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Otago

/ɒˈtɑːɡəʊ/
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1.
a council region of New Zealand, formerly a province, founded by Scottish settlers in the south of South Island. The University of Otago (1869) in Dunedin is the oldest university in New Zealand. Chief town: Dunedin. Pop: 195 000 (2004 est)
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  • Somewhat slower, the otago progress was to 223,000 in ten years.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves
  • As early as 1856 otago had set the example of insisting on an outlay of 30s.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves
  • Taking his otago contingent with him, he left the pa under cover of night, and made good his escape through the gloomy swamps.

    An Old New Zealander T. Lindsay Buick
  • Right through the campaign the otago Regiment were one gun short, fighting only three guns.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • Two companies of the otago Regiment were sent in to help Auckland, who had lost heavily and were somewhat shaken.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • An otago man of the 5th Reinforcements was working in front of where the gun took up position.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • The otago colonel got right to the enemy's trench, and a Turkish officer tried to pull him in.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • Southland was a separate province between 1860 and 1870, but, failing financially as such, rejoined the parent province of otago.

  • otago is a large province in the southern part of the South Island, 300 miles from the Strait.

    John Rutherford, the White Chief

    George Lillie Craik

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