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Past pupils amid top scholars

Two former John McGlashan College pupils are among New Zealand's top secondary school scholars. Patrick Zhang (17) and Harrison Biggs (18) graduated from the two-year...

Constant headphone use cause of child hearing loss

Constant use of headphones among children and young people is leading to a "silent and growing epidemic" of hearing loss. That's the message from Hearing...

Call for crossing lights for cyclists

Push-button crossing lights would allow safer access for cyclists trying to get across Portsmouth Drive near the peninsula map layby area, Spokes Dunedin chairman...

Warning issued for dumping waste in suburban street

The Dunedin City Council has issued a warning to a sewage disposal company for dumping waste in a suburban Mosgiel street. Council 3 Waters group...

Portobello Public Library marks 150th anniversary

The Portobello Public Library celebrated its 150th anniversary on Saturday. Library president Edna Stevenson said about 50 people celebrated at the library. "It was a lovely celebration...

‘Revenue hit’ from roadworks

"Frustrated" small-business owners in St Kilda have been taking a financial hit since roadworks began outside their shops, raising questions about a lack of...

Wait for cancer specialist “scary”.

A Mosgiel pensioner fears he may die before a 40-week wait to see a bowel cancer specialist is up. The 88-year-old man, who asked to...

Sanitiser and masks in demand

It is not only face masks that are in hot demand in Dunedin as a result of the coronavirus Covid-19. "We're having a run on...

Larnach’s map of Otago auctioned

A historic map of Otago has come home to Larnach Castle, after attracting brisk bidding when it was auctioned at Haywards Auction House on...

MSD in new offices on Monday

A light, welcoming and family-friendly new service centre will greet Ministry of Social Development clients on Monday. The doors of the service centre in St...
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