More than 170 people packed into the Iona Church, Port
Chalmers, yesterday for an annual Christmas carol-singing
The Portobello community has received the ''best Christmas
present'' with the repair and early return of its pontoon.
University of Otago researcher Dr Margaret Ryan is
delighted to have received a $186,000 grant from the
Neurological Foundation, to deepen understanding of a protein
that could help treat Alzheimer's disease.
Answers to mysteries from the ancient past may be lurking in
humble dental plaque.
Six University of Otago graduation ceremonies and yesterday's
record Otago Polytechnic ceremony are pumping several million
dollars into the Dunedin economy as out-of-town relatives
flock to the city.
If University of Otago software engineering student Smitha
Keertipati (22) ever needed any advice about her studies she
did not have to go far to seek help.
Esme Thompson (2), of Dunedin, cranes her head and tries to
get closer to the magic while visiting the Pixie Town display
at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum this week.
Having overcome the daunting challenges of a house fire,
motherhood and recent back surgery, Jenna Pope was
''thrilled'' to be graduating from Otago Polytechnic
The spirit of Christmas is burning brightly in Dunedin after
city residents donated 800 banana boxes of foodstuffs
and non-alcoholic drinks to the annual Emergency Services Can
Drive Appeal yesterday.
Olympic swimming double gold medallist Danyon Loader will be
among a record 550 people to graduate in person from Otago
Polytechnic in a ceremony this afternoon.
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