Graduation day was doubly exciting for six standout Otago
Polytechnic fashion design graduates, who have been selected
to show their collections in next year's iD Dunedin fashion
shows in April.
The Dunedin Night Shelter Trust can breathe a sigh of relief,
after a flood of donations arrived to cover a funding
shortfall over Christmas.
Mosgiel Scout Group is celebrating the achievements of three
of its members, whose commitment, service and bravery have
earned them top awards.
A new era has begun for the annual Dunedin Community
Christmas Dinner, which will be hosted at the Dunedin Town
Hall for the first time this year.
Rising costs and increasing pressure on funding organisations
mean the Otago Community Hospice will have to raise $2
million this financial year to break even.
Dunedin divers will take the plunge at Wellers Rock in Otago
Harbour on November 29 planning to collect hundreds of pieces
of debris from across the city which have found their way
into the water.
Dunedin librarians have given new life to old books, as part
of a series of extraordinary art works.
The long and intriguing history of Brockville, its
relationship to World War 1, and its evolving community are
the focus of a research and oral history project in the area.
The New Zealand Blood Service is urging healthy adults in
Dunedin to rise to the challenge and ''lend an arm'' to help
meet growing demand for blood products.
Classic children's characters are helping to give the
Playhouse Theatre in Albany St a theatrical facelift.
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