"Arts matter" is the message from thousands of students who have signed a petition in a bid to stop the university ditching its art history programme.
With almost all her works sold as the exhibition she is part of opens, Oamaru artist Gemma Campbell says the first showing of her work is "really special’’.
It is easy to think of the hectic 10-day arts spree that is the Arts Festival Dunedin as an unrestrained bout of spectacle, with glamorous, beautiful actors and performers sweeping imperiously across stages.
A Dunedin man who robbed a liquor store then stabbed a police officer with scissors is still considered a "significant risk" of violence.
The recorder section plays during a performance of The Saints Glory Train at the Saturday Morning Music Classes’ 50th annual demonstration concert in the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday.
Mateo Mirosa (7) lost two fish before he landed this rainbow trout at the annual Take a Kid Fishing event at the Southern Reservoir, in Dunedin, on Saturday.
A dashcam has captured the moment a dodgy driver races along the newly installed cycle path in Castle St on a busy Friday afternoon before swerving back into traffic and passing another car.
Police have apprehended a wanted man after swooping on Mosgiel and undertaking a search close to a primary school.
Crawling through mud-filled ditches, dodging barbed wire and navigating deep ponds has retained its appeal and the fifth Mud, Sweat and Tears event in Mosgiel yesterday was declared the most popular yet.
The unusual action taken by proctor to confiscate bongs from a student flat will unlikely be repeated though the University of Otago stands by his decision.
A proposal to lessen the impact the thousands of tourists have on Dunedin’s Baldwin St needs to happen soon, a resident says.
Heavy snow is expected across parts of Otago this afternoon, but the MetService is no longer expecting snow to 200m or significant snow on Dunedin's Northern Motorway.
A Port Otago worker sustained moderate injuries when he was struck by a container being loaded on to the vessel Maersk Inverness.
One of Dunedin’s newest buildings continues to be recognised nationally, this time winning a national architectural award for its efficient and sustainable design.
Rural pupils who travel long distances could be less active than their urban counterparts in getting to school, early results of a large study show.
Outram School pupils collected a vast pile of rubbish from the rural roadsides near their school during a recent clean-up.