Student groups are feeling the effects of increasing living costs and rising rents and the number of students seeking financial help from the OUSA has almost doubled from this time last year.
Dunedin flats are being snapped up by first-home buyers, amid concerns from landlords it will be too costly to meet the Government's new housing requirements.
Syphilis rates are climbing in Otago and Southland as the country is swept by a resurgence of the disease.
A collection at the Otago Museum showcasing the fragility of the earth’s oceans is the biggest yet in an annual collaboration between artists and scientists, organisers say.
A tradition of giving students explicit nicknames at Selwyn College goes back at least 18 years, a former resident claims.
Students and staff at Studholme College in Dunedin have been offered antibiotics, after a student was diagnosed with meningococcal disease yesterday.
Changes to international student visas and work rights could affect Otago's regional industries as well as education providers, the head of the region's chamber of commerce says.
Staff and students at Studholme College have been offered antibiotics, after a student was diagnosed with meningococcal disease today becoming the third student to be affected this year.
A naked man who threw a live rooster into a lecture theatre at the University of Otago earlier this month remains at large.
The phrase "don't judge a book by its cover" will be put into practice next week, when University of Otago students set up a human library on campus.
Three businesses are in the next stage in Dunedin's start-up competition - with aims like creating more natural pet food, a better data management systems for medical specialists, and helping hairdressers cut down on aluminium foil.
Another student is suspected to have meningococcal disease at the University of Otago, the Southern DHB has confirmed.
A geographer who works to put Maori and indigenous concerns on the map has won the New Zealand Geographical Society's top honour.
Dunedin's longest-serving female road police officer is hanging up her hat after 38 years on the job.
The Dunedin Study is carrying out its first MRI imaging study of participants, and has run pilot scans on staff members and volunteers.
After allegations of bullying at Selwyn College, the students' association there cannot hold its formal meetings without an observer - a move which has sparked rights concerns.
A University of Otago academic made honorary chieftain of an African village plans to work with local leaders to improve residents' access to healthcare.
Fashion changes so quickly, being a hairstylist involves doing your homework right up until the last minute, one of the organisers of the region’s annual competition says.
Three police cars were called to a crash between a petrol tanker and a van on Cumberland St in Dunedin this afternoon.
A year on from the slip that tore it in half, the Cape Saunders cottage belonging to Rachel Duell is still in limbo.