University of Otago health researchers Prof Richie Poulton
and Prof Warren Tate have received Health Research Council
awards for "outstanding'' contributions to health research
If part of Dunedin's lower Dowling St car park is
redeveloped, adding a multistoreyed car-parking building on
the site will be "critical'' for the area's future, Les Mills
club manager Peter Lee says.
After a decade of controversy and delays, an Otago Regional
Council committee yesterday recommended a car park in Dowling
St, Dunedin, as the preferred site for the council's new head
Construction of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme in Dunedin
is continuing, and information gleaned from a "moderate rain
event'' last month will be used to refine some further
The Panama Papers, "whistle-blower journalism'' and the role
of traditional and new media will be highlighted in the
latest University of Otago Foreign Policy School.
Otago Peninsula sheep farmer Bob Morris says he wants to pass
his farm on to his son, unencumbered by any further district
Port Otago Ltd faces a mass of red tape partly because of a
proposed extended 20m harbour land buffer zone involving wahi
tupuna, and other rule changes mooted for the Dunedin City
Council's second generation district plan.
Matapura Ellison yesterday highlighted the importance of
flagging places of Maori ancestral importance on district
planning maps as an effective way of preventing "the loss of
our cultural heritage''.
When Dunedin's proposed central bus hub is eventually
established, some "bus buddies'' could be there to help.
It is "crucial'' that Dunedin's bus users are fully consulted
on details of a central bus hub, being proposed for a busy
block in Great King St.
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