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Surveying school given $260,000 of robotics

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of robotics has been given to the University of Otago in Dunedin. International surveying technology company Trimble "generously" gave...

Double the fun

Twins Kate (left) and Isla (3) Fahey dressed up in traditional Maori clothing and listened to a story read by their nana Glenis Thomas...

Covid dishes out job loss

Dunedin chef Jason Shea had never been short of a job, but then Covid-19 hit the hospitality industry and everything changed. When the nation entered...

Tour guide ‘ down but not out’

After bookings for a booming tour business stopped after Covid-19 hit, a Dunedin business woman decided to "change it up" rather than concede. Bookatour owner...

War zone nurse responds

For one nurse, responding to the Government's call for volunteers in Dunedin during the Covid-19 lockdown was not so different from her usual work. Barbara...

‘Feel, heal and keep it real’

Change is inevitable and can often lead to new opportunities, a life coach says. Awaken Life Coaching founder and director Vicky Murphy, of St Clair,...

Cold feet over temporary beach access

A recommended alternative access point to a popular beach is unsuitable, a Dunedin woman says. But the Dunedin City Council says the inconvenience will be...

Cops double down on cellphone motorists

Twice as many tickets were issued to motorists using a cellphone in Coastal Otago in March despite the nation being in lockdown for part...

Avid tramper ‘one of the lucky ones’.

On the eve of his 91st birthday, Mosgiel man Doug Moir is vowing to continue to dance, pipe and tramp. In 1989, as his retirement...

Historic bus shelter in peril

A public meeting has been called to save a 1920s Maori Hill bus shelter from destruction. The Dunedin City Council has earmarked the bus stop, at...
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