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City in international spotlight

Dunedin is in the spotlight.

Big rise in inmate treatment rate

Big rise in inmate treatment rate

Otago prisoners are among the rising number of inmates taking drug and alcohol treatment programmes.

Prison programme not for Otago

An Invercargill Prison programme to help incarcerated fathers bond with their children is not being considered for the Otago Corrections Facility.

Otago prison nurses at leading edge

Otago prison nurses are the first in the country to gain extra credentials in primary mental health.

All 10 nurses at the Otago Corrections Facility in Milburn have been working under a new programme developed by the New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses.

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Macandrew Bay may soon be free of freedom campers: residents' opposition has prompted the Otago Peninsula Community Board to seek immediate changes to the Dunedin City Council's trial of designated freedom camping locations.

'Layback' could cost manager

'Layback' could cost manager

A stag night request has landed a Dunedin duty bar manager in trouble with police.

First home performance advisers

Dunedin residents wanting warmer, drier homes can now get independent advice from the city's first certified home performance advisers.

Tourette's support group being set up in Dunedin

A support group for Otago people with Tourette's syndrome and their families is being established in Dunedin.

Mill workers 'fingers crossed'

Otago workers of Southern Cross Forest Products are hoping the business will be bought as a going concern and they will retain their jobs.

Dirt row weighs heavy on group

A year-long dispute threatening the existence of a 90-year-old community group is yet to be resolved.