A University of Otago researcher is studying a common and inexpensive drug used to treat diabetes, to see if it can be repurposed to treat a subtype of lung cancer.
Enjoying the Cherry Walk at the Dunedin Botanic Garden are students (from left) Shanae van de Wiel, Ashlee Drummy and Kate Harding.
Dunedin nurse Anne Daniels is the new president of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, one of the country’s most high-profile and most fractured unions. She talks to health reporter Mike Houlahan.
Duty supervisor Charissa Marr prepares the St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool in Dunedin yesterday for its October 1 reopening.
The newest crop of University of Otago Arts Fellows will work on projects covering everything from religion to a folk ball.
A stadium boss says at this stage it's unlikely the Guns N' Roses New Zealand tour will go ahead, but the promoter is yet to make a final call on the matter.
The most dangerous phase of the Covid-19 pandemic could still be ahead for New Zealand, and opening borders, even with high vaccination rates, could lead to thousands of deaths, it was suggested yesterday.
Conservation projects across the South are set to benefit from a $17.5 million injection of cash, with 187 jobs to be created by government funding announced today.
Environment Minister David Parker and Otago Regional Council chairman Andrew Noone have had an ‘‘initial’’ conversation following the recent call from some around the council table for the minister...
Emergency services were called to Aramoana Rd yesterday morning after a car went into the harbour. A spokeswoman said police received a report at 8.35am. A St John spokesman said an ambulance was...
The ‘‘cruel’’ reaction to an Auckland couple breaching Level 4 lockdown is a product of a campaign of fear causing people to lose their humanity, a Dunedin psychiatrist says.
A crane lifts scaffolding into place above the Dunedin Railway Station yesterday in preparation for the second stage of refurbishment work on the 115-year-old building.
Seventeen women have been cleared of having cancer as part of an urgent reassessment of 60 breast scans performed on Otago and Southland women.
Leaving a committee meeting after a conflict of interest issue was raised by the council chief executive was a mistake, the Otago Regional Council's chairman now says.
The standard of care for a prisoner who died of a rare meningitis fell below best practice, an expert says.
A man who abruptly ended a crime spree by accidentally shooting himself with a sawn-off shotgun has been jailed for three years one month.
The morning sun bounces off an oar as a rowing pair glide over the glassy Otago Harbour in Deborah Bay yesterday.