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Putting ‘scarfie’ flats on the map

A University of Otago student has put his touch on a book which explores some of Dunedin's most famous student flats. Sam van der Weerden...

Spearfishers take a stab

Spearfishers from across the South Island battled dirty water to catch flighty fish in Dunedin on Saturday. South Island Spearfishing Championship organiser Josh Craig, of...

‘Street skate’ along Portsmouth Drive

Riders on Dunedin's Portsmouth Drive cycleway will be joined by local roller skaters, as they celebrate Kiwi Skate Day on Sunday. Roller sport clubs and...

Arts centre on creative community’s wish list

The creation of a highly visible arts centre, more affordable rehearsal and teaching spaces, and a 500 to 800-seat theatre are at the top...

‘Good intention but a bad idea’

The Government is aiming to scrap a scheme allowing some employers to pay disabled staff less than the minimum wage. But a Dunedin chief executive...

Animal-related injuries up

If you've fallen over Rover or had a puss scratch your mush, you're not alone. Accident Compensation Corporation data reveals the top six animals most...

East Taieri boy selected for Chinese milk advert

Mosgiel boy Felix Smith is the star of a milk powder commercial airing in China. The East Taieri School pupil said the commercial was filmed...

New car to spread the word

Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust's new car will help spread the message that it's OK to ask for help. Trust founder Corinda Taylor hoped people...

‘Anyone and everyone’ welcome at rebranded Middlemarch Ball

Dust off your denim and diamonds – the Middlemarch Ball is on. Ball co-organiser Helen Fincham-Putter said the ball would be held on Easter Saturday,...

Bigger and better Party in the Park this Sunday

It will be party time in Mosgiel on Sunday. Party in the Park co-organiser Kelly Aitcheson said up to 6000 people were expected at the...

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