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Mercy’s day facility nearly ready to go

Mercy’s day facility nearly ready to go

After eight months of construction, Mercy Hospital's new $7.5million Day Stay facility is nearing completion.

HNZ: Tenants not evicted to make way for refugees

HNZ: Tenants not evicted to make way for refugees

Rumours that social housing tenants were evicted from their homes to make way for refugee families are "completely unfounded'', a Housing New Zealand spokesman says.

New meals on wheels food testing

New meals on wheels food testing

Southern District Health Board meals on wheels recipients in Dunedin and Invercargill will be the first to test new Compass meals in about five weeks.

Rickshaw Run adventure-packed

Rickshaw Run adventure-packed

When Jendi Paterson goes on holiday she is unlikely to be found sitting around reading books.

Young actors win entry to national festival

Young actors win entry to national festival

Award-winning performances in the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival regionals have led to a "fantastic opportunity'' for a group of Queens High School drama pupils.

DCC to cull or move geese

DCC to cull or move geese

The Dunedin City Council has begun a "pre-feeding'' programme with the feral geese at Watson Park, Port Chalmers, in preparation for either moving or culling them.

Ideas for former school site wanted

Ideas for former school site wanted

Four years after buying the Tomahawk School site, the Dunedin City Council will invite the community to contribute ideas on ways to use or develop the site.

Bid to spur employment of Dunedin's young

Bid to spur employment of Dunedin's young

A campaign has been launched in Dunedin to encourage and acknowledge the employment of young people.

'Good sign': Number of dog adoptions falls

'Good sign': Number of dog adoptions falls

If dog adoption numbers continue to drop in the city, Dog Rescue Dunedin says it might need to switch its focus.

Nine dogs dangerous, scores 'menacing'

Nine dogs dangerous, scores 'menacing'

Nine of the almost 17,000 dogs registered by the Dunedin City Council are classified as dangerous, none of them pit bull terriers.

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