About 240 senior high school pupils from throughout New
Zealand swarmed on to the University of Otago campus
yesterday at the start of the university's latest annual
Hands-On Science school.
Dunedin carver Zyron Haenga holds a manaia bone carving,
depicting a Maori mythological figure, on the final day of an
Artists' Collective pop-up market at the Dunedin Community
Dunedin heritage campaigner Ann Barsby has gained much more
funding support since she ''went out on a limb'' last year,
spending $15,000 of her own money to save a rare 19th century
Who says you can't lick free ice-cream?
Julian Cox's hobby of blowing bubbles might seem bizarre but
has a very special meaning. John Gibb talks to him about how
his fascination has developed.
Despite some ''negative'' criticism, people of all ages would
benefit from more use of serious computer games for
educational purposes, Prof Sara de Freitas says.
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
The University of Otago's latest annual summer school began
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.
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.
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