Dan Hutchinson

Council vets Dog Rescue

Council vets Dog Rescue

An animal rescue charity has been told it must not speak about the Dunedin City Council without prior approval or it could lose access to condemned dogs at the pound.

Heeding the `call' for a different experience

Heeding the `call' for a different experience

Dunedin family is skipping summer this year and heading for Nepal.

Council takes action against dog owners

Council takes action against dog owners

The Dunedin City Council has contacted 400 dog owners about unpaid registration fees and is now sending some dogs to the pound.

Seeding salmon stocks

Seeding salmon stocks

More than half a million baby salmon will be released in the Water of Leith this season as the Dunedin Community Salmon Trust expands its programme.

Mother fears son drinking to death

Mother fears son drinking to death

Alcohol is many different things to many people but for alcoholics it is a killer. For their mothers it is a nightmare. One of these women tells her story to The Star reporter DAN HUTCHINSON.

Research 'desperately needed'

Research 'desperately needed'

The death of 29 little blue penguins at Doctors Point last week is a graphic illustration of the problems facing conservation groups in and around the Dunedin area.

Building boom in city

Building boom in city Dunedin is experiencing the biggest new-house building boom since the beginning of the global financial crisis.

Peninsula camping explored

Peninsula camping explored

All options big and small will be considered as the Department of Conservation and Dunedin City Council formally begin their search for ''camping opportunities'' on Otago Peninsula.

Great response to Age Concern's call for volunteers

Mosgiel people have responded immediately to a call for help from Age Concern two weeks ago in the Taieri Times.

ReStore plea for clean,undamaged goods only

ReStore plea for clean,undamaged goods only

It is a dangerous job but someone has to do it.