University of Otago

Established in 1869 with great vision and foresight from Dunedin’s early settlers, the University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university. Today, the university has around 20,000 students, employs more than 3,800 staff, and is a significant educational, economic and cultural force. It has over 150,000 former students and enjoys a prestigious global reputation for outstanding research and scholarship.

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Delight, relief and caution: six experts on New Zealand’s move to ease its coronavirus lockdown

New Zealand will begin easing its national lockdown from next Tuesday, after an extra five days of some of the world's strictest COVID-19 restrictions. Six NZ experts give their take on the news.
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Kaitan antara pahlawan super fiksi dan ketaatan, lalu mengapa kita percaya pada Tuhan

Pahlawan super bisa saja berubah dan terbang menembus dinding, tapi karakteristik supernatural mereka berbeda dari karakteristik makhluk-makhluk spiritual yang membuat orang-orang taat beragama.
The male bluehead wrasse defends his group of yellow females, one of whom has to step-up and take charge if he leaves. Kevin Bryant

What we learn from a fish that can change sex in just 10 days

When a male bluehead wrasse is removed from the group he dominates, the largest female changes sex, rapidly transforming ovaries into sperm-producing testes. Molecular research shows how.
The Royal New Zealand Navy during a recovery operation on Whakaari/White Island, on December 13. Rescue and recovery efforts have been hampered by hazardous conditions on the island, and the danger of another eruption. EPA/Royal NZ Navy

Call for clearer risk information for tourists following Whakaari/White Island tragedy

The tragedy at Whakaari/White Island highlights the need for consent forms to ensure tourists are fully informed when choosing to visit dangerous locations.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, the leader of the New Zealand First party, maintains that no laws have been broken in his party’s funding arrangements. AAP/Paul Braven

NZ deputy PM under fire, but maintains no laws broken in party donations scandal

The New Zealand First party, a government coalition partner, has received tens of thousands of dollars from a foundation whose trustees include the party’s lawyer and an ex-MP.

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