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Behind the Foundation

The thing that Associate Professor Greg Jones likes most about the Otago Medical Research Foundation is its role in incubating research. Greg is the deputy chair of the Foundation’s Scientific Committee, which is responsible for deciding on funding application...

2017 Foundation golf tournament

After a wet and cold week, the weather gods relented and produced perfect conditions for the Foundation’s eighth annual golf tournament, staged again in association with OceanaGold NZ Ltd on the picturesque St Clair course. A record entry of 29 teams contested this...

Sponsor Spotlight: Justin and Eterei Stonelake

Sponsor Spotlight: Justin and Eterei Stonelake

Everyone benefits from medical research, and that’s one of the reasons why Justin and Eterei Stonelake have chosen to support the Otago Medical Research Foundation. The couple own the three McDonalds restaurant franchises in Dunedin, and as such are regularly called...

Thank you Gilmour Motors Suzuki!

Thank you Gilmour Motors Suzuki!

Emma Gilmour (right) presented Susan (left) with the $250 donation cheque for the Foundation last week, Arnold Jones nominated the Otago Medical Research Foundation for the monthly prize. Our thanks to Gilmour Motors Suzuki for getting Susan Sims off to a great start...

August Club Otago Lunch

August Club Otago Lunch

With the 2017 New Zealand general election now just weeks away, we are delighted to announce the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Bill English, will be our guest speaker at the next Club Otago lunch on Thursday, August 3rd. This will be the Prime Minister’s last visit to...

Prof Robert Patman writes:

Prof Robert Patman writes:

We were enlightened by Prof Robert Patman, professional of International Relations at Otago University at the Club Otago lunch in April this year, Prof Patman giving us a candid insight into the political landscape of the United States, United Kingdom and North Korea....

Foundation’s annual golf tournament

Foundation’s annual golf tournament

The Foundation’s 8th annual golf tournament will be played on the St Clair course on Sunday, 24th September with a 10a.m. shotgun start. More than $120,000 has been raised since the inaugural event in 2010, all of which has been invested in research projects and...

A Night to Remember 2018

A Night to Remember 2018

A night of high emotion, entertainment and contrast … that’s all in-store for guests at the Foundation’s annual dinner, A Night to Remember 2018. To be hosted in the Dunedin Town Hall on Friday, 16th February, A Night to Remember 2018 will bring to the stage two...

June Club Otago Lunch celebrates Otago Rugby

June Club Otago Lunch celebrates Otago Rugby

The June Club Otago lunch was a celebration of some of the most memorable days of Otago rugby. Otago is the most successful of the New Zealand provinces against the British & Irish Lions, beating the tourists on four occasions – in 1950, ’59, ’66 and ’93. The...

Club Otago Lunch – June

Club Otago Lunch – June

The next Club Otago lunch, scheduled for Tuesday, 13th June to coincide with the Highlanders match against the British & Irish Lions in Dunedin that evening, will be a celebration of some of the glory days of Otago rugby. Otago’s record against the Lions is the...