The Dunedin Night Shelter Trust can breathe a sigh of relief,
after a flood of donations arrived to cover a funding
shortfall over Christmas.
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 humble sock and its potential benefits for people with
diabetes are the subject of a new research project at the
University of Otago department of clothing and textile
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.
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.
Dunedin librarians have given new life to old books, as part
of a series of extraordinary art works.
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.
Classic children's characters are helping to give the
Playhouse Theatre in Albany St a theatrical facelift.
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