Two motorcycles whizzing around inside a metal sphere, 4m in diameter, at 50kmh — what could possibly go wrong?
As a global shortage of PPE gear starts to bite, University of Otago scientists are helping to develop a method of disinfecting PPE for potential reuse or recycling during the Covid pandemic.
The Southern District Health Board has apologised and said it let down a man who made repeated visits to its emergency department, none of which detected the colon cancer that ultimately killed him.
The summer holidays have interrupted a multimillion-dollar project to restore Te Rauone Beach in Otago Harbour.
Firefighters use a turntable ladder to secure loose roofing at the Caledonian War Memorial Gymnasium, in Dunedin, yesterday.
Employing security staff to check Covid-19 vaccine passes at Dunedin City Council sites has cost more than $20,000.
Many young southerners got their first Covid-19 jabs yesterday as vaccinations for children began smoothly.
Dunedin crews were called to a suspicious fire in toetoe in the Silverstream area yesterday before returning overnight to control a flare-up.
Two wards have been closed at Dunedin Hospital and infection and prevention-control measures are in place following a gastroenteritis outbreak.
The Tongan volcano that erupted on Saturday showed signs of activity in 2015, but nothing that suggested a large eruption was coming, an Otago scientist says.
Beachgoers and sunbathers may have noticed unusual tidal action on Otago’s coastline over the past three days as Cyclone Cody and Tonga's volcano eruption disturbed the surrounding ocean.
Measuring temperature variations in supercooled ocean water under the Ross Ice Shelf may hold the key to informing New Zealand’s future weather forecasts.