John Gibb

Poverty underestimated in Dunedin, agency says

Poverty remains a ''serious'' and underestimated problem in Dunedin, Presbyterian Support Otago chief executive Gillian Bremner said this week.

Research scholarships awarded

Research scholarships awarded

Doctors should remain aware of scientific research throughout their clinical careers, Prof Peter Crampton, of the University of Otago, has emphasised.

$10,000 trust grant to help counter elder abuse, neglect

The Otago Community Trust has made a grant of $10,000 to Age Concern Otago to help counter elder abuse and neglect in Dunedin and Central Otago.

Slow start in student employment search

After a ''tough'' year for Dunedin tertiary student job-seekers in 2013, with overall student earnings dropping by $700,000, this year has also started slowly.

High-ranking Anglican says poverty huge, complex issue

High-ranking Anglican says poverty huge, complex issue

To overcome poverty, we must first ''overcome our poverty of vision'', the Archbishop of York, the Most Rev Dr John Sentamu urged in Dunedin yesterday.

Archbishop addressing poverty

The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev Dr John Sentamu, the second-highest ranked bishop in the Church of England, will take part in a public discussion at All Saints Church, Dunedin, today.

New beginning just the start

New beginning just the start

Gaining a bachelor of applied management degree from Otago Polytechnic has proved a ''life-changing'' experience for Christchurch resident Deborah Barton.

Big rise in polytech graduates

Having a record 940 people graduating from Otago Polytechnic today highlights Dunedin's standing as ''the educational capital of New Zealand''.

Otago research could help autism treatment

Otago research could help autism treatment

University of Otago research is shedding new light on autism and could help lead the way to eventual new therapies.

Group takes issue to UN

An Otago ACC support group has sent a draft report to the United Nations over claimed non-compliance with a UN Convention on the rights of the disabled.