Brenda Harwood

Trust sets up fundraising scheme

Trust sets up fundraising scheme

The brutal cold snap that hit Dunedin this week has highlighted the plight of the city's homeless and the vital work of the Dunedin Night Shelter Trust.

Special Anzac dawn service for Dunedin

Special Anzac dawn service for Dunedin

With this month marking the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign - the first major event of World War 1 involving New Zealand soldiers - Anzac Day commemorations will be bigger than ever.

Youth unemployment major focus of study

Youth unemployment major focus of study

Big plans lie ahead for the South Dunedin Social Sector Trial (also known as Base), which has been extended by the Government for another year from July 1.

Never too young to love music

Never too young to love music

Sharing the joy of music with Dunedin youngsters is a labour of love for singer Calla Knudson-Hollebon (18), who is leading a new children's music group at Knox Church.

Reducing alcohol harm aim of project

Reducing alcohol harm aim of project

Increased monitoring of hazardous drinking among young people is the cornerstone of a new South Island-wide project aimed at reducing alcohol harm.

Plans advance for small dog area

Plans advance for small dog area

Playtime in the city's dog parks can be hazardous for small dogs, at risk of being ''monstered'' by larger breeds, prompting a Dunedin couple to lobby council for special fenced-off areas.

Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

It's good to see more public events being established in the city - it's a great way to bring people togetherIt's that time of year again, when neighbours step outside the front door and connect with the people who live around them.

'Looking good' for spring opening

'Looking good' for spring opening

The family focus of the Highland Park development, in Mosgiel, continues to take shape, with construction well under way on a new high-spec early childhood facility.

Plea to help those with Down Syndrome

Plea to help those with Down Syndrome

Alexandra Walker (23) would love to work in a cafe, or with children, and dreams of visiting Disneyland and London's West End one day.

Help us 'break through': scientists

Help us 'break through': scientists

A Dunedin-based research team, working on a cure for type 1 diabetes, is reaching out for support.