Recently appointed University of Otago scientist Prof Miguel Quinones-Mateu plans to focus part of his research on emergent viruses that could pose a threat to New Zealand's biosecurity.
History repeated itself yesterday as two old rivals reached a photo finish in a thrilling conclusion to the Surf to Stadium Fun Run and Walk in Dunedin.
From microchipping and desexing stray dogs in the Cook Islands to organising flea and worm treatment for them, an Otago Polytechnic vet lecturer says she values her 15-year connection to the...
British Prime Minister Theresa May's top ministers are moving to oust her within days, The Sunday Times reported, as her Brexit strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United Kingdom was due...
National leader Simon Bridges is calling for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terror attack that killed 50 people in two mosques on March 15.
The organiser of a vigil planned in Christchurch's North Hagley Park tonight is expecting between 30,000 and 40,000 people to attend.
A Dunedin mother whose son killed himself six years ago says she is still waiting for a coroner's inquest into his death.
Two experienced flight instructors have died following a light aircraft crash in the Kaimanawa Ranges, police have confirmed.
The mother of a Palestinian man killed in the Christchurch massacre has died of a heart attack after she came to attend his funeral.
The evacuation of thousands of concert-goers from the Homegrown Music Festival last night was reportedly sparked by a tattoo.
Norwegian rescue authorities say a freighter has experienced an engine seizure in the same stormy Hustadsvika Bay region off western Norway where hundreds of people are being winched off by...
A North Taieri girl was ‘‘shocked’’ to qualify to represent her country in a horse riding competition in Australia.
Communities in Concord and Waldronville are among neighbourhood groups across Dunedin coming together to mark Neighbours Day.
Scooter injuries have cost the country $3 million in the past five months - but cyclists are still more injury-prone.
Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared ...
An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed at least 62 people, state media said late on Friday, with 34 people critically injured and 28 missing, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public.
One person has required medical attention following a three car crash on Ravensbourne Rd this afternoon.