The Government's response to a United Nations committee
confirms New Zealand is a ''world leader'' on disabilities
issues, Disabilities Issues Minister Nicky Wagner says.
National Poisons Centre director Dr Wayne Temple is
''extremely pleased'' the centre's future is secure, after a
long-awaited Ministry of Health decision was announced
Five up-and-coming University of Otago academics have gained
Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research.
University of Otago graduate Helen Alderson has won a
scholarship, funded by one of the world's wealthiest men, to
pursue PhD research at Cambridge University.
The University of Otago will soon mark the 50th anniversary
of its annual Foreign Policy School by focusing on New
Zealand's place in the world.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum education staff recently hosted
their first group of senior citizens, 11 women from a
Balclutha Probus group.
New Zealand is the largest importer of overseas doctors in
the OECD, but many soon return home and the ''revolving
door'' has ''tremendous cost implications'' for our health
University of Otago graduates have received a record five New
Zealand Federation of Graduate Women Fellowships to support
postgraduate study this year.
Aoraki Polytechnic photography student Joshua Goulding is
keen to restore a family's lost memories of a Fijian trip,
after buying an old Kodak Instamatic camera from a Dunedin
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