Australia is within its legal rights to discriminate against
New Zealanders working there, but its moral position is much
shakier, Prof Mark Henaghan says.
As debate continues about possible new designs for the New
Zealand flag, people can still experiment with new
flag-related ideas using an internet site dreamed up by
University of Otago researchers.
Powerful scientific technology has helped University of Otago
researchers to show that some of the likely ancestors of
Polynesians were eating fruit bats and chickens in Vanuatu
3000 years ago.
University of Otago researcher Andrew Clarkson says New
Zealand should ''declare war'' on strokes and strengthen
related research, after successfully cutting the national
Establishing a $3 million research station on the Auckland
Islands will benefit New Zealand through a better
understanding of the likely impact of climate change,
University of Otago researchers have helped solve the great
disappearing hydrogen gas mystery.
Heritage campaigner Ann Barsby has ''gone out on a limb'' to
save a rare 19th-century worker's cottage near the Dunedin
Gasworks Museum but her action could come at a big personal
Growing problems with the Southern District Health Board's
''ageing infrastructure'' and the negative effects of
population-based funding were highlighted at a public meeting
A memorable display of the Southern Lights seen in the skies
over Dunedin last week could be repeated as early as this
evening, scientists say.
The University of Otago Brain Health Research Centre has
joined forces with the Otago Museum to offer a ''Brain
Awareness Week'' at the museum, starting on March 10.
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