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‘Happiest girl in the world’

A simple wish has made one 8-year-old the "most happiest girl in the world". Last year Ariah Gillon-Smith wished for a bedroom makeover through the...

Use of of Tasmanian oak nabs joinery award

A Dunedin joinery business has won a national award for its use of a "durable and beautiful" Australian hardwood. Stevenson & Williams Limited won the...

Scout group gets grant for roof repairs

Fairfield Scout Group has received $1000 from the Saddle Hill Community Board to repair its hall's leaking roof. Scout group leader Denise Davison said the...

Columba College pupils are well-read

A group of Columba College pupils proved their knowledge of books was among the best in the country last weekend. Year seven pupils Clara Ballentyne,...

DCC decision to help fund new bridge praised

Strath Taieri Community Board chairman Barry Williams is praising Dunedin city councillors for voting to pay for a share of the cost to build...

Appeal for search service

Getting a phone call at 5 o'clock on a Friday night and not knowing when you are going to get home has been the...

Society set for planet parade

Anticipation is high among Dunedin Astronomical Society members as they await a "winter planet bonanza" in the night sky. Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Venus will...

Success but no ORC funding

As debate rages around the Otago Regional Council's funding decision, advocates for the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital point to a simple, irrefutable fact – the...

168 cases of elder abuse dealt with in past year

An extraordinary sense of entitlement felt among some families, leading to shocking cases of financial abuse, is a source of great concern for Age...

Enabling Good Lives focus

Creating a vision for the transformation of disability support services in New Zealand will be a hot topic at a community-wide forum in Dunedin this...

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