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Silent march, two vigils and a lecture on Thursday
Following the tragic mosque shootings in Christchurch last Friday, several events are being held on the Dunedin campus this Thursday 21 March.


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Support offered to staff and students following Christchurch tragedy

Drop-in centres and tribute areas have been established for staff and students on the Dunedin and Christchurch campuses.


Māori name and 150th kit for Otago University Football Club

The Otago University Association Football Club kick started its season on Wednesday night with a special launch – celebrating its new Māori name and showing off its 150th anniversary kit.


Launch of “Otago, 150 Years of New Zealand’s First University”

The history book “Otago, 150 Years of New Zealand’s First University” by Dr Alison Clarke will be launched at the Staff Club tomorrow evening.



Sunny short-term rental – May/July 2019

Modern four-bedroom (+ office), two bathroom, fully-furnished house with private landscaped section and scenic views is available for rent from 8 May to 19 July.

House Sitter available for 2020

Recently retired grandmother looking to house sit for all or part of 2020.

Sunny family home fully furnished, part house sit

Our fully furnished home is available to a responsible professional and reliable family or couple who will need to look after our cat.



Graduate Women Otago Volunteer Position available

Graduate Women Otago has two wonderful volunteers who write our branch minutes once or twice a year.


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

Otago 150 years

The book is out!

This blog started in 2013, at the beginning of the project to research and write a new history of the …

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Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders
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Campylobacter in Hawke's Bay
16 August – Radio New Zealand



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.


Giving it Back: A Master of water and fire

The Master of Otago research vessel Polaris II Bill Dickson is the first profile in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.