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.
Sawyers Bay School principal Gareth Swete is frustrated by a
lack of progress on solving safety concerns at the school
Dunedin community organisations must find ways to shift to a
more professional footing to ensure future sustainability and
secure ongoing government contracts.
''Walking the journey'' with people as they become debt-free
is the focus of a Dunedin debt-counselling service.
Our playgrounds are smoke-free - but not everyone is getting
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.
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.
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.
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