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.
After a ''torrid'' long-term plan submissions hearing
process, the Otago Regional Council is moving towards
reducing rural sector pain arising from what many rural
submitters view as proposed high charges.
An ''emerging museum professionals'' group, which met before
the recent Museums Aotearoa national conference in Dunedin,
is of growing significance in the country's museum sector's
future, museum officials say.