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Dunedin’s ACC cycling costs on the rise

The annual cost of ACC claims for cycling injuries in Dunedin has risen by about $800,000 in the past five years. In 2019, ACC was...

Woman faces fear to raise ovarian cancer awareness

  A Dunedin woman with ovarian cancer is set to do her first skydive to raise awareness of the deadly disease. Karen O'Neill, of Pukehiki on...

Gardens volunteer given life membership

Long-serving Friends of the Dunedin Botanic Garden volunteer Louise Kilby was honoured recently with life membership and a special medal. Friends since its inception in...

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Arts

First outings for Octagon Ensemble

Dunedin's newest chamber music group, The Octagon Ensemble, will present its first public concerts this weekend, in Invercargill and Dunedin. Led by director John Buchanan...

What’s On February 27

CONCERTS Feb 29 to march 6: Apoapo mini-festival, celebrating experimental Maori and Pasifika art, March 1: Dunedin’s newest chamber group The Octagon Ensemble presents ‘‘Beginnings’’, works...

Business

Word on the street: The future for cheques

Kiwibank is going cheque-free from tomorrow. It will no longer honour cheques, accept cheque deposits or provide bank cheques. Business reporter Shawn McAvinue asked...

Technical solution for food wastage

A smartphone app designed to get food eaten rather than dumped was launched in Dunedin on Monday. Foodprint founder Michal Garvey, of Auckland, said the...

Sports

Swim grant for six schools

A new generation of young swimmers in West Harbour is taking to the water this...

Rider to represent NZ in Scotland

A horse rider is expecting "tough competition" when she represents New Zealand in Scotland later...

Otago Sparks flicker but go out

Otago Sparks player Caitlin Blakely prepares to field a ball in Dunedin on Sunday. The Otago...

Surprise win in “rocket ship”

In a series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue spends five minutes with Dunedin motorsport enthusiasts discussing their passion for their form of racing. Five minutes with...

Outram Glen upgrade on community board’s radar

THE VOICE COLUMN Two months into the year and your community board has been busy, advocating for you, from listening to individual residents' concerns, to...

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