Brenda Harwood

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.

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.

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.

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.

Support for 30kmh zone

Support for 30kmh zone

There has been a groundswell of community support in Port Chalmers for the lower speed limit in George St to be made permanent.

Reluctant retirement for city choir stalwart

Reluctant retirement for city choir stalwart

Life in Dunedin has been synonymous with a life in music for Glennie Jamieson (80), who recently stepped down as a member of City Choir Dunedin after 51 years.

Trust will drive theatre redevelopment

Trust will drive theatre redevelopment

A newly formed trust has big plans for the Mayfair Theatre, in South Dunedin, as the theatre celebrates its centennial year.

A 'tsunami' of knee replacements predicted

A 'tsunami' of knee replacements predicted

New Zealand faces a ''tsunami of knee replacements'' in the coming years, placing even more pressure on health services, a Dunedin academic says.

Health system 'under stress'

Health system 'under stress' A population-based funding model has been blamed for ongoing health funding woes, as debate rages over staffing levels, cuts to mental health beds and ageing Dunedin Hospital infrastructure.

Cyclist asks for more care from truckies

Cyclist asks for more care from truckies

A Dunedin cyclist and Sawyers Bay resident has highlighted the daily dangers of commuting by bicycle on busy State Highway 88 and has called on truck drivers to take more care.