Natasha Callister and Rowena Davenport appointed to leading roles at MTF Finance
Natasha Callister and Rowena Davenport
Otago alumnae Natasha Callister (BCom Marketing Management) has been appointed to the newly-created position of Chief Commercial Officer at MTF Finance, while Rowena Davenport (BCom Finance) has been appointed to lead MTF Finance credit function.
Dentistry alumnus Christian Lio-Willie joins the Crusaders
New Crusaders recruit Christian Lio-Willie is also an Otago Dentistry graduate – and in this Newshub story talks about swapping one type of drill for another.
Tony Johnson awarded top Australasian forestry industry award
Otago BSc (Applied Chemistry) graduate Tony Johnson has been awarded the Appita L R Benjamin Medal awarded annually to encourage technical excellence, innovation and achievement in the pulp and paper industry. The contribution can be in research, development, engineering or management, and Tony is internationally-recognised for his work in water conservation and innovation in pulp mill design.
LR Benjamin Medal - Appita - Australian and New Zealand Pulp and Paper Industry Association
Clare Wilson wins top honours at David Awards for small business
Clare Wilson's business The Block Dock was named 2022 Winner of the Supreme Award in the New Zealand David Awards, which recognise small and micro businesses. She also won the Solo Meo category which recognises single-person businesses.
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Vision 2040 – a new strategic direction
In February, the interim final version of Vision 2040, the new strategic directi...
Networks and Events
The sun shone for alumni, students and staff, along with members of the communit...
Alumni in the News
Dentistry graduate Christian Lio-Willie signs with the Crusaders, Natasha Callis...
Saying yes to the red shirt and giving back to Otago
It’s been a busy Christmas holiday for Lachie Scarsbrook. Taking his first trip...
To celebrate 150 years of Law at Otago, we thought we’d bring a well-known face...
Communities set to benefit from Indigenous-led international grant with rangatiratanga at heart
The opportunity to develop Māori-led programmes for pēpi, tamariki and whānau we...
Donor-funded Entrance Scholarships celebrated
Donor-funded Entrance Scholarship winners were welcomed at a function in the Uni...
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University of Otago welcomes new voice for public health
A new centre hosted by the University of Otago will boost the reach and impact o...
From wartime orphan to wildlife authority
An extraordinary life journey has taken renowned conservationist and science edu...
New display highlights the importance of student wellbeing
A new display in Otago University’s Ōtepoti Link reaffirms a wider community com...
Fifty years of mahi – a milestone for the University of Otago, Christchurch
‘Kia Mau’ – a call to come together and hold tight to one and all – is the chose...
Shocked, humbled and surprised - alumni and staff respond to receiving New Year Honours
Otago alumni and staff reacted with shock and surprise, and felt humbled when th...