A major new research programme aims to build on our stunning success against Covid-19 by wiping out other infectious diseases - making the 2020s the "decade of elimination".
Ground markings at the former Seacliff asylum could be used to help get across the significance of the main hospital building that once stood there.
Ben Mason is refusing to give up on his bid to row around the South Island to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.
Three Otago and Southland secondary school pupils are on a path to becoming environmental leaders after being selected from hundreds of applications to attend this week’s Blake Inspire programme.
A 10-year-old boy who sleepwalked nearly half a kilometre had to be taken home to his parents by Dunedin police.
Offers of a new home for the Dunedin RSA Choir had come rolling in, choir president David More said.
Otago farmers may still require resource consent for the controversial practice of intensive winter grazing this year despite a delay in new national rules governing the practice.
The "astounding" standard of entrants for the 17th iD International Emerging Designer Awards has made it tough for judges.
Members of two Dunedin families, long separated by Covid-19 travel restrictions, had emotional reunions yesterday, after the start of two-way quarantine-free travel with Australia.
At Otago couple's palms were sweaty as their son nailed a once in a lifetime opportunity at the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.
An investigation has been launched after rugby fans were injured when a barrier gave way during Friday night’s Highlanders match.
A 73-year-old man was left with one ankle dislocated and the other possibly broken after he was struck by a car.
No-one was seriously hurt when two cars collided on State Highway 1, about half way between Milton and Waihola about 6.20pm, police said.
A zero tolerance approach to sexual misconduct and online abuse will now be spelled out in the University of Otago’s updated code of student conduct.