Sexual violence in New Zealand is significantly
under-reported, with just 9 per cent of assaults reported,
but it is our most costly crime with an estimated social cost
of $1.2 billion per year.
A delicate operation to begin the careful process of
straightening a building went without a hitch at the Dunedin
Gasworks Museum on Monday.
Filming a documentary about human dissection was a
challenging, but ultimately life-affirming, experience for
Literacy Aotearoa Dunedin is encouraging local employers to
support its new "Train to Gain" workplace literacy strategy
for 2010, to be launched next week.
A congregation of more than 150 parishioners and friends
gathered at Dunedin South Presbyterian Church on Saturday to
launch the centennial celebrations for Musselburgh
When Dunedin City Councillor John Bezett visits an orphanage
in Poland this month, he will take with him some very special
gifts from Dunedin.
Dunedin pupils from the New Zealand Modern School of Music
scooped the pool of top prizes in the school's annual
southern competitions, held in Gore late last month.
Fortune Theatre stage manager Brendan van den Berg is hoping
for a smooth run through United States customs, especially as
his bags will contain a selection of women's dresses.
The shabby weatherboards and peeling paint are gone, replaced
by pristine steel cladding, and the final touches are being
made to prepare the new South Dunedin Blokes Shed for its
official opening on Saturday, at 1.30pm.
Dunedin mum Christine Mahy is looking forward to a better
winter next year, after becoming the first Dunedin homeowner
to receive a Well Dunedin PHO Healthy Homes subsidy.
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