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Tribute to former director

Tribute to former director

The Otago Museum yesterday installed an illustrated information panel highlighting the major contribution which the former long-serving museum director Dr H.D. Skinner made to the museum.

Science show now not likely to tour

Plans to start touring the Otago Museum's innovative "Survival Factor" science show have been thwarted by the February 22 earthquake in Christchurch.

Radio tracking system for museum

Otago Museum authorities have decided to spend about $270,000 buying a sophisticated radio tracking system to monitor its collection items to boost efficiency and security.

Disclosure slowing civil cases

More can be done to reduce one source of delays in processing civil cases through the courts, University of Otago Law Faculty dean Prof Mark Henaghan says.

Otago law students placed third

Otago law students placed third

University of Otago law students Nic Blumsky-Gibbs and Sean Conway have gained third place in an international client consultation contest in the Netherlands.

More from Canterbury visit museum

More people from Canterbury have been visiting the Otago Museum since the February 22 earthquake in Christchurch, museum organisers say.

DCC urged to boost museum funding

DCC urged to boost museum funding

Against a background of tensions between the Dunedin City Council and the Otago Museum over funding issues, museum trust board chairman Graham Crombie is urging the council to boost funding in the longer term.

Many attend services

Many attend services

Scores of overseas tourists joined many hundreds of Dunedin people at Easter Sunday church services in the city yesterday to celebrate the Christian resurrection story.

Canadian researcher joins Chch seismic team

Canadian researcher joins Chch seismic team

When Canadian researcher Joanna Cooper began geophysics PhD studies at the University of Otago last year, she never dreamed she would soon be carrying out seismic hazard identification work in Christchurch, after a devastating earthquake.

40 years of Anzac Day piano playing

40 years of Anzac Day piano playing

Doreen Dunckley (87) will complete a remarkable record when she plays the piano for the 40th and probably final time at an RSA commemoration service in Waikouaiti today.