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NZ Rheumatology AssociationA celebration of Emeritus Professor Highton's career achievements and exceptional contribution to rheumatology in New Zealand, and to the University of Otago, on the occasion of his retirement.

The University of Otago and the New Zealand Rheumatology Association would like to invite you to a Colloquium in honour of Emeritus Professor John Highton.

Kindly supported by a generous donation from the New Zealand Rheumatology Association

Date and venue


The colloquium will be held in The Hutton Lecture Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand, on

Friday, 28 July 2017


Download the programme for the Colloquium (Microsoft Word, 125 KB) Please note that the programme is subject to change

Celebratory dinner

There will be a celebratory dinner in the evening, featuring appreciations from those who have worked with Emeritus Professor Highton over the years.

The dinner will be held at Toitū Museum, Dunedin

Drinks at 6.30pm, followed by dinner until late.



Colloquium and dinner: $120

Colloquium only: $40

Dinner only: $80 (Additional dinner guests: $80 per person)

Register securely online

Please contact Linda Cunningham if you have any queries regarding registration.


Accommodation has been negotiated for the occasion at three hotels and motel / serviced apartments near the venues.

Details of accommodation


Please contact Linda Cunningham with any enquiries.

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