Cutlers Appear to Have Been Tricking Tenants with Fixed-Term Contracts for Boarding Houses

Cutlers Ltd, one of the largest property management firms in North Dunedin, appear to have, in at least one case, required tenants to sign fixed-term contracts, when the law allows tenants to terminate their tenancies after giving only 48 hours’ notice. Tenants at 63/A Queen Street signed fixed-term contracts for 2017 as if they were studio rooms, despite the fact that their rooms did not meet the legal requirements to be considered...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar’s Fallen Angel

Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar (a.k.a. Burma), was once the Asian darling of the Western liberal order. She was a saintly freedom fighter who would bring democracy (and presumably free enterprise) to a Southeast Asian nation that had been ruled by military dictatorships since 1962. If you’ve read the headlines in recent weeks then you wouldn’t be alone in thinking she’s suddenly been possessed by a sinister...

Keeping tabs on the Exec

The executive, who were joined by several of the successful candidates from the recent election, began with their ‘Executive Quick Round Up’. OUSA President Hugh Baird mentioned he has attended several important meetings recently, including with the Proctor and Dunedin City Council, the CEO of Foodstuffs, the owner of Leith Liquorland, University of Otago Chaplain Greg Hughson, and the Otago Daily Times. No specific detail of any of...

Survey Shows 74% of Landlords Would Increase Rent if Labour Win Election

Results of a survey released by the New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) showed that as many as 74 percent of the 800...

Pharmacy Students Launch Awareness Campaign

University of Otago Pharmacy students want people to know that pharmacists are more than just pill-counters at the corner store. New Zealand Association of Pharmacy Students Otago (NZAPS-O) President...

Critic Booze Reviews

Hapsburg Absinthe is a fucking crisis in a bottle. It makes Hurricane Irma look like a gentle breeze. Absinthe burns like the spray I get from the cricket club’s 4th XI opening bowler when I...

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