, but they will have a flow-on effect for Dunedin's rental market, the head of the Otago Property Investors'...
Fears around drug-checking demonstrate the Misuse of Drugs Act is ''not fit for purpose'', the head of the National Addiction Centre says.
Some first-year students still waiting for a place in a university hall of residence are staying in backpackers, the university says, as all colleges are currently jam-packed.
Lower prices will lead to more visitors, better student deals, and ''more tin in the air'' as Air NZ slashes its domestic flight prices by up to 50%, Otago and Southland-based stakeholders say.
Dunedin along with other regional centres around the country is due to reap the benefits as Air New Zealand slashes its lowest domestic fares by up to 50%.
Ketamine as well as MDMA was tested at OUSA's recent drug checking trial - and while only 60 tests were carried out on drugs brought in by students and the wider public, the true number of people...
A hui held for the South Dunedin community last night attracted 110 people, who expressed their pride for the area and listened to ideas about the South Dunedin Library and Community Complex.
From dark designs mourning the dead, to figures celebrating military accomplishments and well-known buildings, Roman coins held by the Otago Museum all bear a message, a University of Otago expert...
Scouts shouldered the bulk of the labour at this year's Otago and Southland founders' weekend camp at Waiora - but two Brighton sisters and their friends loved every minute of it.
Hardy Mosgiel folk did not mind the rain at this year's Party in the Park, young and old enjoying the food, stalls and family entertainment on offer.
More new building by the University of Otago appears certain as a forecast shows it will need 1000 more beds in the next decade.
Navigating a new place can be tricky at the best of times, let alone when you're running late for lectures - but a newly launched app from the University of Otago is changing that for students.
Two athletes managed to beat the clock in the return of the annual Clocktower Race yesterday, racing around the building before the last chime resounded around campus.
From the strange to the sublime, the Dunedin Fringe Festival is back and has something for everyone.
It was chilly in Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium last night, but that did not deter thousands of students who turned out to celebrate the start of the tertiary year at the popular toga party.
Thousands of sheet-wearing students have turned out to celebrate the start of the tertiary year at the popular toga party in Dunedin.