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University spreads some Christmas cheer
Campus Watch has delivered some Christmas cheer to students who are not going home for Christmas.


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Two winning teams from TRG competition

Two winning teams have emerged from this year’s University of Otago Translational Research Grant (TRG) competition – one in Dunedin and one in Christchurch.


Barnes Dance crossings planned as cycle-way project nears completion

Crossing the north-bound and south-bound one-way systems and Albany Street outside the University’s Dunedin campus is set to become safer from early next year – with the installation of Barnes Dance crossings at both of these busy intersections.


Learning te reo Māori hook for new professor

Learning te reo Māori got one of Otago’s newest professors hooked on the world of academia.  Lachy Paterson of Te Tumu is one of 17 leading academics to be promoted to Professor this year.



Albert Town holiday accommodation

House available for rent in Albert Town from Mon 17 Dec to Thu 10 Jan.

Light and bright home available for short-term rent in Wakari

A very clean and tidy two-bedroom home elevated to capture great sun and views over the city and harbour.

City Central house short-term lease

I have a beautiful renovated two-bedroom house in City Central available from 12 January for (at least) three months.


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

Otago 150 years

From surgeon to student: a residential history of 86 Queen Street

This post was researched and written by University of Otago history student Bree Wooller in 2017. North Dunedin has not …

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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.