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Key appointments in External Engagement
The University of Otago has just made two key appointments in the External Engagement Division - Todd Gordon to Director Marketing and Jason Cushen to Director International.

 

Latest news

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Report helps NZ get ready for climate change

A new report and research by an Otago academic highlights what New Zealand must do to prepare for climate change.

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New Māori chaplain grateful for divine opportunity

Reverend Wayne Te Kaawa, who is of Tuwharetoa ki Kawerau, Ngāi Tuhoe and Ngāti Awa descent, is the University’s first specialised Māori Chaplain.

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Seashore guide makes Notable Book list

A  book written to encourage New Zealanders to explore tidepools and mudflats has been named a 2018 Storylines Notable Book.

 

Classifieds

Two-bedroom home for short-term rent

Sunny, two-bedroomtownhouse with detached office/sleep-out, near Roslyn Village and close to supermarket and all amenities.

St Clair home available short-term

Academic family who is going on sabbatical is looking for renters for a furnished, sunny, modern, warm home in St Clair.

MacAndrew Bay house to let

Three-bedroom house with one bathroom in MacAndrew Bay overlooking the harbour, recently renovated, wooden floors in kitchen, carpet in bedrooms and lounge, heat pump and wood burner for the cooler months, double-glazing in the lounge, large deck.

 

Notices

Graduate Women (Otago) - April Branch Meeting

Dr Dot Page will speak on Votes for Women - the Dunedin Story

In the early 1890s Dunedin was the largest and most industrialised city in New Zealand, and nowhere was the opposition so fierce and often devious than in Dunedin.

 

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

Regulars

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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.

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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.