Dunedin, New Zealand Newswire

Dunedin, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. University honours pioneering chemistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    The University of Otago's new $56million chemistry building, on the corner of Cumberland and Union Sts, is named Mellor Laboratories after pioneering chemist Joseph Mellor. Mr Mellor's graduating class in 1898.


  2. Review: Wuhan Acrobatic & Cultural TroupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    In their only public performance in New Zealand, the Wuhan Acrobatic and Cultural Troupe wowed the Regent Theatre audience with their beauty and immense skill. While the troupe is made up of over 200 members, 28 acrobats had made the journey, accompanied by seven musicians, singers and dancers from the Wuhan Singing and Dancing Theatre to create this unique experience for Dunedin.


  3. Do You Speak Virus? Phages Caught Sending Chemical MessagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Scientific American

    ... "It does make a lot of sense," says Peter Fineran, a microbial geneticist at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. "If the phage is running out of hosts, it would try and limit its destruction, and sit quiet and wait for the host to ...


  4. Dunedin Rally in support of the Women's March on WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Scoop

    This Saturday, Dunedin will stand in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. From 10.30am, a rally will take place in the upper Octagon, coinciding with marches being held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.


  5. Adolescent Marijuana Use May Be on the Rise After All, New Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Fox News

    ... to be, in many ways, more dangerous than alcohol . After following a group of children born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1972-1973 through age 38, researchers discovered that persistent marijuana use has negative social and economic repercussions. The ...


  6. Tale of two cities: Tauranga overtakes Dunedin to become country's fifth biggest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Southland Times

    Population estimates by Statistics New Zealand reveal Tauranga has overtaken Dunedin's population of 127,000, clocking in at 128,200 people in 2016. The southern city's population increased an estimated 6200 between 1996 and 2016, while booming Tauranga's population grew by 48,400 over the same period.


  7. Dunedin airport progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Otago Daily Times

    That seems to be the response to extra flights from Dunedin in the past two years. Capacity rose by about 10% as Jetstar introduced a Wellington service and Air New Zealand increased seat numbers on that route.


  8. Your courtroom needs youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | The Otago Daily Times

    Service. The very word is divisive. It separates people into those who help and those who do not.


  9. Top International Post Goes to New Zealand MidwifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Scoop

    The International Confederation of Midwives , the global "voice" for the midwifery profession, has chosen New Zealander Sally Pairman as its next CEO. Dr Pairman was chosen from a list of international candidates to head the ICM, an organisation made up of 130 midwives' associations in 113 countries representing approximately 400,000 midwives.


  10. Stricken yacht on course for portRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Otago Daily Times

    An Irish yachtsman in a solo round-the-world race is limping towards Port Chalmers after his boat's mast was broken in a Southern Ocean squall on New Year's Day. Team Ireland skipper Enda O'Coineen was 57 days into the Vendee Globe endurance race, described as the ''Everest of sailing'', when his vessel was damaged.


  11. The Spinola Hours, 16th-century manuscript.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... he has a passion for virtually every facet of the early book or manuscript. As a youth growing up in Dunedin, New Zealand, he was attracted to the modest manuscript holdings of the local library and encouraged to study them. Later, he researched ...


  12. Addressing the country's road tollRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 1 | The Otago Daily Times

    Valerie Adams came up 21cm short in her bid this year for a third Olympic gold medal but her recognition in the 2017 New Year Honours is true reward for an outstanding New Zealander. In terms of humanitarian progress in Syria this year, the United Nations' ongoing paralysis has been excruciating for those trapped in the crossfire and onlookers alike.


  13. Deported Kiwis tip of icebergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Otago Daily Times

    More than 500 Kiwis have been sent home across the Tasman under Australia's strict immigration policy - and since they returned nearly a quarter have been before New Zealand courts. Some say the number deported, half a dozen of whom returned to Dunedin, is just the tip of the iceberg, with many long-term prisoners still behind bars over there and nearly 200 New Zealanders languishing in Australian detention centres.


  14. The situation at stumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Otago Daily Times

    Cricket writer Adrian Seconi takes a look back at the year. New Zealand cricket said farewell to a champion this year and Brendon McCullum went out on his terms - with his bat blazing.


  15. Talented director builds on skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Otago Daily Times

    Professional director Jane Taylor has an impressive list of board appointments. In the background is Dunedin's former Chief Post Office which now houses Silver Fern Farms' headquarters.


  16. 10 hot spots in New Zealand to visit this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... with a small, high-brow movie theatre-cum-bookstore. BEST DAY-TRIP (SHORT): DUNEDIN - PORT CHALMERS Dunedin, New Zealand's own campus town and Wellington's younger sister, has a lot going for it as a travel destination and as a place to live . One ...


  17. Lunchtime Recital, David Hobourn, OrganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | This Is Bristol

    David Hobourn has enjoyed a very varied musical career, as a teacher of IB and A level Music, a Choral Director, an Organist, Music Examiner and adjudicator. David studied at Trinity College of Music London, and has held posts at Canterbury Cathedral, , Bristol Cathedral , St. Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin, New Zealand , Ombrosa LycA e multilingue de Lyon, France , and Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand .


  18. Bid to keep TVNZ reporters in SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | The Otago Daily Times

    Ms Curran said TVNZ was unlikely to replace the Dunedin-based reporter position vacated by Megan Martin, who resigned to take up a role with Otago Polytechnic. At a recent select committee Ms Curran asked TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick if he would commit to replacing Ms Martin in what was a part-time position.


  19. The adventures of VigilantRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    The landing on Kawau island, the Auckland pleasure resort and former home of Sir George Grey, showing the accommodation house. - Otago Witness, 20.12.1916.


  20. A guide to summer racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Springbank Sam heads off Jag's Invasion and Monty Python at the summer meeting at Omakau in January. Photos: ODT.