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Warm and dry homes project under way

A clinic has been launched to get Dunedin homes ready for the battle against the winter chill. The Valley Project community worker Charlotte Wilson said...

Man seeks record for running NZ

At 4am on Monday, April 29, ultra-distance runner Curly Jacobs will set off from Bluff on a mission to run the length of New...

Focus on cutting food waste

It started with free chocolate and ended with people pledging to eat their leftovers. University of Otago postgraduate food science students Meghan Bennet, Hannah Cox,...

Regrowth thanks to possum efforts

After years of possum eradication efforts, strong regrowth of native plants can be seen across Otago Peninsula – particularly at Okia Reserve, near Victory...

Victoria Cross in care of ex-soldier

Caring for the Victoria Cross (VC) won by Royal Navy midshipman Duncan Gordon Boyes and the vest he wore aboard ship is a sacred...

Remembrance Army

Dunedin's war graves are among more than 350,000 service graves across the country in line for restoration through the newly formed New Zealand Remembrance...

Hangi to help stricken friend

A Dunedin woman organised a hangi yesterday to raise funds to help her best friend battle a chronic neurological condition. Ranui Wharepapa and Keri-Lee Turner-Sooalo...

A day at the museum

To celebrate the first week of the school holidays, The Star photographed some of the children having fun in the Otago Museum Explorers' Club...

Group relaunched

The University Volunteer Centre's relaunch reflects its evolution over the past five years. The centre has been relaunched and renamed, and will know be called...

Call to collect glasses, sticks

Have you occasionally arrived home from the supermarket and felt like you've forgotten something, but can't think what? Mosgiel New World has made a call...

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