Dunedin is home to a quarter of the most earthquake-prone
type of buildings in New Zealand and its architectural
history could be ''drastically affected'' by a big shake, a
leading engineer says.
The jury is still out on whether a new ''exclusion'' device
inside fishing nets is helping to save sea lions, a Dunedin
marine scientist says.
Cash-strapped families that cannot afford to go on holiday
this summer are being given access to a store of camping
equipment that is free to hire.
The horticulturally impaired have been thrown a lifeline by a
group calling itself Vegetables in My Back Yard (Vimby).
The Mosgiel Business Association is to hold its first
''Mosgiel business hub'' meeting, aimed at attracting
interest from non-retail members as well as its more
Smartphones and sex education programmes are leading children
as young as intermediate age to experiment with sex, a
Dunedin counsellor says.
Waikouaiti residents have taken a different approach to pest
geese in their neighbourhood - making them feel really
A dream to re-create the start of the Otago Central Rail
Trail through a pair of disused rail tunnels in Dunedin has
received a major boost from Government safety officials.
They can't lease them out, sell them or pull them down so
some of Dunedin's ageing and historic commercial buildings
are being left to slowly crumble. Dan Hutchinson looks at the
impasse over some of the central city buildings.
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