Gordon Sasse’s pride and joy — his extensive garden — may have been destroyed in last year’s disaster, but the optimistic Blanket Bay man says every cloud has a silver lining.
Even though there was no damage to their house or garden, flooding did have a lasting emotional impact on a St Clair family who were forced to evacuate due to a massive landslip.
A mental health advocate is questioning why the University of Otago does not have a formal suicide prevention policy in place, four years after she asked for one.
Police were called after the discovery of old mortar shells at a building site on Clyde St in North Dunedin this morning.
Not just the amount, but the type of rubbish people leave lying around public places in Dunedin is surprising, an artist who wants to get people talking about trash says.
A group the Otago University Students' Association says is identical to a ''cult'' the association dissociated itself from last year has had its application to affiliate to OUSA rejected.
Forsyth Barr Stadium will become Australasia's largest dance floor tonight, as thousands flock to the pitch for the Kendrick Lamar concert.
Police expect the number of mental health callouts they receive across the Southern District to continue rising, as data reveals attempted and threatened suicide callouts in Otago reached a three...
Otago's ratio of general to academic staff members dropped last year - but it was still the highest of the country's seven largest universities, a comparison report has found.
An inter-dimensional jazz duo and a time-travelling countess were just some of the characters showcased by aspiring steampunk fans as part of the New Zealand International Science Festival.
The OUSA is pushing ahead with its plan to get a better deal for assistants in residential colleges appealing to past, present and prospective RAs to get in touch with their experiences.
Hungry gourmands staving off the winter chill flocked to the university's twice-yearly International Food Festival at the weekend, to sample hot fare from more than 20 countries.
A fire investigator will today examine the scene of a suspected arson in Oamaru last night.
Otago University has defended sending a communications specialist to Loch Ness to accompany a scientist searching for the mythical monster there.
Record label Flying Nun Records has given its collection of master tapes to the Alexander Turnbull Library, to mark the start of the library’s centenary period.
The fire service was called out to a home in Mosgiel tonight, after a malfunctioning pellet fire led to heavy smoke throughout the house.
The Otago scientist behind the latest quest to find the Loch Ness monster says he feels honoured to receive international recognition after working in the genetics field for nearly three decades.
After teaching theatre for more than 37 years director Lisa Warrington - who gave Allen Hall its famous red door - has officially left her position at the university.
Otago Polytechnic is still bucking the trend of declining enrolments in the sector, with nearly 400 students more than expected enrolled for the second semester - but is waiting to hear whether its...
The University of Otago's finances are in good shape due to extra enrolments in the first semester and delays to building work, its latest financial report says.