Opinion

Palliative care not flagged as priority

The Civis household recently received a letter from the CEO of the Otago Community Hospice, with a flier advertising a fundraising event organised for it by the Royal Overseas League (Civis was surprised to find that the league still existed): a concert in First Church consisting of two piano trios, at 7.30pm yesterday, with pre- and post-concert entertainment.

Students' evaluation flawed

Students' evaluation flawed

Students do not know what is best for their own learning, writes Arthur Poropat.

Honestly, without birds or bees

Gina Barreca wonders about the best way to talk to your children about sex.

Door opening between China and NZ regions

Door opening between China and NZ regions

Dunedin is a glowing example as agreement between local governments in China and New Zealand paves the way for regional growth, writes the president of Local Government New Zealand, Lawrence Yule.

Love rat of a different sort

Love rat of a different sort

In recent times I have been led to believe rats are kinder, sweeter and more empathetic than people and make engaging and loyal companions.

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