Story: Otago places

Scarfie flats

Otago University students are known as ‘scarfies’ after their long scarves. This poster features the typically old and often run-down houses, mostly in North Dunedin, where students flat in term time.

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Poster by Nathan Secker

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Northern Dunedin', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2016)

Full story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 8 May 2009, updated 29 Jul 2015