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More than 1000 people in carnival procession

Volunteers, staff and local community groups have all had a hand in this year's Midwinter Carnival. From performers to members of the public, more than...

Helping save our native birds

Dunedin residents can help the dire situation of New Zealand's native birds in various ways, environmental advocacy groups say. Their suggestions follow a recent report...

Green build sets rules

Renovating a Dunedin home has been more of a challenge than usual for one Calton Hill family. Louis Brown, his partner Bridie Fahey and 8-year-old...

Call for cans to meet demand

Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) hopes to collect sufficient cans at this year's Octacan which, if laid end to end, would stretch the length of...

World Refugee Day: Family enjoying life in Dunedin

The quiet of Dunedin is a far cry from the bustling, busy Aleppo, Aicha Dwara says. The Syrian former refugee arrived in Dunedin with five...

Sth Dunedin responses some months off

Providing solutions for the future of South Dunedin will take "significant time", the Dunedin City Council says. Speaking to a crowd of about 200 people...

Petition to keep centre city bus stops

As bus users prepare for buses no longer to stop near the Octagon, a passenger advocacy group is calling on the Otago Regional Council...

Elder abuse services to adopt response focus

The focus of elder abuse services will shift from prevention to response, in line with government contracts which take effect from July 1. The Ministry...

Warning over young reps

The Star reporter Jessica Wilson talks to Dunedin sports experts and leading officials about children playing in representative teams, following a recent move by...

Turn still testing city bus drivers

The tight turn for buses at Cargill's Corner has come back into the spotlight after another bus hit a veranda on the corner while...

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