The University of Otago is more determined than ever to
tackle the "unacceptable" drinking culture among its students
and will be taking a more proactive approach to the problem,
Prof Jennie Connor says.
Comments from Dunedin residents deemed as "ignorant" and
"thinly veiled racism" were swept aside yesterday as Mayor
Dave Cull used his casting vote to break a councillor
deadlock on the addition of a Maori name to the Otago
Settlers Museum's title.
The clear, frosty mornings experienced in east Otago at the
weekend have come to an end for the meantime, with forecast
rain and cloud expected to bring slightly warmer temperatures
to the area this week.
Dunedin will host the world's largest indoor rodeo show
outside Las Vegas, followed by New Zealand-exclusive
performances from bands like The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and
Bruno Mars, an international event promoter says.
It would be "unfortunate" if some people thought the
recommended new museum title "Toitu: Otago Settlers Museum"
had partly bypassed the public consultation process, museum
board chairwoman Dr Dorothy Page said yesterday.