Brenda Harwood

Graduates make the cut for iD

Graduates make the cut for iD

Graduation day was doubly exciting for six standout Otago Polytechnic fashion design graduates, who have been selected to show their collections in next year's iD Dunedin fashion shows in April.

Sock-for-diabetics study

Sock-for-diabetics study

The humble sock and its potential benefits for people with diabetes are the subject of a new research project at the University of Otago department of clothing and textile sciences.

Focus on Antarctic architecture

Focus on Antarctic architecture

The development of Antarctic architecture, from purely functional to futuristic, imaginative and speculative design, is highlighted in an international touring exhibition now showing at Otago Museum.

Top awards for Mosgiel scouts

Top awards for Mosgiel scouts

Mosgiel Scout Group is celebrating the achievements of three of its members, whose commitment, service and bravery have earned them top awards.

Movable feast

Movable feast

A new era has begun for the annual Dunedin Community Christmas Dinner, which will be hosted at the Dunedin Town Hall for the first time this year.

Hospice faces funding shortfall of $2 million

Hospice faces funding shortfall of $2 million

Rising costs and increasing pressure on funding organisations mean the Otago Community Hospice will have to raise $2 million this financial year to break even.

Brockville's close link to WW1

Brockville's close link to WW1

The long and intriguing history of Brockville, its relationship to World War 1, and its evolving community are the focus of a research and oral history project in the area.

New life for old books

New life for old books

Dunedin librarians have given new life to old books, as part of a series of extraordinary art works.

Underwater clean-up of harbour

Underwater clean-up of harbour

Dunedin divers will take the plunge at Wellers Rock in Otago Harbour on November 29 planning to collect hundreds of pieces of debris from across the city which have found their way into the water.

Classic characters inspire

Classic characters inspire

Classic children's characters are helping to give the Playhouse Theatre in Albany St a theatrical facelift.