Brenda Harwood

'Cook's day off' is welcome

'Cook's day off' is welcome

Dunedin woman Enid Ford (94) is determined to remain in her own home and receiving Meals on Wheels helps her to do it.

DCC reviews power fund

DCC reviews power fund

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.

Solution to crossing fears stalled

Solution to crossing fears stalled

Sawyers Bay School principal Gareth Swete is frustrated by a lack of progress on solving safety concerns at the school gate.

Groups urged to adopt professional footing

Groups urged to adopt professional footing

Dunedin community organisations must find ways to shift to a more professional footing to ensure future sustainability and secure ongoing government contracts.

Christians fight poverty with budget service

Christians fight poverty with budget service

''Walking the journey'' with people as they become debt-free is the focus of a Dunedin debt-counselling service.

Cigarette butts still found in playgrounds

Our playgrounds are smoke-free - but not everyone is getting the message.

Globe races to meet fundraising deadline

Globe races to meet fundraising deadline

The flurry of fundraising activity continues as the Friends of the Globe Theatre inch towards their goal of raising $500,000 for repairs to the historic Dunedin theatre.

Grahame's gratitude for caring unit

Grahame's gratitude for caring unit

For Dunedin man Grahame Fox, and dozens of fellow patients across the southern region, the work of the Dunedin Hospital Dialysis Unit is literally life-saving.

Plans for art hub on hold for now

Plans for art hub on hold for now

Ambitious plans to establish a Dunedin arts hub in the Octagon Athenaeum building have been put on hold for the immediate future, as work continues on the historic building.

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle and pedestrian routes through the southern city are opening up and work on Package 1 of the South Dunedin cycleway-walkway is due to be completed at the end of this month.