The University of Otago has received its best research results for four years, its three-year external funding average increased to $112.3 million, a greater output of work, and more postgraduate research students are attending.
The story of a Dunedin soldier who smuggled his violin to the front during World War 1 illustrates the human side of war and the power of music, the creators of a new book on him say.
A woman has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a heavy truck and trailer and car collided on Dunedin's one-way system.
A Dunedin teen whose great-uncle presented him with a row of World War 2 medals hopes other families will make similar gestures leading up to Anzac Day.
Films and colourful cupcakes are on the menu at the Otago University Students’ Association’s Queerest Tea Party today, which aims to raise awareness of gender diversity during Dunedin’s Pride Week.
Keen brass band musicians brought a touch of "razzmatazz" to Dunedin at the weekend for the annual Otago-Southland provincial contest.
The organisers of Dunedin’s first pro-wrestling contest for 30 years say the event was "amazing" — and they are already discussing returning to the city.
The OUSA is getting on board with a national petition encouraging the Government to urgently bring back promised postgraduate allowances.
More than 80 people have taken voluntary redundancies at Otago University since a review of student support services began. The union representing tertiary staff says stress and uncertainty are factors.
Pupils at a Dunedin school were literally jumping for joy when rugby legend Richie McCaw arrived by helicopter this morning.
Wagers have been flying in and nearly $4600 has been raised for one of New Zealand's little-known native birds, after "The Great Hihi Sperm Race" was launched by a Dunedin academic.
The majority of Dunedin's new southbound Cumberland St cycleway is now painted and is "operationally" finished, the NZ Transport Agency says.
The University of Otago has been rated one of the top three best universities to study at internationally, by a global site which provides information to students looking to study overseas.
The University of Otago has denied that Ngai Tahu can veto research proposals at the university, following criticism of its Maori consultation policy in the media.
"Outdoor maths" is how a Dunedin surveyor describes his profession, but practitioners say surveying can encompass everything from laser scanning buildings to mapping the seafloor.
The University of Otago Central Library has made a list of the best libraries in the world, coming in at No13 and beating some historic and state-of-the-art buildings.
The University of Otago has released a schedule for its 150th anniversary celebrations next year, which will include a street parade, picnics, a play, dinner and a regatta.