Megan Prentice will soon have a "positive place" where she can remember her best friend.
A year on from the death of a student at a Dunedin flat party, her parents say their drive to help make the area safer continues. Grant Miller reports.
A truck collided with a car, which then ploughed through a fence and into a house in Dunedin's Great King St North, police say.
Legalising cannabis is the most effective way of containing damage associated with the drug, University of Otago students have been told.
The University of Otago looks set to bin a document that suggested changes to the way students from minority backgrounds are given priority in selection to its medical school.
A game on a Sunday afternoon during school holidays — and with the Ranfurly Shield at stake — could draw quite a crowd.
If The Opportunities Party (Top) candidate Ben Peters was momentarily backed by National’s Michael Woodhouse for the Dunedin electorate, it is no longer the case.
A vehicle has slid down a bank in Dunedin's Leith Valley Rd amid wet and slippery conditions.
Otago rugby fans had to wait a little before they could get a glimpse of the Ranfurly Shield and celebrate their team's return with the revered trophy.
Much of the University of Otago’s building programme could be put off for three or four years, after the Government rejected all five of its "shovel-ready projects" applications.
More work will be needed — both in rural and urban areas — to stop rivers degrading in the South.
Cannabis made Labour’s David Clark "giggly", National’s Michael Woodhouse had a "bad reaction" to the drug and the Green Party’s Jack Brazil lauded its medicinal benefits.
After years of battling the scarfie booze culture, the University of Otago is backing new ideas to keep students safe, following the death of a student last year. Grant Miller reports.
It took a fair while and followed protests and petitions, but a change in the speed limit is on the way for Port Chalmers’ main street.
Covid-19 academics may be respected, but experts who warn of dangers associated with alcohol are pooh-poohed, University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne says.
This year’s Otago university students’ capping show was postponed three times and the actors had to keep their distance during rehearsals, but not even Covid-19 can halt a 126-year tradition.
Students achieving outstanding grades are missing out on selection for Otago University’s medical school. Others get preferential entry. Is the system equitable and what's best for the future of the health workforce?
University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne has declined to say whether she will seek an extension of her contract.
The screech of tyres and then a bang alerted a former chief fire officer at Dunedin’s Ravensbourne station to a fatal crash near his house.
Ongoing uncertainty about how long New Zealand’s border will stay shut and a likely plunge in income are keeping the South’s providers of education for international students on edge.