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Tough times for tourism

Many tears have been shed, but Dunedin's tourism operators are showing strength and resilience as they scramble to adjust to a massive drop in...

Pupils enjoy bubble school

"Bubble school" may be different for St Clair School pupils, but most have enjoyed it. School principal Jen Rodgers told The Star on Thursday there...

Peninsula marketing focus likely to ‘pivot’

After much planning and debate, the Otago Peninsula Trust has finalised some new, locally-focused offerings, with the aim of bringing Dunedin people to its...

Early season finish for adventure tourism operator

An adventure tourism business has been forced into its quiet months earlier than normal due to the lockdown. Wild Earth Adventures, in East Taieri, provides...

First day of Alert Level 2

Dunedin residents emerge today from their home "bubbles" into Alert Level 2 with a sense of relief that life and economic activity are resuming. Dunedin...

Virtual brewery tour may quench thirst for knowledge

  A Speight's Brewery online tour is being floated to continue to quench a "thirst for knowledge". Brewery venue manager Rosie Shanks said as a safety...

Lockdown handy helpers

A Dunedin mother of a newborn baby has praised the quick action by Kainga Ora and tradies to fix a smelly plumbing emergency during...

More women looking for work in sex industry

A Dunedin brothel and strip club is experiencing a spike in the number of women looking for work since Covid-19 closed the doors of...

Super-duper chocolate cookie

This is my take on one of a famous New York bakery's iconic cookies but I reckon the original version from Levain Bakery in...

Technology key to maintaining services

Adapting quickly to delivering services online has been vital for Dunedin physiotherapy practice and Pilates studio Back in Motion. Director and physiotherapist Graeme Moginie told...
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