Prof Sir Alan Mark says the Havelock North water contamination crisis is a ''major wake-up call'' about the need for more sustainable agriculture and better protection of drinking water.
People should move beyond mere tolerance and try to understand more about others with different faiths and cultures, an Islamic scholar says
A teenager has been arrested and charged with the attempted knifepoint robbery of Highgate Dairy, in Dunedin, earlier this month.
University of Otago staff and students yesterday protested against proposed cuts to what many called ''the critic and conscience of society''.
''Injured and maimed'' patients had to wait among a ''throng'' of others in a short-staffed Dunedin Hospital emergency department recently, a local woman says.
A ground-breaking concussion study will give researchers a chance to get inside the heads of Otago rugby players.
Teachers are highly valued and the most important factor in ensuring a high standard of education in schools, according to a recent survey.
A looming stop-work meeting for teachers, aimed at discussing proposed changes to the Education Act, is expected to cause disruption across Otago schools early next month.
An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck central Myanmar, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the country and the region.
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George look back at the Olympics and discuss their highlights. They also let you know when the Black Ferns are coming to Dunedin and ask the question, “who is the...
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George look at the situation where the SDHB spent over $500,000 per year on two consultants but are not prepared to release the reports those consultants wrote.
The cyclist killed in a collision with a light truck just north of Hokitika this morning was a local teenager.
A teenager has been arrested following the attempted robbery of Highgate Dairy, in Dunedin, earlier this month.
Dominic George and Pat Brittenden look back at the All Black's great performance against Australia last weekend and look ahead to this weekend’s match in Wellington.
Police are questioning a driver over an alleged hit-and-run that broke a young boy's leg in Auckland.
Rescue teams are working through the night to find survivors of a devastating quake in central Italy.
Air New Zealand's chief executive Christopher Luxon says bad behaviour by crew posted to social media let down the entire company.
A man has attacked a friend at a party over Facebook messages between his partner and the victim.
A person died after crashing into a fence in Penrose this morning.
About 400 people gathered opposite the University of Otago Clock Tower this afternoon to protest proposed cuts to the University of Otago humanities division.