Dunedin city councillors will support the preservation of Foulden Maar, and are looking at steps to stop mining there.
Consultants will be working to identify potential theatre spaces in Dunedin in the next few weeks - and will put together a brief of what a theatre hub could look like.
Emergency services are at the scene of a car crash at the intersection of South Rd and Maitland St in Dunedin.
A University of Otago paleontologist has broken her silence on a controversial mining proposal, saying she was "more than horrified'' to learn the full extent of plans for Foulden Maar, near...
It is not possible for a proposed diatomite mine near Middlemarch to coexist alongside scientific research, a University of Otago paleontologist says.
A new memorandum of understanding signed by the University of Otago and a partner university in China will give Otago researchers access to a library of thousands of traditional Chinese medicines.
The University of Otago is doling out tough love ahead of exams next week with the launch of a new campaign encouraging students to look after themselves.
A budding geologist from the US never thought he would be working on Dunedin's harbour - but hopes his study will help the city's southern suburbs into the future.
Foulden Maar is home to hundreds of previously unknown species of insects and flowers, the world’s oldest whitebait species, and the oldest freshwater eel in the southern hemisphere.
After canvassing the opinions of students, a University of Otago law students' group will not be accepting money from law firm Russell McVeagh this year.
Bringing your "whole self to work" is what Otago Polytechnic wants to promote when it comes to the LGBT community.
Foulden Maar has similarities to another maar lake, the Messel Pit, in Germany - recognised in international law as a Unesco World Heritage site.
The dental clinical services building in Dunedin is finished and nearly ready for business, marking a milestone in the University of Otago's $130 million project to upgrade the School of Dentistry.
A University of Otago academic who contributed to the remeasurement of the tallest mountain in the world is returning to Nepal next week - where Mt Everest's new height will be revealed.
Otago University says it does not have an official position to share on a potential diatomite mine near Middlemarch, which would result in 500,000 tonnes of the mineral being extracted from the ground every year.
The first Dunedin Youth Jazz Festival showcase concert, which wrapped up the toe-tapping festival on Saturday night, was an "amazing" success, an organiser says.
Following the success of last year's sold-out Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival, the Otago University Students' Association plans to extend the extravaganza for the first time, holding it on two...
Dunedin police are appealing for information after a house in the city was apparently fired at several times early yesterday.
A Belleknowes resident has described hearing four "bangs" in an early-morning incident that was "pretty scary".
Physically and mentally well elderly people are being pushed into aged-care facilities by loneliness and burnt-out carers, a University of Otago study has found.