Outram fruitgrower Steve McArthur could be forgiven for
having raspberries on his mind these days.
Many Dunedin people may be on holiday elsewhere, but
holidaymakers from Australia, Christchurch and the North
Island were among those filling holiday parks in and around
Dunedin at the weekend.
Queensland cyclists Ian and Barb Christie have plenty of good
things to say about visiting Dunedin and Otago.
University of Otago doctoral graduate Russell Bisset is
''pretty chuffed'' that the Royal Society of New Zealand has
given him the prestigious Hatherton Award for his innovative
About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free
exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during
its opening weekend.
More than 170 people packed into the Iona Church, Port
Chalmers, yesterday for an annual Christmas carol-singing
The Portobello community has received the ''best Christmas
present'' with the repair and early return of its pontoon.
University of Otago researcher Dr Margaret Ryan is
delighted to have received a $186,000 grant from the
Neurological Foundation, to deepen understanding of a protein
that could help treat Alzheimer's disease.
Answers to mysteries from the ancient past may be lurking in
humble dental plaque.
Six University of Otago graduation ceremonies and yesterday's
record Otago Polytechnic ceremony are pumping several million
dollars into the Dunedin economy as out-of-town relatives
flock to the city.
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