The University of Otago is predicting its roll will hit a six-year high next year, reaching 18,830 equivalent full-time students (EFTS) despite a national drop in high school leavers also being...
Thousands of people gathered around the South across about 20 centres yesterday to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War 1, after four years of commemorations.
Occupational therapy students brought street art to Dunedin’s rest-home residents last week, as part of their placements within local community groups. The presentation includes...
A $300,000 environmental clean-up which will allow staff to access clinical records at Dunedin Hospital again is under way.
Strong military connections made the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, "the war to end all wars", particularly poignant for one Dunedin family.
From elaborately embroidered French and Belgian postcards to stamps marking the battle of Gallipoli, hundreds of thousands of stamps and postcards were on show ahead of Armistice Day in Dunedin’s...
The University of Otago has won an Australasian sustainability award for a green initiative aimed at shrinking its carbon footprint by a third.
Trouble on a Borneo mountain thought by locals to be paradise is one of the subjects of an award-winning film co-produced by University of Otago academics.
A University of Otago geophysicist is making his 30th trip to the Antarctic, this time to do a seismic survey of the area around the Ross Ice Shelf.
Boosting Maori academic staff numbers at the University of Otago will be looked at with urgency in the coming months, one of the leaders of a network set up to support them says.
Centenarians are less lonely than other elderly people, a University of Otago study has found.
A mentally ill man who broke into Government House grounds also committed a raft of offences at the top of the South Island before going on a shoplifting spree in Dunedin.
Identifying students who are struggling and making contact with them early on is the aim of the University of Otago's new Office of Student Success.
A strike for better pay closed Dunedin District Court again yesterday afternoon, as about 30 court workers and their supporters chanted and waved placards in Castle St.
The Southern District Health Board has apologised after postponing three incontinence surgeries this week, as its surgeons' credentials are reviewed to ensure they meet new standards.
"Melliferous", meaning yielding or producing honey, proved to be a Kavanagh College pupil's downfall at a national spelling bee - but he still got a taste of sweet success, coming second equal...
Firefighters were called out to a burning tractor in the Saddle Hill area this afternoon.
Two University of Otago academics have been recognised for their achievements in the fields of mathematics and genetics, becoming centenary fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Papatowai man Keith Olsen recently spent four weeks helping young people in a refugee camp in Greece. He spoke to Elena McPhee about the experience.
Otago Polytechnic students will be brewing up lager and pale ale at their new facility in Cromwell - which has just been officially named the Rough Rock Brewing Company.