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Exterior view of the Hunter Centre's Great King Street entrance
The Hunter Centre's main entrance on Great King Street.

The Hunter Centre is a major teaching and learning complex, located within the University of Otago's Health Sciences precinct in Dunedin. It provides the opportunity for learning to occur within environments that provide a combination of leading-edge technology and clinical learning opportunities.

Physical spaces within the facility provide for the particular requirements of students in a range of undergraduate health professions including medicine, physiotherapy, dentistry, and pharmacy.

These spaces include the Drennan Pathology Museum, clinical skills teaching rooms, seminar and tutorial rooms, study pods, a computer lab, students' association offices, and an atrium where students can meet and take advantage of the café facilities.

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The Hunter Centre's sustainable design

  • Highly-efficient wood chip boilers are used for heating
  • Automated louvres provide natural ventilation
  • Sensors reduce artificial lighting when there is sufficient natural lighting available, or when rooms are empty
  • Rainwater is collected from the roof and used for flushing toilets
  • Sustainable materials have been used throughout
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