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The dangers of political candidate publicising their home addresses

Monday 11th April 2022 | Eileen Corcoran | R1 News Manager | Digital Content Editor |

Politicians are required to list an address on campaign materials. This practice has come under scrutiny recently for the safety risk it poses, especially for women, small parties and independent candidates without offices. We speak to Jessica Hammond of The Opportunities Party.

In the wake of COVID-19, is Student Health meeting the needs of students?

Monday 11th April 2022 | Quintin Jane | R1 News Reporter |


General Practitioners are stretched thin, with only 8 GPs in Dunedin accepting enrollments. Students are waiting up to two weeks to see someone at Student Health. How is this impacting the general well-being of students and where do we go from here?


Quintin Jane spoke to Lily Marsh (OUSA Welfare and Equity Representative).


News Bulletin: Rāhina Monday 11th April

Monday 11th April 2022 | Bonnie Harrison | R1 News Manager |

Off to Market: Rāmere Friday 8th April

Friday 8th April 2022 | Amiria Pianta-Price | R1 News Reporter |
Zac Hoffman | R1 News Reporter |

We caught up with Otago Farmers Market General Manager Michele Driscoll about what's good at the market this week.

Students are living in poor conditions

Friday 8th April 2022 | Amiria Pianta-Price | R1 News Reporter |
Zac Hoffman | R1 News Reporter |

Dr Kimberly O’Sullivan from the University of Otago spoke to Amiria Pianta-Price and Zac Hoffman about the new study on students living conditions. The survey, which involved 522 students, found 65% of respondents said they often or always felt cold in their homes and 74% of respondents said they cut down on heating to save money.