Canada's Queen’s University will early next month confer the honorary degree of doctor of science on former University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Sir David Skegg.
On the outside, Dunedin Hospital nurse Dana Smith looks like a healthy young person, but on the inside she is anything but.
Police are investigating after a prisoner at Otago Corrections Facility was seriously injured.
A retired United States Air Force officer who blew the lid on a multimillion-dollar US defence scam has turned his experience into a PhD thesis.
Photos from around the Otago University campus.
Robotic surgical tools are cutting costs and improving patient outcomes, but robots will not be carrying out operations without guidance from human surgeons anytime soon.
Motorists are being warned to take care on southern roads as a wintry blast moves over the country.
Police are trying to track down a good Samaritan who helped a 17-year-old girl after she escaped a Sydney home where she was reportedly held captive as a sex slave.
The man dubbed New Zealand's first serial killer has been denied parole.
Police are appealing for information about the vandalism of flats above Dunedin’s YMCA.
A man has allegedly tried to abduct a number of children walking to school in Christchurch this morning.
A Dunedin primary school is set to get a $6.7 million makeover including eight new classrooms.
A king hit in the Octagon which left a Mosgiel man with a broken jaw was not a rare occurrence, according to a judge.
Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel that helped reshape the US political landscape, has died at age 77.
A light dusting of snow in parts of the South may be just a taste of things to come later today.
Two people have been arrested over a violent Mangere dairy robbery this week.
President Donald Trump says an inquiry into possible ties between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia is "the single greatest witch hunt" in US history.
A University of Otago music lecturer is concerned the fate of yet another Dunedin music venue is up in the air.
Two pedestrians were hit by cars in separate incidents in Dunedin yesterday evening.
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's death has been ruled a suicide.