Drug abuse has been described as ''the root of most evils''
and the main cause of a high rate of mental health problems
in the shearing industry.
A piece of Dunedin's history lies buried under the city's
latest highway development.
Thousands of old Dunedin TV sets are being brought in for
recycling thanks to a Government subsidy called the TV
TakeBack. Star reporter Dan Hutchinson takes a look at what
is involved in recycling these TVs.
New Zealanders should start thinking about switching to more
efficient electric cars and trains, Dr Ian Mason, a renewable
energy researcher at Canterbury University, urged in Dunedin
The Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint about consultation
on the future management of two million newborn baby blood
spot cards, but says more could have been done to keep the
Otago Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker has returned from
a successful trip visiting Chinese tertiary institutions,
which is already bearing fruit when it comes to student
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