A panoramic view of St Clair, St Kilda and part of South Dunedin from the steps above Valpy St, St Clair.
Electorate deals have already become something of a sore point early in an election year but after 21 years of MMP, they should come as no surprise to voters.
Our schools’ burning of coal is harmful to our children’s and planet’s health and should be stopped, writes Prof Ralph Adler.
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the second of a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during...
Numbers count in politics. Seven months from the election, how do they stack?
Officers and NCOs of D Company, 25th Reinforcements. Standing (from left): G. E. Williamson, H. D. Luxton, T. R. Southall, W. J. McDonald and G. A. McChesney. Sitting: J. Gilks, Lieutenant J. H. A. McKeefry, Captain Jno. Graham, Lieutenant L. J. B. Chapple and A. J. Goodsir. In front: G. P. Campbell, C. V. Whittington, M. P. Comerford and G. Shaw. Absent: Lieutenant E. G. Cousins. - Otago Witness 1.2.1917
The devastating Port Hills fires in Christchurch are a stark reminder of how little control we have over Mother Nature.
Far across the wide Pacific in a place called La La Land, the natives call today President’s Day, writes John Lapsley.
Mayor Dave Cull’s comments after the plan to close Cadbury’s manufacturing in Dunedin was announced last Thursday were uninformed and unconsidered, writes Rob Hamlin.
Sir Ernest Shackleton (left) and some of the men the Aurora brought back from the Ross Sea (from left, standing) R. Richards, A. K. Joyce and (sitting) J. O. Gaze and E. Joyce with dogs that accompanied the men on their sledge journey.
The stance taken by Dunedin North Intermediate principal Heidi Hayward in sharing her concerns about some of her pupils has much to commend it.
One day in the winter of early 1917, New Zealand troops in northern France might have been surprised to see a distinguished visitor in civvies confidently striding about the place, chatting away to...
Some North Otago boys of the 23rd Reinforcements preparing to go on night operations. From left: Privates O. P. Turnbull (Enfield), P. Lunnan (Palmerston), E. P. Keane (Earnscleugh), J. Lowrey (Enfield), J. Malcolm (Enfield), W. M. Ferguson (Herbert) and A.M. Bates (Windsor).
Soon, the streets of Dunedin will come alive as thousands of students arrive in the city to start their academic year.
David Tombs compares the Catholic Church’s recent responses to allegations of sexual abuse in Australia and in Peru.
New Zealand universities and recruitment will suffer badly from the lack of job security for academics, writes Julie Cupples.
Seaforth Highlanders helping the French by picking potatoes.
The final part of Dunedin’s large-scale manufacturing is being ripped from the city following an announcement yesterday the Cadbury factory will close sometime next year.
Meg Davidson believes a mirror glass tower block opposite the Dunedin Town Hall would make a mockery of a district plan aiming to foster a low-rise cityscape to complement heritage architecture.
It is with relief Dunedin residents have learnt that at least a significant part of the former Carisbrook site is being redeveloped. Owner Milton-based Calder Stewart has filed a resource consent...