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Industry clamours for milk powder fake test

What killer swine flu cost NZ – research

Otago University researchers estimate the 2009 pandemic which killed 49 people cost hospitals millions of dollars.

NBR's Moses story becomes legal case study

Roger Moses in June 2012, a month after his release

NBR’s exclusive story on the remarkable fall from grace of Nathans Finance chairman Roger Moses is going to be used as a case study for New Zealand law students.

Organic sector worth half a billion

Online real estate tool wins NBR Audacious Entrepreneurs award

A first-time landlord and Otago Computer Sciences graduate’s innovative online real estate system has won her top prize at the NBR Audacious Student Entrepreneurs Challenge.

The challenge, run in partnership with the Dunedin City Council, the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic, requires budding entrepreneurs to take their audacious ideas and put them into concrete business plans.

They also have to make 55-second “elevator pitches” to tout their products to the judging panel as if they’d just met them in the elevator.

Legal Centre appoints new head

The University of Otago’s new Legal Issues Centre has appointed professor Kim Economides as its inaugural director.

Mr Economides, who is from the University of Exeter where he is professor of Legal Ethics and a former head of its School of Law, will take over his role next month.