University of Otago student Nikita Potemkin has won the Otago
Medical School Research Society's prize for science writing.
Prof Erica Chenoweth, a leading US specialist on non-violent
civil resistance, will visit Dunedin later this month and
give a public lecture at the University of Otago.
The Otago Fish and Game Council is ‘‘deeply frustrated''
about being ‘‘excluded'' from some key aspects of
implementing the 6A water plan changes in Otago.
The Otago Regional Council should extend its successful pest
management strategy from contorta pine to cover all invasive
wilding conifer species in Otago.
Worries about loss of scenic landscapes and strong input from
Queenstown area residents are key results from an Otago
Regional Council survey on wilding conifer spread.
Students flocked into the
University Union's main common room yesterday for a welcome
ceremony to mark the start of the university's latest summer
As dry land farming pressures rise, Federated Farmers Otago
provincial president Phill Hunt is urging rural neighbours to
reach out to other farmers who are finding it hard to cope.
New Zealand should do more to protect the health of Vietnam
War veterans, after new research showed they face much higher
risks of chronic kidney failure and a damaging lung disease.
The University of Otago's "Hands-On'' programme for senior
school pupils aims to break down more barriers this summer,
and some big changes have also been made.
Collaborative approaches are working well, but increasingly
dry conditions mean Otago farmers, rivers and aquatic life
are facing "difficult'' times.
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