6 Oct 2023

Otago uni investigating claims mistreated eel was part of flat initiation

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 6 October 2023

Otago University is investigating claims students mistreated an eel as part of a flat initiation.

The police have also been notified of the incident that was apparently filmed at a student flat.

Initiations or hazing are sometimes inflicted on students wanting to secure spots in flats for the following academic year.

Otago University Students Association president Quintin Jane speaks to Lisa Owen.