Royal tours no longer attract the same hordes which greeted the youthful Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip when they toured New Zealand in the summer of 1953-54.
More than 170 investors have lost an estimated $12 million-$14 million after the collapse of Dunedin financial adviser Barry Kloogh’s companies. One investor offers a response, after reading Kloogh’s first media interview in the ODT.
Prof Tony Ballantyne responds to claims this week reform at the University of Otago has created a toxic culture.
The Deep Stream fire was more than an inconvenience to Dunedin residents asked to conserve water: it was a dreadful reminder of what our region can expect as our climate changes.
Winter is gathering here in Oxford, the streets are icy, and it seems that all hell has broken loose in the Oxford Union.
The population of New Zealand can be taken as almost entirely British in race, and in sentiment wholly British.
Money is an entirely human creation. It is a very powerful concept that largely exists in our minds. But it has a huge impact on our existence.
The Tramways Committee of the City Council, at its meeting yesterday, considered the question of extending the tramway service in different parts of the city. It was decided, subject to the...
University of Otago medical students who lied about completing their overseas elective work placements are lucky to be insulated from the full effect of undermining a system that relies on...
Uncertainty, inequality, fragility. Andrew Hussey explores why France is a country at war with itself.
The nice thing about being over 60 is you know enough to know you don’t know everything, however much you’ve learned, writes Gina Barreca.
On December 24, 1968, astronaut William Anders aboard the Apollo 8 reconnaissance mission took what has been called arguably the greatest environmental photograph of the Earth.
The Union Steam Ship's collier, Karori, with her decks awash at Birch Street wharf Dunedin. - Otago Witness, 25.11.1919.
The atmosphere at the University of Otago has been described by some as toxic. Kevin Clements and Peter Matheson believe radical reform is needed to reverse the effects of change management.
When Chloe Swarbrick casually flicked her "OK Boomer" insult across the aisle to National MP Todd Muller, she hadn't a clue she'd just turned it into the International Meme of the Year.
A family is sitting at the kitchen table, the children eating breakfast as their parents ruminate over a classified advertisement published in the morning's Otago Daily Times.