Otago University

Resort loses man of mana

By PHILIP CHANDLER A charismatic Queenstown community stalwart who died on Sunday is being remembered as big-hearted, inspirational and fun-loving. And also for his pioneering role in introducing foreign players into Japanese rugby. Merv Aoake passed away, after a short battle with...

Remarkable gift

Queenstown farmers have gifted their historic homestead property to the University of Otago for a high-end research retreat. In what's been described as "an extraordinary gesture", Jillian and Dick Jardine signed over their lake's-edge Woolshed Bay homestead at Remarkables Station, including...
Civil Defence groups are developing a plan to deal with the catastrophic threat from the South Island's Alpine Fault. GNS Science maintains the rupture would produce one of the biggest earthquakes since European settlement of New Zealand and have a "major impact"...
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