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Not just a long beard – it’s about the way you wear it

Growing a competition-winning beard or moustache is not just about length but also how you wear it. That's according to the organiser of tomorrow night's...

Community networks unite

Grassroots community networks across Dunedin are forming a coalition as government funding runs out. The move is being driven by the Greater Green Island Community...

Painting award first for artist

The winner of the Green Island Art Group's annual painting competition for 2017 was excited to be awarded top place on Tuesday. "It's got me...

Queer and Far offers support

A new support and talking group for international queer and questioning students at the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic has been launched. Queer &...

Medal haul for Dunedin performers

Three Dunedin performers came away with a haul of medals and prizes at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Renee O'Brien, Oliver...

Fourth generation now at school

When Emma North started at Portobello School on Monday, she was following in the footsteps of her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Emma (5) is the...

City buses to offer free Wi-Fi to passengers

Dunedin buses are set to get free Wi-Fi on board, the Otago Regional Council has confirmed. Council support services manager Gerard Collings told The StarĀ on...

Hardiest to tackle Sleepout

Spending tonight in the Octagon will be a bitterly cold experience for those taking part in Dunedin Sleepout 2017, but organisers are not deterred. The...

Rolling up our sleeves

Dunedin communities have demonstrated their resilience after wild weather caused flooding, slips and road closures around the city and surrounding areas at the weekend. Although...

Public response positive

The public response to the Dunedin City Council-NZ Transport Agency proposal to install three roundabouts in Green Island has been positive so far. DCC transportation...

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