John Gibb

Memorial move on cards

Memorial move on cards

Steady progress is being made over a proposal to relocate a war memorial in Main Rd, Waikouaiti, in consultation with the Waikouaiti RSA.

Polytechnic's performance 'exceptional'

Polytechnic's performance 'exceptional'

An ''exceptional'' performance by Otago Polytechnic, including a rapidly rising student roll, and three national teaching awards, means big benefits for Dunedin's economy and its tertiary education industry.

Rights work brings honour

Rights work brings honour

When University of Otago graduate and gender justice campaigner Brigid Inder was recently awarded an OBE in Britain, she was in illustrious company, including American movie star and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie.

Six Fulbright awards

Six Fulbright awards

A University of Otago graduate, Anton Venter, of Wellington, has gained a Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Award in Business to support study for an MBA degree in the United States.

Research contributions recognised

Research contributions recognised

wo University of Otago academics, Associate Prof Haxby Abbott and Dr Peter Fineran, have been honoured by the university for their research.

Water quality under threat

Water quality under threat

New Zealand risks scoring an environmental ''own goal'' by heavily damaging our freshwaters and the ''clean green'' image on which our lucrative export and tourist industries depend.

Uni Science Expo coming up

A 3-D printer will print out an artificial hand and visitors will be able to walk through a large inflatable brain at the University of Otago's latest Science Expo this weekend.

University works to halt departure of researchers

More action is needed to halt a brain drain involving early to mid-career researchers, Dr Sian Halcrow says.

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Otago Museum's first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she began her new job.

Water care critical to reputation

Water care critical to reputation

New Zealand's clean green image could be damaged if our freshwater is not managed sustainably.