A road-rage incident in Dunedin this afternoon led to a motorist reportedly being threatened with a knife, police say.
Four Dunedin dental clinics had a busy afternoon yesterday thanks to a dental day organised by Southern Cross Healthcare and the New Zealand Dental Association.
Ancient proverb "if people are of one heart, even the earth can become gold" was one of the key messages of unity delivered at the 10th anniversary of Dunedin’s Chinese Garden, Lau Yuan.
Showing how much fun drag can be was one of the main aims of Tucked and Loaded — a colourful show in which the audience was invited to take part — and organisers were delighted by the...
The University of Otago is embarking on its biggest construction project yet - a $150 million building in Christchurch.
The University of Otago researcher responsible for the Great Hihi Sperm Race is setting her sights on the declining South Island robin population.
Funding for a rebuild of Sara Cohen School in Dunedin - as part of a $22 million Government boost for South Island schools - is a watershed moment, the principal says.
A Dunedin school for special needs children will receive a $4 million upgrade, the Government has announced.
University of Otago cafes are teaching people to order their favourite snacks and caffeinated beverages in te reo - from a mowai (flat white) to a ratei tiai (chai latte).
Income from more enrolments and delays to construction work have again been highlighted as the main reasons the University of Otago's financial performance is better than expected.
The University of Otago's five arts fellows in literature, art, dance, and music have been selected for next year, and the prestigious Robert Burns Fellowship has gone to an award-winning local...
The audience was warned yesterday morning before cohorts of kindergarten pupils took to the stage: expect random outbursts in different languages and be ready to catch children jumping off the stage.
One of the original Polyfest performers from 1993 says it is "tear-jerking sometimes" to now see his children involved.
The Otago Early Childhood and Schools Maori and Pacific Island Festival (Polyfest) is preparing for its 25th event. Elena McPhee looks back over the history of the cultural festival.
A bronze statue celebrating 100 years of John McGlashan College depicts a pupil walking into the future, across 10 tiles each representing a decade of the Dunedin boys’ school’s history.
The university’s inaugural Enviro-Week, encouraging sustainable living and the protection of the environment, starts next week — and people are encouraged to walk on the wild side at a...
An eight-to-10 hour swim in the notoriously rough waters of Foveaux Strait would deter most people — but not 20-year-old student Hannah Morgan.
A fifth-year medical student who came from a Dunedin gang family "opened the door" for groundbreaking health research involving the Notorious Mongrel Mob.
The Otago University Medical Students' Association says students who criticise the university's Maori Entry Pathway have lost sight of the bigger picture, as some Maori students claim racism has...
Working with gang members on a study into liver health was not without its challenges, but getting in touch with the high-risk population was worth it, an academic says.