Thousands of Dunedin people will march in the footsteps of
their forefathers, as the city gears up for the first major
World War 1 centenary event in September.
An initiative to establish a Zone of Peace in Castle St,
North Dunedin, has given people food for thought. Brenda
Harwood takes a look at the concept.
Mosgiel residents are receiving a warm and friendly welcome
at the ''Healing Place'', a gathering space at St Luke's on
Having the chance to ''give back'' to the community has
inspired Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora social workers Soraya
McGartland and Nick Callaghan to step up and volunteer to
become Maori wardens.
The need for more support for Maori families in Dunedin
has prompted the Otakou Runanga to establish a branch of
Maori wardens in the city. Brenda Harwood reports.
Mosgiel Library will become a hub for migrants to access
information and services, as Citizens Advice Bureau Dunedin
takes over as the main provider of settlement support
New Zealand's new alcohol legislation will be put under close
scrutiny in a four-year research project by University of
Dunedin's Meals on Wheels service is in a tough spot, with
volunteer driver numbers down and demand rising, causing Age
Concern Otago to issue an urgent call for help. Brenda
Dunedin woman Enid Ford (94) is determined to remain in her
own home and receiving Meals on Wheels helps her to do it.
In the past year, 785 Dunedin families and individuals have
been able to get on top of their power bills with support
from the Dunedin City Council Consumer Electricity Fund.
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