Brenda Harwood

Museum ship-shape for tourist season

Museum ship-shape for tourist season

Light, space and neatly arranged artefacts greet visitors to Port Chalmers Maritime Museum now that stage one of the museum's redevelopment is complete.

Call to restore Aramoana wharf

Call to restore Aramoana wharf

It may be hard to get to and in need of repair, but Pilot's Wharf at the Aramoana spit could be a boon for tourism, supporters say.

ACC cuts funding to city classes

ACC cuts funding to city classes

A Dunedin falls prevention programme run by Age Concern Otago is to lose vital ACC funding.

100 belly dancers descend on city for national festival

100 belly dancers descend on city for national festival

About 100 belly dance and drumming practitioners from throughout New Zealand and Australia will descend on the city from April 13 to 16 for the annual national event, being held in Dunedin for the first time.

Parcels delivered to 300 families

Parcels delivered to 300 families

Christmas parcels containing food, treats and gifts have been delivered to 300 Dunedin families by the Dunedin Combined Christmas Foodbank.

Duo's dedication to dentistry recognised

Duo's dedication to dentistry recognised

Knox Dental surgery in Dunedin is celebrating the achievements of two of its dentists, who have both received the prestigious New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) Outstanding Young Dentist Award.

More gas tests needed at Caversham tunnel

More gas tests needed at Caversham tunnel

The failure of gas-monitoring equipment after just one day inside the Caversham tunnel last month means the month-long testing programme must be repeated.

Meet Dunedin's stars

Meet Dunedin's stars

Dunedin's unsung heroes stepped into the limelight last night as The Star hosted its seventh annual Dunedin Stars awards event celebrating the achievements of the city's volunteers.

Retirement age: Query targets Labour candidates

Retirement age: Query targets Labour candidates

Question from the floor: Dunedin man Ronald Dick, a life member of the Otago Deaf Society, put Dunedin's election candidates on their mettle at Monday night's forum with a pertinent question about the age of retirement.

Welfare: Balancing needs with affordability and responsibilities

The contentious issue of New Zealand's welfare system sparked lively debate during Monday night's forum, with candidates expressing strongly opposing viewpoints.