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Queer quiz on Friday

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer residents will have a chance to get together this weekend, with a quiz night and annual meeting. The two...

Principal about to change schools

After 19 years at the school, Pine Hill School principal Mel Jewiss is moving on. Mrs Jewiss started at the school as a beginner teacher,...

Tertiary students enjoy a break

North Dunedin's student quarter has emptied and the University of Otago campus is nearly deserted after the first semester finished last week. Students have headed...

Adventure the name of the game

Otago Tramping and Mountaineering Club member numbers are the highest since the 1980s, the club's president says. The club, which had been running since 1923,...

Roading proposal welcomed

A $750,000 proposal to build three traffic roundabouts to improve traffic flow and safety at Green Island has been welcomed by residents and community...

Call for better security in South

Security in South Dunedin has come into the spotlight after concerns from several business owners. South Dunedin Business Association chairman Craig Waterhouse raised the issue...

SPCA centres band together

The rebuild at SPCA Otago's Opoho animal shelter continues against a backdrop of major change for the animal welfare organisation. Last Saturday, delegates at the...

Information sought about Boer War soldiers

A Dunedin military researcher is seeking information from Otago people whose ancestors fought in the South African Boer War between 1899 and 1902. Peter Trevathan...

‘Hard road’ to return

Almost a year after having surgery on her ankle, Rebecca Fisher will represent New Zealand at a world aerobics competition. Fisher tore lateral ligaments in...

‘You need to know the symptoms’

Bowel cancer survivor Natalie Reynolds (29) has been reflecting on her tough three-year journey, as New Zealand marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in June. Appointed...

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