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No more butts about action plan

A one-woman crusade to keep discarded cigarette butts and plastic out of Otago Harbour at Port Chalmers has sparked an environmental action plan. Port Chalmers...

Call to return to first past the post voting

A newly formed lobby group is calling for a return to First Past the Post voting for Dunedin's local body elections. The First Past the...

Parkside residents want bridge brought back

North East Valley residents are hoping to bridge the gap between their home and Chingford Park. A bridge used to connect Lindsay Taylor's Tannadice St...

Thousands of speeding motorists escape ticket

Thousands of speeding motorists caught on camera in Dunedin have escaped a ticket. An Official Information Act request to police reveals in the first two...

Scaled-down Relay for Life set for spring

The return to more normal life in New Zealand has inspired the Cancer Society to hold the Dunedin Relay for Life after all -...

Sex abuse group’s resources stretched

Demand for a sexual abuse service has "sky-rocketed" since lockdown. Otepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse (Ocasa) reported an increase in demand in May, which has...

Craft group honours Helen Keller

The extraordinary life of Helen Keller was celebrated at a gathering of the Blind Low Vision NZ craft group marking her birthday. Guest speaker at...

Dog poo bags wait for owners

Dunedin dog owners collected about a quarter of the poo bag rolls they collectively paid more than $18,000 for. The Dunedin City Council began offering...

Social sewing studio moves into new, larger premises.

Dunedin social sewing studio Stitch Kitchen has found a new home. Just Atelier Trust project co-ordinator Fiona Jenkin said the studio had been repurposing textiles,...

Dunedin scientist set raise awareness about hand sanitiser

A Dunedin scientist is set to lead six free workshops teaching children about hand sanitiser. When Covid-19 hit New Zealand and hand sanitiser supplies were...
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