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Foodbank appeal succes

Thousands of cans passed through the hands of volunteers as they sorted donations made during the emergency services foodbank can appeal last week. More than...

Anderson’s Bay `playscape’ opens

Anderson's Bay School's new ``playscape'' is open for play today. Teacher Lizzie Potter said the area, which had been in development since late 2014, included...

Quakes put focus on civil defence

The Kaikoura earthquakes have given community boards a chance to review their civil defence procedures, Otago Peninsula Community Board chairman Paul Pope says. While the...

Letter-writers hope to save Karitane postal service – You’ve got mail

A bulk delivery of letters to Karitane has letter-writing enthusiasts hoping to simultaneously save the town's post pick-up and drop-off point, and encourage Dunedin...

Christmas dinner big effort

600 expected at Dunedin Town Hall It may have taken only five loaves and two fishes to feed 5000 people in the Bible, but feeding...

Proponents clarify plans for station deck

The group behind bringing Cobb & Co to Dunedin Railway Station has moved to clarify aspects of the project, in response to public comment. Cobb...

Tomahawk Lagoon open day

Waterway inĀ `reasonable state' Tomahawk Lagoon is in a ``reasonable state'' of environmental health, according to the results of a year-long scientific study. Young scientists from three...

Appeal crucial for foodbanks

If you hear a mixture of sirens and Christmas carols in your street next week, do not be alarmed. Emergency services, community groups and volunteers...

Planetarium stars in a year of successes

The Perpetual Guardian Planetarium is set to celebrate its first anniversary on Monday. Otago Museum chief executive Ian Griffin said it had been a successful...

Santa is coming with supporting cast on Sunday

More than 80 floats, 150 children and a white-bearded man dressed in a red suit will descend on George St once again for the...

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