More work will be done to investigate the possibility of putting a public library inside the South Dunedin Mall.
Thousands of books are luring Dunedin residents into the Regent Theatre, for the city's annual 24 hour book sale.
A peaceful cartoon contest run through the University of Otago is attracting national attention.
Inspired by the recent Charlie Hebdo case, it's about the ability of cartoons to incite a variety of reactions, including violent ones.
And organisers hope to influence the opposite in Dunedin.
Vanuatuan victims of Cyclone Pam are benefiting from the generosity of Dunedin students.
A group of creative students have made soft toys to fundraise for those impacted by the disaster.
And some colourful new friends have been made along the way.
A new national brain research project is being launched in Dunedin, to unlock the secrets of the ageing brain.
University of Otago staff are involved in the study, which also includes researchers based in Auckland.
The project's funded through the government.
Otago University became the co-host to the national brain centre of research excellence last year.
Struggling Dunedin residents are expected to gain the most from the government's new budget.
Increases to benefits for some New Zealanders have just been announced.
And a local university lecturer says the move has surprised many.
Dunedin residents are more at risk of suffering eye damage than those living in other parts of the country.
Harsh ultraviolet light is especially intense in Dunedin during winter months.
And that's prompting warnings from local optometrists.
An estimated $17.5m swimming pool complex in Mosgiel has the support of the city council.
Councillors have voted to support in principal the development of the new aquatic facility.
They're putting $6m aside for the project, to be spent in the 2018-19 financial year.
And they're spending up to $300,000 now, on detailed planning of the complex.
Sound problems at Forsyth Barr Stadium will continue, as a proposal to upgrade the public address system has been shelved.
The stadium's current PA system has been a headache for Dunedin Venues Management from the beginning.
The company proposed putting in about 100 new speakers, a significant increase on the existing number.
The Otago Cricket Association is getting a major financial boost to establish new lighting at the University Oval.
Up to a million dollars is being allocated to the project by the Dunedin City Council.
But not all councillors are seeing eye to eye over the funding.
The government's announced what it calls a record health budget, but there's no knowing whether more money will flow south.
Last time Health Minister Jonathan Coleman visited Dunedin Hospital, he promised more money for the outdated facility.
He's just announced an extra $320m for district health boards in the coming financial year.
Local theatre enthusiasts are conquering the complete works of William Shakespeare.
They're taking to the stage for 86 hours straight, performing back-to-back readings of every single Shakespeare play.
And the theatrical marathon is giving some of the city's closet actors their time in the spotlight.
Dunedin residents are gathering to discuss climate change issues ahead of the government's involvement in a global summit.
Emeritus Professor Alan Mark, of the University of Otago, is involved in the local discussion, and he joins us to explain what it's all about.
Dunedin's central city is to be revitalised following years of urban design, planning and community consultation.
Dunedin City Council staff have developed a new plan for the main precincts within the city centre.
And approval from councillors means work is about to begin.
Workplace challenges are nothing new, but they're often exacerbated for people with disabilities.
In Dunedin the issues around employment for disabled peoplebr /
are being brought to the attention of the local business community.
And it's all part of an attitude change.
Planned road work along Otago Peninsula is being brought forward, following public demands for urgent improvements.
Up to $300,000 will be spent on the physiotherapy pool by the Dunedin City Council.
A local property manager is celebrating her status as Dunedin's best landlord.
The title has been bestowed upon her by the Otago University Students' Association.
And staff hope it will inspire other landlords to follow her example.
Port Otago is detailing plans to spend $30m over the next two years.
It will deepen parts of the Otago Harbour channel, allowing larger container vessels and cruise ships to access Port Chalmers.
The company also plans to deepen the berths where large container vessels can sit.
That means new sheet piles will be installed, to reinforce the current wharf structure.
Dunedin primary school pupils are exploring a well-known literary wonderland through ceramics.
They're learning the art of pottery from a local artist in residence at Macandrew Bay School.
And their Alice in Wonderland theme is bringing some interesting creations to the fore.