Dan Hutchinson

WW2 seaman honoured by Russia

WW2 seaman honoured by Russia

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.

Ringing in the change message

Ringing in the change message

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.

Users urged to press case for faster internet

Users urged to press case for faster internet

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.

Calling for volunteers

Calling for volunteers

They have hundreds of hungry mouths to feed and now Dunedin charity FoodShare needs more volunteers and sponsors.

Bike library needs home

A new bike library in North Dunedin is all set to go - it just needs somewhere to call home.

Corrected WW1 plaque to be unveiled

Corrected WW1 plaque to be unveiled

Descendants and family members of Otago Peninsula soldiers who died in World War 1 will gather around their memorial again today.

Pupils grow poppies to give to veterans

Pupils grow poppies to give to veterans

Some Tahuna Intermediate School pupils and their teacher are hoping to make Anzac Day extra special for veterans this year.

New apartment life for former hospital

New apartment life for former hospital

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 place.

Vet's generosity giving injured penguins a second chance

Vet's generosity giving injured penguins a second chance

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.

Group unhappy with ranking

Group unhappy with ranking

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.