John Gibb

Trust funds study overseas

Trust funds study overseas

Two University of Otago medical students, Natalie Irving and Laura Hammersley, are undertaking trainee intern studies abroad, backed by Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust Travelling Scholarships.

Students pack more into year at summer school

Students pack more into year at summer school

The University of Otago's latest annual summer school began yesterday.

City 'could be a star attraction'

City 'could be a star attraction'

Among New Zealand's main centres, Dunedin has the best views of the southern lights and could develop lucrative ‘‘night sky tourism'', Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin believes.

Growing risk highlighted

An incident yesterday involving a fire left burning at a rural property near the Kilmog, north of Dunedin, highlighted growing fire risks in tinder dry conditions throughout much of Otago, Fire Service officials said.

Prize-winning catalogue has Otago link

Prize-winning catalogue has Otago link

A book featuring an artefact from the Otago Museum on its cover has won an international prize for a work involving tribal art.

Nursery will help replace stolen plants

Nursery will help replace stolen plants

Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell project convener Les Box is ''over the moon'' that a nursery will replace some of the rhododendrons taken in a ''despicable'' theft on Christmas Eve.

Having a ball at St Kilda Beach

Having a ball at St Kilda Beach

A sea lion frolicking on St Kilda Beach, Dunedin, has delighted Tainui resident Kathy Richards.

Recognition 'really special'

Recognition 'really special'

Ask Prof Murray Brennan about an esteemed medical career that has now been honoured with a knighthood and luck is a recurring theme.

Young boarders urged to take care

Young boarders urged to take care

Youngsters trying out their new boogie boards have been urged to take care at the beach.

Dell theft 'despicable'

Dell theft 'despicable'

A Christmas Eve theft of five plants from the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell at Port Chalmers has been described as ''desipicable''.