Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Dunedin gold for sport, gold for charm

Dunedin gold for sport, gold for charm


Press Release University Sport New Zealand

Otago proved to be the number one sporting campus in New Zealand over the Easter weekend as it won the Usit New Zealand Universities Games.

"It was Dunedin gold for sport, gold for charm", said Darel Hall President of University Sport New Zealand."

"Many students commented to me and other officials about how friendly people were in Dunedin, how relaxed the hospitality trade was with dress standards, and the great 'feel' that Dunedin has."

"On top of that the weather was absolutely brilliant. I suspect that the approximately 2,500 out-of-town competitors, coaches and officials have a new appreciation of Dunedin. There is some genuine merit in the Otago University advertisement that challenges that perception."

"I am also pleased that we have honoured our responsibility to the local community and to students to ensure responsible host practices were built into our events."

"As we completed the competition we found out from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) that the New Zealand Universities women's volleyball team has been selected to compete at the World University Games in Beijing, China during August this year. In addition the New Zealand Universities women's soccer team has been placed on the reserve list."

"This is fantastic news for University and New Zealand sport," Mr Hall concluded.

Ends

For further details contact the USNZ National Office 025 925 719 FISU http://www.ulb.ac.be/assoc/fisu/


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

NZ On Air TV Funding: More Comedy Comes Out Of The Shadows

Paranormal Event Response Unit is a series conceived by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi as a TV spin-off from their highly acclaimed feature film What We Do In The Shadows. More>>

ALSO:

Mars News: Winners Announced For The 2016 Apra Silver Scroll Awards

Wellington singer-songwriter and internationally acclaimed musician Thomas Oliver has won the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Award with his captivating love song ‘If I Move To Mars’. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Salt River Songs by Sam Hunt

Colin Hogg, a longtime comrade of Sam, writes in his Introduction that, ‘There is a lot of death in this collection of new poems by my friend Sam Hunt. It’s easier to count the poems here that don’t deal with the great destroyer than it is to point to the ones that do.’ More>>

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news