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Otago Bulletin Board takes a summer break
The Otago Bulletin Board is taking a summer break. News will resume on Monday 3 February, notices will be approved from early January.


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2019: A year in review

As 2019 draws to a close, the Otago Bulletin Board takes a look back on the stories that made headlines this year.


January 2020 Digital Calendar

Because the Otago Bulletin Board will be taking a break over Christmas and through January we are getting in early and posting January’s digital calendar now.


‘Shark Spy’ needs your help this summer

The old catch phrase “the only good shark, is a dead shark” is something that Rob Lewis and the University’s NZ Marine Studies Centre (NZMSC) are aiming to quash this summer.



Furnished Māori Hill house

Large gracious home within 20 minutes' walk of University and on good bus route.

Fully furnished Broad Bay house

Charming cottage with water views and all day sun.

2007 Subaru Forester Cross Sport 4WD

Extremely neat, black, petrol-fuelled, automatic, five-seat, import with 100km mileage (car still being used).



Open Day, Alliance Francaise, Saturday 10am-1pm

Ever wanted to learn French or brush up your high school French?


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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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.