Brenda Harwood

Initiative to train more guides

Initiative to train more guides

The Friends of the Dunedin Botanic Garden group is planning to train more volunteer guides ahead of the summer cruise ship season.

'Huge disruption' follows cancer diagnosis

'Huge disruption' follows cancer diagnosis

The Michelle family, of Mosgiel, have been through some tough times in the past 18 months, as young Xavier has undergone treatment for cancer.

Energy refit saves DHB millions

Energy refit saves DHB millions

A raft of changes, including replacing 16,000 light tubes, has helped Dunedin Hospital save more than $2 million in energy costs in the past four years.

Inconvenient fix-it job will be done to the letter

Inconvenient fix-it job will be done to the letter

The Regent Theatre wants to buy a vowel, and it's going to need a crane to do it.

Quite a commute to work - in Denmark

Quite a commute to work - in Denmark

Fostering international relations is the core business of Dunedin woman Clare Dorking in her work as international co-ordinator at the International Business Academy in Kolding, Denmark.

Monumental research surprising

Monumental research surprising

A labour of love for Dunedin woman Heather Bray is to become part of the official commemorations of the 100th anniversary of World War 1 in 2014.

South worst in binge-drinking stakes

South worst in binge-drinking stakes

Dunedin has been urged to wake up to the dangers of binge boozing after a new report found the South has the highest rate of hazardous drinking in the country.

US support for city cable car bid

US support for city cable car bid

Plans to re-establish a cable car run from the Exchange to Mornington have attracted the support of one of the world's iconic tourism operations - the San Francisco MUNI [municipal] cable car.

Work near end on old Post Office

Work near end on old Post Office

Work is almost complete on the transformation of a historic North Dunedin landmark into an exhibition and function space for Otago Museum.

Top ten finish for Olveston in awards

Top ten finish for Olveston in awards

Dunedin's Olveston has been named as one of New Zealand's top 10 landmarks in the Trip Adviser 2013 Traveller's Choice Awards.