Had it not been for Barbara Pickering's sharp eye, an unsuspecting sailor and his crew might have been blown out of Wellington Harbour by New Zealand artillery about 75 years ago.
In Julian Faigan's large book collection his two-volume edition of swashbuckling pirate novel Westward Ho! does not especially stand out, but its covers hide an even more remarkable story than that...
A stroke and dementia have robbed World War 2 veteran Neil Harper of many things, but not his sense of smell.
After its own terrorism attacks, Sri Lanka could learn a great deal from New Zealand's earlier response, particularly in leadership empathy and effectiveness, a Sri Lankan researcher says.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists he is still ''seriously undecided'' about whether to stand again as rumours swirl he may step aside.
A group of Otago regional and Dunedin city councillors will boycott a briefing by Austrian gas giant OMV, as the Dunedin City Council calls on the Government to take action.
University of Otago graduate Emily McEwan has received the New Zealand Planning Institute's national Wallace Ross Award for research.
Low cloud and fog in Wellington have resulted in the cancellation of several flights, including one to Dunedin on Wednesday night.
An external makeover of John Wickliffe House is coming to fruition five years after the plans were rejected by the Dunedin City Council.
Muslim students at the University of Otago are inviting the wider Dunedin community to view a documentary focusing on converts to Islam, living in different countries around the world.
New painted roundabouts popping up across Dunedin and costing $120,000 will improve safety, the Dunedin City Council says.
Samantha (11) and Walter (7) Gibb, both of Invercargill, put pencils to paper and bring vibrancy to native bird pictures at Wall Street Mall yesterday.
A key component in the Southern District Health Board's plan to restore its shaky financial position has been imperilled by the looming five-day resident doctors' strike.
OUSA has locked in bands including Kiwi singer-songwriter Mitch James and Australian surf music and garage rock band Skegss for this year's Reorientation Week
Actress Jess Keogh (26), from Carol Krueger Theatre Productions, stars as mermaid Serene in Krueger's adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen tale The Little Mermaid.
New Zealand Registered Doctors' Association members have decided to strike for five days, causing disruption to southern hospital services.
An innovative University of Otago study suggests that Pasifika youngsters have good ideas on how to overcome the serious inequalities in dental care that affect them.
Otago Sri Lankans are "devastated and heartbroken'' by terror attacks in their home country and say they will do all they can to help.