Music was pumping and dancers were looking their glamorous best at the third annual Otago Polytechnic ball for people with intellectual disabilities last night.
Students from the University of Otago have won Blake Ambassadorships and will be heading out to help the environment this summer - in fields ranging from aquaculture to helping save kiwi and kakapo.
If learning accounting sounds a bit dull, Nicola Beatson might change your mind.
A prisoner who left a man with brain damage after punching him in an exercise yard will serve another 15 months in jail.
Police are warning tradesmen to ensure they keep valuable tools out of sight after two more vehicles were broken into last night.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged with doing an indecent act beside a female at the Dunedin Public Library.
A higher excise tax on alcohol would save society hundreds of millions of dollars, and result in fewer people dying or being injured in vehicle accidents, University of Otago researchers say.
School was definitely out for four teachers college friends yesterday, as they relived their glory days as students in Dunedin 50 years ago.
Police and Land Search and Rescue have stopped searching overnight for the two missing divers in the Catlins.
Sentencing was deferred and people waiting to appear left lingering outside the Dunedin City Court yesterday afternoon, as court staff called a lightning strike.
Four high-achieving young people — three siblings and their cousin — are the first family group to be recognised at the annual Mana Pounamu Awards, an experience they say that has...
A 60-year-old man with serious injuries has been flown to Dunedin Hospital and another person has also been hurt in a crash during the Targa Rally.
Police are investigating reports a man "touched himself inappropriately" beside a female in the Dunedin Public Library yesterday afternoon.
One of the newest officers on the beat in Dunedin admits he never planned a career in the police force - but says he is pleased he took the opportunity to join up.
The Saudi Crown Prince's pledge to punish whoever murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi is nonsense, a University of Otago specialist in Middle Eastern politics says - and New Zealand should press...
A University of Otago lecturer says it is no exaggeration to say working at a university in Myanmar has changed his life - and now he is giving something back to the academic community, shipping...
New Zealand's relationship property laws are out of touch with people's notions of fairness, and should be changed, University of Otago researchers say.
One person has sustained moderate injuries after a vehicle crash near Invercargill this afternoon.
Police and fire crews have been called this morning after a car rolled near Ophir, in Central Otago.
The largest chunk of the millions Aurora Energy plans to pour into its network over the next decade will go towards pole and crossarm renewals, the council-owned company says.