Brenda Harwood

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.

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.

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.

Pleased to return to normal routine

Pleased to return to normal routine

For Dunedin teenager Shania Fox (16) there is great satisfaction in starting the school year alongside her peers this week.

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

It sounds like a personal ad: ''desperate researcher seeks healthy older ambidextrous people for study''.

Bowie fans study star this summer

Bowie fans study star this summer

University of Otago Summer School students taking a ''whirlwind tour'' through the music of David Bowie, paused last week to celebrate the singer's birthday.