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Returning pupils flock to school

Smiling pupils stormed schools across Dunedin as learning came back to classrooms in Alert Level 2. St Francis Xavier School principal Carmel Jolly said a...

Oh happy day, Lennox can play

A mother kept good on a promise as playgrounds reopened in Dunedin last week. Melissa Allnatt said playgrounds being shut in Alert Levels 4 and...

Level 2 appeal as students return

Otago Polytechnic opened its doors again this week, while University of Otago courses remain online until the end of the semester. As students make their...

Bustling tip open for business

Hedges and hair got the heave-ho after Dunedin entered Alert Level 2 last week. Ron McDonnell, of Waldronville, said he tore out a hedge from...

MSD boosts job loss and employment support

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in Dunedin is ramping up its efforts to support people who have suffered job losses due to the...

Smokefree video project open to the public

With movement and gatherings still restricted during Covid-19 Alert Level 2, Smokefree Otago and the Southern DHB Smokefree team are taking a new approach...

‘Floods of support’ as gym reopens

A gym owner was met with "floods of support" when she announced her gym was reopening in Level 2. Tania Grave, of Inspiring Women, a...

No-interest loans scheme being adapted for crisis

The Otago Community Finance team is responding to the Covid-19 crisis by adapting its no-interest loans scheme to provide quick financial relief. Launched in October,...

Services move online

Dunedin’s churches and religious communities have had to find new ways to worship and support their people during the Covid-19 crisis. For some, the...

Mosque to remain closed for now

Dunedin’s churches and religious communities have had to find new ways to worship and support their people during the Covid-19 crisis. For some, the...
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