At the age of just 13, Dunedin man John Foster was signing up
to do his bit in one of the most dangerous arenas of World
War 2 - the merchant navy.
Information technology and the aged-care sector are expected
to continue to be big growth industries in Dunedin over the
next 15 years, but the city's future prosperity could go
either way, a group of business academics say.
Dunedin residents who still experience painfully slow
internet speeds are hoping they will not miss out again on
government funding being doled out over the next few months.
They have hundreds of hungry mouths to feed and now Dunedin
charity FoodShare needs more volunteers and sponsors.
A new bike library in North Dunedin is all set to go - it
just needs somewhere to call home.
Descendants and family members of Otago Peninsula soldiers
who died in World War 1 will gather around their memorial
Some Tahuna Intermediate School pupils and their teacher are
hoping to make Anzac Day extra special for veterans this
The former Karitane Home for Babies - built in 1938 - is
itself being reborn and has also been entered on the New
Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero as a Category 1 historic
Hundreds of yellow-eyed penguins are still shuffling around
today thanks to the efforts of Dunedin veterinarian Tony
Malthus, who has been stitching them up for 15 years.
A group advocating the reopening of old train tunnels as a
cycle route between Mosgiel and Dunedin is questioning the
Dunedin City Council's priority list.
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