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Giving back: Turning truffles into toys
Knowing the joy a child feels playing with a new toy is a huge motivation for volunteering on the Mornington Toy and Games Library committee two University staff say, in the Bulletin’s latest story in its volunteer series.


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May’s image of a dolphin was taken by Sean Heseltine, Diving Officer, Field Technician and Skipper, Department of Marine Science.


What Otago's Tuari Potiki said to the United Nations.

The speech the head of the University's Office of Māori Development and chairman of the New Zealand Drug Foundation gave about the war on drugs.



Room for rent for one month

Available from May 26 to June 29.

Short or long-term.

Middle-aged man who considers himself reliable, honest and responsible.



Review of the Department of Medicine, UOC

As part of the University’s quality assurance programme, the University of Otago Christchurch review is between May 23 and 25.


Ali Clarke's Blog: University of Otago 1869-2019 ~ writing a history

Otago 150 years

On a foreign field

I’ve written previously about the university in World War I and World War II, so to mark Anzac Day this …

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Making news

Anaesthetist argues automation has its uses
4 May – Otago Daily Times

Māori kids' wellbeing improving, study finds
2 May – Radio New Zealand

Gaps to draw in more sand
29 April – Otago Daily Times



Hocken snaps: North Dunedin

.North Dunedin, with Lake Logan, before the first addition to the right of the University's main building (1912).


Giving it Back: Dog Squad volunteers raise smiles

Arana College Assistant Warden Kirsten Eichstaedt’s is the second person to feature in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.