Scenes from the Autospectacular show of classic cars at the Edgar Centre in Dunedin on Saturday.
Photos by Gerard O'Brien; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.
Association vice-president Eric Lim, who is also the show's
producer, was proud of the efforts of the more than 100 cast
and crew in mounting the show, in aid of the Neurological
Foundation Chair of Neurosurgery fundraising campaign.
It is "very humbling" starting work as a neurosurgeon in
Dunedin on the back of the huge public campaign to save the
specialty, newly arrived English neurosurgeon Reuben Johnson
More than $16,000 was raised for the Dunedin neurosurgery
campaign in Arrowtown on Saturday night, making it the
largest fundraiser for the cause in the Queenstown area.
The $3 million campaign for the Chair of Neurosurgery was
given a $1500 boost from South Otago yesterday.
A two-month delay by the Southern District Health Board in
reviewing what went wrong when a young man in a critical
condition was assumed to be intoxicated has not surprised his
The organisers of a campaign to ensure Dunedin has
world-class neurosurgery research and teaching staff are
rapidly approaching their $3 million target.
Dunedin Host Lions Club sent out 6000 leaflets to Dunedin
homes asking for second-hand records, CDs, DVDs, musical
instruments and other music-related items.
About 60 people, mostly children, participated in the
neurosurgery fundraiser brain and body exercise, which
involved activity stations throughout the garden.
Raising money to commemorate a colleague who died from a
brain tumour has taken the neurosurgery tally to its last big
milestone before the finish line.
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