The vision of one the world's greatest geniuses will encounter the land of No 8 wire inventors at the Otago Museum in Dunedin this weekend.
Several senior academic leaders at the University of Otago, as well as award-winning emerging researchers, have signed an open letter to Science Minister Pete Hodgson urging that the Marsden Fund be trebled to counter brain drain worries.
A drum group from Dunedin sister city Shanghai encountered no shortage of fans during performances in the city this week.
The Rev Tokerau Joseph has been inducted as senior minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Otago.
Twelve years, 18,000 hours of voluntary work and more than 6000 plants after Lester Harvey first set out to beautify the Mosgiel rail corridor, he has been named Fonterra Environmentalist of the Year.
Otago University Students Association welfare officer Tania Cumming is concerned that rising prices at the University Union food court are making it less affordable for students to eat there.
This is a believe-it-or-not tale of a rather staunch wild brown mother duck and her brood, which defied attempts to repatriate them many kilometres away from Larnach Castle.
Improved science communication would bring New Zealanders ‘‘enormous'' benefits, including from better decisionmaking and enhanced quality of life, says Professor Lloyd Davis, director of New Zealand's first centre dedicated to the communication of science.
A University of Otago research study based on athletes attending the recent New Zealand Masters Games in Dunedin is likely to attract international interest, organisers say.