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Toitu launching doco

Film looks at history of Chinese in Otago   Dunedin's history of Chinese immigration, the Chinese goldminers of Central Otago and the connections between New Zealand...

200 penguins chipped in monitoring project

More than 200 little blue penguins have been microchipped as part of a monitoring project at Blue Penguins Pukekura. Taiaroa Head manager of operations Hoani...

Man and best friends walking for animals

A man walking across the country with his two dogs to raise awareness of animal welfare issues says people have been the highlight of...

Seeking help to print book on grief of suicide

Supporting young people through the grief of suicide is the aim of a Dunedin author. Nikki Cockburn (33) said she was raising funds for the...

Waitangi Day at Otakou

The maritime history of Otakou as a place where Dunedin's people landed by waka or sailing ship will be highlighted during Ngai Tahu Treaty...

Chopping wood a bit of a scream

It may be an illusion, but this one might have a ring of truth to it. Stephen McCabe was cutting firewood at the 6ha Pine...

Racing to honour a legendary Kiwi

Born in Edendale in 1899, Burt Munro had an enormous dedication to motorcycles and his life's achievements are legendary. He purchased his first motorcycle at...

Refugee settling-in volunteers sought

Stories of international support for refugees were the inspiration for two Dunedin flatmates to help with local refugee resettlement efforts. Andrea Knight and Petra Fersterer...

In all kinds of weather

RDA plans indoor arena Bad weather may soon be no barrier for riders at Dunedin's Riding for the Disabled Association, with plans for a new...

Counting the beat in support of night shelter

The ``incredible response'' from local musicians and performers will make this weekend's 24-hour drumming event, DRUMedin, a true celebration of the city's spirit. Organiser Laura...

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