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Driving lessons and mowers for families

The mothers of many former refugee families who have settled in Dunedin are to receive free driving lessons and lawnmowers. Help has come from a...

Lessons behind walls

Being able to read and write is important for all of us. But many people in prison lack the basic level of writing and reading...

Call for pontoon action

A group of West Harbour business owners and commercial boat operators are calling for action on the heavily silted Carey's Bay pontoon. Only limited use...

Stadium gaining traction

DVML attracts more conferences to Dunedin This has been good year for Dunedin Venues, chief executive Terry Davies says. With an increase in conferences, a variety of...

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...

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