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Unprecedented success for Otago at the NZ Research Honours Awards
Otago academics have taken home one quarter of the awards on offer.


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Drone transforms building survey

Using a drone to survey a University building transformed the task – making it safer, less disruptive, less time-consuming and much more cost effective.


Rewi ready for step up

The newest co-chair of the University of Otago’s Māori academic staff network says she is excited to step up and help steer the group into its second decade.


TV quotes sum up leadership lessons

When asked to describe how taking part in Otago’s Student Leadership Award has enhanced her life, fifth-year student Maddi Ingham turned to her “guilty habit” – movies and TV.



Holiday house available at Lake Hawea

Just 12km from Wanaka, a private, lakefront, one-bedroom cottage at Lake Hawea.

One-bedroom, fully-furnished apartment

Warm, fully-furnished (all you need is linen), one-bedroom apartment and parking space at the Gardens.

Folding camp chairs

I'm looking for a couple of folding camp chairs in good condition.



2018 Sunshine Concert

Sunday, 4 November 2018


Review of the Pacific Islands Centre: 7 to 9 Nov 2018

As part of the University’s quality assurance programme a Panel has been convened to review, evaluate and report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) on matters pertaining to the Pacific Islands Centre.


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

Otago 150 years

Where it all began

The University of Otago had its first home in Dunedin’s first Oamaru-stone building, designed by William Mason in neoclassical style …

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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



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.