John Gibb

Toitu's war show on award shortlists

A World War 1 exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continues to attract many visitors and has just been short-listed for two national museum awards, which are to be announced next week.

Toitu's war show on award shortlists

A World War 1 exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continues to attract many visitors and has just been shortlisted for two national museum awards, which are to be announced next week.

Company upbeat over harbour oyster plan

Company upbeat over harbour oyster plan

Southern Clams remains ''positive'' about its proposal to finish oysters in Otago Harbour despite a largely critical response from public consultation.

Scots may be key to UK election

Scots may be key to UK election

Earlier reports of the demise of the Scottish independence movement were ''greatly exaggerated'' and Scottish voters will play a crucial role in the upcoming British general election.

Animals integral to fever solution

Animals integral to fever solution

Many people living in poverty in developing countries are often forgotten by the wider world, as are their diseases.

RSA development impresses

RSA development impresses

The Mosgiel Memorial RSA's $1.2 million redevelopment is nearing completion and the ''total transformation'' has already sparked positive comment from the Mosgiel community, vice-president Tony Mobbs says.

Warning not to cut funds for Tb fight

Otago Regional councillor Gary Kelliher says it would be a ''terrible shame'' if any funding cuts damaged the fight against bovine tuberculosis.

ORC meetings to discuss flood plans

ORC meetings to discuss flood plans

The Otago Regional Council is organising public meetings this week to update Taieri and Clutha residents about proposed developments in flood protection and drainage schemes in their areas.

Swearing-in not all serious

Swearing-in not all serious

When Dunedin lawyer Tim Black was sworn in as an acting district court judge Friday, many serious things were said but a stream of witty remarks also rocked the court with laughter.

Otago research helping to unlock superfluid mysteries

Otago research helping to unlock superfluid mysteries

One of the most surprising things about exotic superfluids, fluids that form at extremely low temperatures, is just how unsurprising some of their behaviour may be.