The brutal cold snap that hit Dunedin this week has
highlighted the plight of the city's homeless and the vital
work of the Dunedin Night Shelter Trust.
With this month marking the centenary of the Gallipoli
campaign - the first major event of World War 1 involving New
Zealand soldiers - Anzac Day commemorations will be bigger
Big plans lie ahead for the South Dunedin Social Sector Trial
(also known as Base), which has been extended by the
Government for another year from July 1.
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.
Increased monitoring of hazardous drinking among young people
is the cornerstone of a new South Island-wide project aimed
at reducing alcohol harm.
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
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.
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.
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.
A Dunedin-based research team,
working on a cure for type 1 diabetes, is reaching out for
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