I Wish

Posted 5:17pm Sunday 2nd September 2012

I Wish is a joyful and inspiring journey into the wonders, concerns, and childhood imaginations of two young Japanese brothers on a mission to reunite their broken family. Real-life brothers Koki and Ohshiro Maeda effortlessly play onscreen brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke, under the guidance of Read more...

The Campaign

Posted 4:26pm Sunday 19th August 2012

The Campaign pits Will Farrell against Zach Galifianakis in a vulgar, violent, and ferocious political satire that will leave Will Farrell fans laughing out loud for an one-and-a-half hours straight, and everyone else disgusted and disturbed. Will Farrell is Cam Brady, the slimy, Read more...

The Hunter

Posted 3:53pm Sunday 15th April 2012

Daniel Nettheimís The Hunter is a beautiful and hypnotic piece of visual art weaving the dreamscape terrain of the Tasmanian bush and the powerful presence of Willem Dafoe into a delectably tense thriller that delivers action, suspense and drama in equal parts. Dafoe plays Martin, a professional Read more...

Robots to invade link

Posted 11:57pm Tuesday 5th July 2011

OUSA and the University of Otagoís Applied Science Students Association (ASSA) will be hosting their inaugural Robot Wars on Tuesday July 12. The remote-controlled battle-bots will be pitted against one another in a duel to the death for a winner-takes-all prize of at least $250, according to Read more...

Otago finally ranked top at something other than couch fires per head of population

Posted 8:24am Thursday 19th May 2011

The University of Otagoís Oceanography Department has been ranked number one in the world according to a global ranking of oceanographic institutions published in the UK magazine Times Higher Education. The rankings were compiled by Thomson Reutersí Essential Science Indicators and cover the period Read more...

Prostate screening

Posted 6:45am Thursday 14th April 2011

The results of a long-term Swedish trial, recently published in the British Medical Journal, may suggest that prostate screening is causing more harm than good, according to University of Otago Associate Professor Brian Cox. The research showed that even long-term screening did not significantly Read more...

Top Dentistry Award for Otago Student

Posted 4:04am Monday 11th April 2011

Grace Lee (23), a fifth-year Bachelor of Dental Surgery student at the University of Otago, has been awarded the eminent Hatton International Dental Research Award this month in San Diego, California. Lee was chosen by the International Association for Dental Research for her investigation into Read more...

Successful Scholar

Posted 1:56am Tuesday 29th March 2011

First-year University of Otago student Will Coleman has been awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers scholarship for 2011. The scholarship is worth $100,000 per annum and covers four years of study at Cambridge University. The former King’s College Head Boy achieved the highest mark in the Read more...

Pastoral Support Available for Japanese Students

Posted 4:26am Monday 21st March 2011

Following Japanís horrific earthquake and tsunami disasters, both Otago Polytechnic and the University of Otago are offering full pastoral support to all of their Japanese students. Supportive emails were sent to all Japanese students studying at the University of Otago as well as to Read more...

Sloppy students pissing off Emergency Department

Posted 1:32am Tuesday 15th March 2011

Those who find themselves in need of the services of Dunedin Hospitalís Emergency Department (ED) could be in for quite a wait, as drunken university students are stretching hospital resources. Southern District Health Board chief operations officer Vivian Blake told the Otago Daily Times that the Read more...

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