The DCC is set to begin an assessment of potentially earthquake-prone buildings in Dunedin. Grant Miller reports.
Dunedin's Meridian Mall is just 23 years old and is already considered earthquake-prone.
Construction of Otago Polytechnic’s trades training centre will help generate the workforce to build the new Dunedin Hospital.
A planned $31.7 million trades training centre at Otago Polytechnic has secured backing from the Government.
Eight months after it was revealed 53 medical students were embroiled in an overseas travel rort, the University of Otago has yet to start an inquiry.
From getting into beekeeping to carpentry and horticulture, hundreds of extra students have signed up for vocational learning at Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology.
The Government has no plans to use Dunedin hotels as isolation facilities for returning New Zealanders — but the city has not been ruled out.
Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins says he backs the Government's call not to use the city as a managed isolation centre for people returning to New Zealand.
Dunedin students who want to live with a light environmental footprint are working on their video pitches to be part of a sustainable neighbourhood.
Representatives of a tour group that has not refunded Otago families for cancelled education trips are proving difficult to find.
Otago families with high school pupils planning educational trips to Nepal and Cambodia may each lose thousands of dollars.
Dunedin hotels have been inspected and officials are assessing which ones may be suitable as isolation facilities for New Zealanders arriving from overseas.
Children who charged off in yesterday’s cool Dunedin air had a few obstacles to contend with that were different from those at a normal cross-country event.
A geotechnical assessment will be carried out this morning at the site of the slip near Cromwell and a small group of abseilers will clear material on areas where it is safe to work.
Neighbours saw smoke coming from a Dunedin house, banged on its back door, yelled to make sure no-one was inside and rang 111.
A house fire in Brockville, Dunedin, has been extinguished.
Bicycles dumped at the landfill will have new homes, clothing will be mended and electrical items repaired, as University of Otago students engage with ways to live more sustainably.
Almost half of the cases of potential academic misconduct at the University of Otago after semester 1 online examinations have been found to be unintentional or resulted from students being naive.
One of the candidates seeking to be the next student representative for clubs at the University of Otago has withdrawn from the race.
A former student representative for clubs at the University of Otago has revealed a complaint about sexual misconduct has been laid against him.