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Well wishes to The Foundation from Otago Rugby Football Union

Well wishes to The Foundation from Otago Rugby Football Union

Building the Otago community is a priority for the Otago Rugby Football Union, a value it shares with the Otago Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). The Foundation has been an official charity partner of the Union for the last four years, with the union’s players...

March Club Otago Lunch: David Moffett

It is not New Zealand Rugby’s job to fix the game globally and our administrators would be advised to direct their efforts towards ensuring the game here and in the Pacific Islands is better served. Forget South Africa, Japan and Argentina … strengthen the...

A Night to Remember 2018 certainly lived up to its billing.

A Night to Remember 2018 certainly lived up to its billing. Our speakers – Mao’s Last Dancer Li Cunxin and cricketing legend Sir Ian Botham – provided a perfect balance, the generosity of our sponsors and those who bought raffle tickets and bid in the auction ensured...

Supporter Spotlight: Miller Creative Group

Supporter Spotlight: Miller Creative Group

Miller Creative Group is very aware of its community, and places a high value on contributing something positive back. That is why it is an Otago Medical Research Foundation sponsor. Millers Managing Director Keith Cooper points out Dunedin is a small city, it’s...

In memory of Karen Bardwell

In memory of Karen Bardwell

It is with great sadness the Foundation acknowledges the passing of one of its most loyal supporters. Karen Bardwell, founder of Oyster Executive Recruitment, died suddenly on Boxing Day leaving her sons Joshua and Jacob, her extended family, work colleagues, clients...

Club Otago Lunch November: Ian Taylor

Club Otago Lunch November: Ian Taylor

‘Bugger the boxing. Just pour the concrete anyway.’ That’s the mantra by which Ian Taylor and his amazingly talented Animation Research Ltd team have operated for the last 30 years – a recipe which has seen the company and its founder honoured the world over. Ian was...

Sponsor Spotlight: Jan Warburton

Sponsor Spotlight: Jan Warburton

Giving talented young people an opportunity to develop is important to Otago Medical Research Foundation sponsor Jan Warburton. Jan is passionate about the arts, and a well-known long-time supporter of the development of contemporary art in New Zealand through her...

Sponsor Spotlight: Karen Bardwell

Sponsor Spotlight: Karen Bardwell

Karen Bardwell likes that the Otago Medical Research Foundation creates opportunities. As the Managing Director of two recruitment companies Select Recruitment and Oyster Executive Recruitment, Foundation patron Karen appreciates the alignment of their work and the...

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...