Dan Hutchinson

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

More flats than students

More flats than students

Competition in the student rental market is heating up with more than 100 properties still available in traditional student areas.

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

A project to link Mosgiel and Dunedin with a cycle and walkway by using abandoned train tunnels could be moving up the Dunedin City Council's priority list this year.

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers have the highest success rate when it comes to passing their practical driving tests

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi Orokonui Ecosanctuary has joined the fight to save rare and critically endangered Haast tokoeka kiwis with a new ''kiwi creche''.

Award recognises playcentre's diet, exercise efforts

Award recognises  playcentre's diet, exercise efforts

Introducing healthy habits to preschoolers has earned the Mosgiel Playcentre the Heart Foundation's top Healthy Heart Award.