The Otago Museum's single credit card was recently used to
buy more butterfly pupae from Costa Rica, after usual
supplies from the Philippines for the museum's Tropical
Forest attraction were interrupted by a heatwave.
Two young southern right whales made a spectacular entry to
Otago Harbour about 2.30pm yesterday, swimming in as far as a
channel marker out from Wellers Rock, before leaving, close
to the Aramoana Mole.
University of Otago scientists have returned to Dunedin from
the Auckland Islands with a wealth of data reflecting the
continuing recovery of southern right whales, including the
most comprehensive recordings of their calls in New Zealand
Visiting English legal scholar Prof Graham Zellick QC
believes the concept of a Criminal Cases Review Commission,
which investigates possible miscarriages of justice in
England, will eventually be accepted in many other countries.
When Peter Dulgar graduates from the University of Otago with
a PhD today, he will celebrate a rare feat - a degree from
the world's most northerly English-speaking university and
another from the southernmost.