An Iraq aid programme established by a University of Otago
student three years ago has taken on a whole new dimension as
conditions in Assil Russell's land of birth worsen every day.
Ray guns, steam-powered gadgets and time travel will be
celebrated at a steampunk-themed carnival at the Dunedin
Gasworks Museum this month.
Millions of dollars have been spent upgrading Dunedin schools
to cater for physically disabled pupils.
Blind runner Hannah Pascoe has turned her dream of running
marathons into a reality.
Former students and tutors - and maybe even a few ghosts -
will gather to celebrate a century of history for the
University of Otago's Allen Hall.
Mountain Biking Otago has launched "Tracks Near Me'' -
a free mobile web application designed to show bike riders
mountain-biking tracks in and around Dunedin in a bid to get
more locals and visitors using them. Samantha McPherson
A statue of Dunedin's most famous sea lion is a step closer
to construction after the Dunedin City Council's community
and environment committee expressed its support this week.
Port Otago is planning simulations to see if it can handle
the next generation of super-size passenger ships.
Dunedin will host a crowd of young computer whizzes next
week, when a national robot competition is held the city.
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