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Project launched to laud excellence

A call has been made for nominations to recognise Taieri people who have achieved excellence in their field and brought credit to the area. Nominations...

Blast from the past

Kaikorai Valley College deputy principal John Downes (centre) and year 7 pupils Daimon Hughes (11) and Abby Cockill (12) dress in uniforms from the...

Car club festivities to be held over long weekend

A Dunedin car club is set to celebrate its 45th anniversary from today. Conrodders Rod and Custom Car Club assistant president Kevin Moylan, of Abbotsford,...

Heavy bags barrier to walking, cycling

Dunedin adolescents are carrying an average of 5.6kg to and from school each day in their school bags. And for many teenagers and their parents,...

Ruins need urgent rescue

The spectacular ruin of Cargill's Castle needs stabilising urgently, supporters say. It is hoped that a plan of action will be in place by Christmas. This...

Beekeeper about to get busy

A Dunedin beekeeper is hoping for a warm summer. Mark Kirkwood, of Caversham, has owned hives for about three years and will open his shed...

Big operation to remove pest plants from bank

The invasion of pest plant species in Albertson Ave, Port Chalmers, is being halted with a massive removal operation. The project is the brainchild of...

Call for unwanted hearing aids

Without hearing aids, hearing impaired people living in poverty are unable to go to school or work. So Hearing Support Otago (HSO) is putting the...

Thin ‘cheese roll’ bread in peril

Sandwich bread sales in Dunedin could soon be toast. A spokeswoman for Foodstuffs, which controls New World, Pak'n Save and Four Square, said its shoppers...

Project to provide ‘pods’ to Pacific Islands launched

Dunedin-based health provider and social agency Pacific Trust Otago has joined forces with local business people to launch a new social enterprise, Pacific Pods. The...

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