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Merry Christmas from Bulletin Board
The team at the Otago Bulletin Board wishes you a safe and happy holiday season. The Bulletin is taking a break. News will resume in early Feb 2017; notices and classifieds will be approved after 4 Jan 2017.


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Department gets into the Christmas spirit

A generous University of Otago Department has issued a challenge for next Christmas: instead of holding a “Secret Santa”, why not instead donate something to those less fortunate.


Coming Soon: 2017 Bulletin Board Photo Competition

Don’t forget to take your camera on holiday with you! The Otago Bulletin Board will once again be running a photo competition early next year, searching for the best photos from staff and postgraduates.


January 2017 Digital Calendar

January 2017's digital calendar features the winning image from the 2016 Bulletin Board Photo Competition, taken by eConferencing Specialist David Steer in the Nelson Lakes National Park. Download a copy for your desktop.



Family seek house-sitting/short-term rent

Visiting academic family seek housesitting/short term accommodation from end of February until Easter (or later).

Private cabin to let

Very private cabin in a scenic location available for medium to long-term rent.

Garage sale

Garage sale in Magnetic Street, Port Chalmers! Saturday 28 Jan.



Alliance Francaise Dunedin Open Day Sat 28 Jan 10am-1pm

Want to learn French or brush up on your language skills?


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

Otago 150 years

Admitting women

  No women featured among the founding students (whose story appeared in last month’s post), but their absence did not …

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Making news

Would-be tenants seek to live in cars on driveways to beat Auckland rents
18 August – New Zealand Herald

Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders
17 August – Radio New Zealand

Campylobacter in Hawke's Bay
16 August – Radio New Zealand



Stepping into the community to support Orphans Aid

Four students living at Cumberland College are discovering the joys and insights volunteer work brings, heading off-campus every second Saturday to help at the Orphans’ Aid Opshop in South Dunedin.


Hocken snaps: Otago Registry building and Clock Tower

This is a photograph of the University of Otago Registry building and Clock Tower.