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01 Dec 2023

Otago celebrates 20 years of Pacific Voices

The Pacific Voices (PV) Symposium has long served as a site of growth, empowerme...

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24 Nov 2023

Seafarers Sevens supporting growth on and off the field

As another successful rugby sevens season draws to a close, Seafarers’ coach Sco...

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22 Nov 2023

Collaboration a focus in Pacific Academic Staff Caucus supported projects

Three research projects led by Pacific staff in Te Kete Aronui – Division of Hum...

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16 Oct 2023

Hundreds of hands, one masterpiece

The 300 hands that contributed to Caroline Freeman College’s (CFC) new masi (Fij...

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27 Sep 2023

Inequalities for Pasifika children highlighted

Pasifika children are disproportionately represented in Aotearoa New Zealand’s c...

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19 Sep 2023

Otago researchers rewarded for excellence

The breadth and strengths of University of Otago research were on display when t...

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24 Aug 2023

Newly Appointed Associate Dean (Pacific) secures funding for research that helps Pasifika families grow

Dr Edmond Fehoko wants to empower Pacific couples to talk freely about their str...

07 Aug 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Fa'afetai Sopoaga

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04 Aug 2023

Tauira flourish in by-Pacific, for-Pacific research initiative

Three Pacific tauira traded rest for research as they embarked on their biomedic...

10 May 2023

New study reinforces timely need for Pneumococcal Vaccine Switch

New research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, backs a recent Pharmac...

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10 May 2023

Photos give men a voice to discuss mental distress

An innovative research project at the University of Otago, Wellington, is using...

02 May 2023

University of Otago scientist wins Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize

Associate Professor Dianne Sika-Paotonu from the University of Otago has won the...

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05 Apr 2023

Otago hears from rugby sevens legend

Discipline, resilience and value-based leadership were at the heart of a recent...

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02 Feb 2023

Pacific staff association gather in person after two-year hiatus

Members of the Association of Pasifika Staff in Tertiary Education (APSTE) came...

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26 Oct 2022

The “accidental academic” recognised with prestigious teaching award

Associate Professor Patrick Vakaoti has been awarded a national Te Whatu Kairang...

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26 Oct 2022

The boomerang students: What made the return worth it?

The road to a degree is not always linear. Three members of Otago’s Pasifika com...

07 Oct 2022

Applications open for Kickstart 101

Spending a few extra weeks getting an early start to University life is highly r...

20 Sep 2022

Otago Pacific staff visit Mīharo Murihiku Polyfest

Otago's Pacific staff from across centres and divisions recently paid Mīharo Mur...


16 Aug 2022

‘Surreal experience’ accompanying PM on Samoa commemoration trip

‘Surreal experience’ accompanying PM on Samoa commemoration trip...


03 Aug 2022

Vice-Chancellor receives a warm Pacific welcome

Pacific leaders and stakeholders at the University of Otago banished the winter...

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28 Jul 2022

Celebrating 60 years of independence and friendship

Samoan patriotism was evident as the University’s senior leaders, Samoan staff,...


21 Jul 2022

Student Health rewarded for MMR vaccine mahi

Student Health staff have been recognised for their “outstanding” mahi in enabli...


20 Jul 2022

Nurturing Pacific community relationships

Meaningful long-term relationships with local Pacific communities are important...


15 Jul 2022

New Pacific Islands Centre suits growing team

New Pacific Islands Centre suits growing team...


15 Jun 2022

Otago graduates head for US with prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Otago graduates head for US with prestigious Fulbright Scholarships...

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14 Jun 2022

Biomedical Sciences student Julia Imo wins thrice

The bioengineering postgrad student won three awards at the Startup Dunedin's Au...


03 Jun 2022

Project will preserve New Caledonian women’s stories and traditions

Project will preserve New Caledonian women’s stories and traditions...

Otago takes centre stage for Lexus Song Quest semi-finals

24 May 2022

Otago takes centre stage for Lexus Song Quest semi-finals

Congratulations to Otago alumnus Ridge Ponini and current student Sarah Hubbard...

23 May 2022

University of Otago research trial of lifestyle and cooking programme reaps healthy rewards

A study by the University of Otago, Christchurch has found that every single Pas...


23 May 2022

Diving into a rewarding career

iving into a rewarding career...

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07 Mar 2022

Scholarship recipient wants Pacific to get active

Toloa scholarship recipient Iokopeta Tobeck wants to help Pacific peoples the be...

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14 Feb 2022

Otago appoints new Dean to Dunedin School of Medicine

Professor Joanne Baxter has been appointed as the new Dean of Dunedin School of...


10 Feb 2022

Ziggy Lesa - a life-giving vocation at Otago

After two decades as a college warden - at Studholme and Cumberland - Ziggy Lesa...

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