John Gibb

Following 'unlucky Otagos' an honour

Following 'unlucky Otagos' an honour

Dean Brosnahan vividly recalls an ''amazing experience'' when filming a documentary about Otago soldiers in World War I.

Redeveloped RSA to be opened

More than 200 people, including military personnel and community leaders, are expected to attend a ceremony tomorrow to mark the opening of the Mosgiel Memorial RSA's redeveloped building.

Loyal customer gives reward for service with a smile

Loyal customer gives reward for service with a smile

Rediscovering lost links with a neighbourhood butcher shop, which Dunedin resident Carolyn Goodwin first visited as a youngster, has recently helped to brighten her life.

Passions of pet owners put in front of public

Passions of pet owners put in front of public

The centuries-long love affair between cats, dogs and people shows every sign of continuing when the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's latest exhibition opens today.

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

University of Otago PhD researcher Hazem Zohny has warned about myths and ''hype'' involving so-called ''smart'' drugs, and says there is little evidence they improve the academic performance of university students.

Hybrid making its mark

Hybrid making its mark

John Tunney's unusually quiet taxi has taken him a little while to get used to, but it could be a sign of things to come.

Little flutter as subject of flag raised

Little flutter as subject of flag raised

A Dunedin workshop to discuss options involving possible changes to the New Zealand flag ended on a strongly sceptical note yesterday.

OUSA needs independent voice: speakers

The Otago University Students Association needs to retain a strong independent voice and students should continue to speak out over social injustice.

40,200 visit 'Bugs' show

40,200 visit 'Bugs' show

If 40,200 visitors to Otago Museum's recently ended bugs exhibition learnt only one thing, it is that silkworms are some of nature's hardest workers.

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Research aimed at better protecting New Zealand against highly drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis is one of many University of Otago projects boosted by $2.2 million in Lottery Health Research funding.