Brenda Harwood

Printing apprentices honoured by industry

Printing apprentices honoured by industry

The hard work and commitment of Dunedin screen printer Cory Pollard during several years of training has earned him the accolade of screen printing apprentice of the year for 2009.

Town Hall U-turn stuns users

Town Hall U-turn stuns users

The decision by the Dunedin City Council (DCC) to delay the Dunedin Town Hall redevelopment by a year has once again caught regular users by surprise, with the City of Dunedin Choir calling it a "staggering" move.

Concept collections win place for designers

Concept collections win place for designers

ive young Dunedin designers are among 31 finalists from 10 countries to be named as finalists for the 2010 iD Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards.

Dunedin work scheme offers skills

Dunedin work scheme offers skills

Partnership between the Malcam Trust and Pact is providing paid work and valuable trade skills for a group of young Dunedin people.

Research show social cost of sexual violence

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.

Straightening this building is a wind-up

Straightening this building is a wind-up

A delicate operation to begin the careful process of straightening a building went without a hitch at the Dunedin Gasworks Museum on Monday.

'Donated to Science' screens

'Donated to Science' screens

Filming a documentary about human dissection was a challenging, but ultimately life-affirming, experience for those involved.

New literacy programme

New literacy programme

Literacy Aotearoa Dunedin is encouraging local employers to support its new "Train to Gain" workplace literacy strategy for 2010, to be launched next week.

Musselburgh church marks centenary

Musselburgh church marks centenary

A congregation of more than 150 parishioners and friends gathered at Dunedin South Presbyterian Church on Saturday to launch the centennial celebrations for Musselburgh Presbyterian Church.

Society sends gifts to Polish children

Society sends gifts to Polish children

When Dunedin City Councillor John Bezett visits an orphanage in Poland this month, he will take with him some very special gifts from Dunedin.