Sir Eion Edgar and his wife Lady Jan attended last weekend's University of Otago alumni 50th anniversary Larnach Castle Ball in Dunedin. Photo: ODT files
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Larnach Castle has hosted a ball that was a celebration on a range of levels, writes Shane Gilchrist.