Edible wrapping created from corn and seafood by-products could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastic in the food and animal feed industries, a group of Otago researchers say.
Demand for housing in Dunedin is going to increase dramatically in the next 10 years, and the Dunedin City Council needs to ensure it is part of the solution, Mayor Dave Cull says.
The cause of a blaze which engulfed a home on a farm on the Otago Peninsula last Friday has yet to be determined, but a fire investigator says there is "no reason to believe it is suspicious".
The Dunedin City Council is to demolish a house it owns to make way for flood protection work on a Taieri property it bought three years ago for $1.7 million.
Cadbury owner Mondelez International has received the all-clear for its multimillion-dollar redevelopment of the Cadbury World tourist attraction.
After an absence of about a year, the New Zealand flag is again flying above Larnach Castle.
Fossils in a lump of rock recovered by University of Otago paleontologists 30 years ago have brought them closer to finding the common ancestor of modern right and minke whales.
An external agency will bring eye specialists from around New Zealand to Dunedin to tackle a backlog of 768 patients with "significantly overdue" appointments.
Dunedin has joined other cities both in New Zealand and around the world in endorsing the Global Street Design Guide.
The question of when is a cafe a cafe and when is it a bar was at the centre of a debate during a liquor licensing hearing in Dunedin yesterday.
Cr Kate Wilson and Dunedin resident Graham Smith discuss the Dunedin City Council’s draft 10-year plan during a talk with councillors at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum yesterday.
The Dunedin Returned Services Association and Welfare Trust is asking for a few more volunteer collectors for the Poppy Day appeal tomorrow.
The poultry industry has criticised as scaremongering findings that say most of the fresh chicken meat sold in New Zealand is contaminated with campylobacter.
A University of Otago scientist may have just made a big step toward solving the heart-breaking problem of infertility - and the suspected missing puzzle piece lies hidden in our brains.
Kiwi scientists have described a previously unknown genus of ancient whale that roamed our oceans more than 27 million years ago.
A gruelling battle has ended after the family of a Dunedin man wrongly imprisoned for 10 years dropped a compensation bid to avoid "further heartache''.
Cycle advocates are ramping up pressure on the Government to deal with an issue that has resulted in a Dunedin cycleway stopped in its tracks by a new KiwiRail rule.
Aldous Harding won the coveted Taite Music Prize for her ''bewitching sophomore album'' Party, at an awards ceremony in Auckland last night.
A Dunedin bus driver has been sacked after complaints emerged about his allegedly lewd behaviour on the Port Chalmers route.
The Otago Regional Council chamber will be shifted to its new temporary home at Philip Laing House next month after an almost million-dollar revamp.