John Gibb

Groundwater revelation

Groundwater revelation

Otago is a province with a rich history of establishing firsts. We have led the way in many fields and that tradition continues. Researchers at the University of Otago are attracting international attention and some have been granted millions of dollars for cutting-edge projects. What are they up to? Reporter John Gibb, in a fortnightly series, does his own research on the researchers.

Museum officer installs Columba exhibition

Otago Museum collection officer Jamie Metzger has spent two days at Columba College this week installing a ''pop-up exhibition'' to mark the school's centenary.

Otago tops research index

The University of Otago has topped New Zealand's research institutions in terms of a noted research publishing index involving the Nature Publishing Group.

ORC helping fruit fly eradication

Otago Regional Council environmental monitoring and operations manager Jeff Donaldson has recently been helping with eradication efforts in Auckland after the Queensland fruit fly outbreak there.

ORC to step up wallaby controls

The Otago Regional Council is moving to take stronger action in response to a growing threat of wallaby incursions from South Canterbury, including via the Hawkdun Range.

Chance to keep out wallabies

The wallabies are coming.

Call to tackle busy intersection sooner

Call to tackle busy intersection sooner

Mosgiel community representative Bill Feather warns there is no room for complacency about traffic congestion affecting a key intersection leading into the town.

'Happy' RSA military memorabilia is soon to get much better housing

'Happy' RSA military memorabilia is soon to get much better housing

Mosgiel Memorial RSA committee member Bing Crosbie (84) is ''very happy'' the club's extensive collection of military memorabilia and its library books will soon be much better housed.

Hotere's ceramics collection focus of exhibition

Hotere's ceramics collection focus of  exhibition

An Otago Museum exhibition of ceramics from the collection of the late Dunedin painter Ralph Hotere offers new insights into his artistic interests and friendships.

Science fiction, fantasy collection on show

Science fiction, fantasy collection on show

On the floor of the de Beer Gallery at the University of Otago central library there is a spot reserved for ardent devotees of science fiction.