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Life-savers’ busy season ends

Otago's surf life-savers have clocked off for another year after performing more than 50 rescues, at least six times that of last season. Easter traditionally...

City turning it on for long weekend

Ed Sheeran is not the only one putting on a show this weekend. Dunedin is pulling out all the stops to ensure residents and visitors...

Ed fix

About 60,000 Ed Sheeran fans are pouring into Dunedin this week, emptying their pockets of an expected $34million into the city's economy. And Laneway cafe...

Shared pathway project complete

A five-year community project to improve the West Harbour cycleway-walkway has come to an end. On Monday, Rotary Club of Dunedin members gathered for a...

Mixed views on changes

A pack-a-day smoker says he feels concerned when he sees young people smoking, and wants to make them to stop. "When I see the young...

Protective spit needs repair

Work is needed on the Karitane spit to prevent serious damage to the foreshore, the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board chairman says. The spit is a...

Sixth NZ title for Otago barrel racer

Hard work has paid off for a Middlemarch barrel racer who recently won the New Zealand barrel racing title for the sixth time. Not only...

Relay walk close to heart for firefighters

Firefighters taking part in Relay for Life this weekend will be walking in solidarity with colleagues, family and friends affected by cancer. The 17-strong Fire...

Marine reserve option in spotlight

Government ministers are considering two alternative networks of marine protected areas along the southeast coast of the South Island. Reporter Shawn McAvinue talks to...

New messages for smokers

The introduction of standardised, confronting packaging for tobacco products is cause for celebration for members of Smokefree Otago. The coalition, which comprises smokefree campaigners from...
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