Geological drilling should be undertaken near New Zealand to
check for key new tsunami risk factors recently discovered by
scientists investigating Japan's devastating tsunami,
geologist Dr Virginia Toy says.
Dave Richards, a former member of the British Army's elite
Red Devils parachute display team, will complete a remarkable
journey today, gaining a University of Otago dentistry degree
after overcoming dyslexia.
Storm force winds gusting over 50 knots prevented two large
cruise ships, including Voyager of the Seas, from entering
Otago Harbour yesterday, in a ''disappointing'' day for
Dunedin's visitor industry.
Record numbers of students graduating from the University of
Otago and Otago Polytechnic and a big scientific conference
are expected to pump millions of dollars into Dunedin's
economy over the next month.