About 90 people, including one visitor from the United
States, converged on Allanton, in East Taieri, for a Ralston
family reunion at the weekend.
A heated honeymoon disagreement resulted in a newlywed Indian
tourist couple being escorted from an Air New Zealand flight
at Queenstown Airport on Saturday.
Australia is within its legal rights to discriminate against
New Zealanders working there, but its moral position is much
shakier, Prof Mark Henaghan says.
As debate continues about possible new designs for the New
Zealand flag, people can still experiment with new
flag-related ideas using an internet site dreamed up by
University of Otago researchers.
Powerful scientific technology has helped University of Otago
researchers to show that some of the likely ancestors of
Polynesians were eating fruit bats and chickens in Vanuatu
3000 years ago.
University of Otago researcher Andrew Clarkson says New
Zealand should ''declare war'' on strokes and strengthen
related research, after successfully cutting the national
Establishing a $3 million research station on the Auckland
Islands will benefit New Zealand through a better
understanding of the likely impact of climate change,
University of Otago researchers have helped solve the great
disappearing hydrogen gas mystery.
Heritage campaigner Ann Barsby has ''gone out on a limb'' to
save a rare 19th-century worker's cottage near the Dunedin
Gasworks Museum but her action could come at a big personal
Growing problems with the Southern District Health Board's
''ageing infrastructure'' and the negative effects of
population-based funding were highlighted at a public meeting
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