OUSA Lead the Way in Re:Orientation Glass Ban Initiative

A new initiative is being launched during this year’s Re-Orientation week that will ban glass in the North Dunedin area, in the hope of cleaning up the glass that regularly plagues the streets of the city's student quarter. The initiative continues to be student led, initiated by OUSA following constant complaints about the glass from students and others in the area. The plan is to move students away from using glass bottles and...

Students Fight ‘Unliveable’ Flats at Tenancy Tribunal

Two student flats have won cases at the tenancy tribunal over flats which were deemed to not be in clean or liveable condition. Prime Campus Ltd., the property management firm which leases 654 Castle Street was ordered to refund the tenants $5,250, the equivalent of six weeks’ rent. When the tenants had attempted to move in on February 9, the premises were “like a construction site,” and builders on the premises prevented...

Sage Advice

“We run Dunedin and every other city in this nation. You can’t stop us, because you need us. Just let us do what we do, and nobody gets hurt.” - Dave, spokesperson of ‘The Workmen’ Dunedin chapter   Over the ages, the city of Dunedin has been home to many great sages and bards. Who better to help uncover its rich and ancient heritage than a local Dunedin expert and historian? This week I have been...

Critic Booze Reviews

In all my years of exploring and analysing the finest alcoholic beverages New Zealand has to offer on the student budget, the one question I’ve gotten more than any other is: “What’s the grossest beer you’ve ever tasted?” I’ve drunk a red onion ale from Lighthouse Brewery, an oyster and fig stout from Funk Estate, I’ve even had a couple cans of Tui (never again). But nothing has even come close to...

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