Internationally respected astronomer Stuart Ryder, of Sydney,
will be one of the keynote speakers at a Royal Astronomical
Society of New Zealand's annual conference in Dunedin this
The pace of change in society was "astonishing" and nothing
could be taken for granted, Auckland Crown Solicitor and
University of Otago law graduate Simon Moore said.
Attempts to revoke the life membership of former Otago
University Students Association president Edwin Darlow were
unsuccessful on campus this week.
Manufacturing plant manager Cedric Magic and his daughter
Skye have every reason to celebrate today, when they both
graduate from the University of Otago with master of
During an often impassioned debate, students yesterday
decided against enacting the biggest rescinding of Otago
University Students' Association external policy for more
than 20 years.
Cannabis is likely to resurface as a controversial topic at
the next Otago University Students Association Student
General Meeting, one of the association's main policy-forming
work was "absolutely vital for the wellbeing of the country"
and the social work and community development department
should be continued within the University of Otago, a recent
curriculum review report urges.
More than 300 pupils, parents and staff joined forces at the
Kaikorai School yesterday, raising more than $1500 for a
school in Haiti which was devastated by the massive
earthquake in January.
Through restoration work, a beautiful old building at the
Dunedin Gasworks Museum is emerging from what was once a
sagging collection of bricks which engineers had warned was
in danger of collapse.
What do advocating
the creation of a "gilded statue" of comedian Woody Allen,
introducing a "Drugs Bomb and Festival of Speed" and even
building a $250,000 sky tower have in common?
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