The Star

Fitter, healthier thanks to Green Prescription

Fitter, healthier thanks to Green Prescription

Dunedin woman Lesley McTainish is feeling fitter and healthier after starting Sport Otago's Green Prescription programme at the beginning of this year.

Flood puts nursery back years

Flood puts nursery back years

Severe flooding in Dunedin this month delivered a hammer blow to some conservation groups and some of their projects will take years to fully recover.

City photos updated 150 years after originals

City photos updated 150 years after originals

History has been re-created by a group of Otago Polytechnic students.

Seatbelts are 'life-savers'

Seatbelts are 'life-savers'

Susan Roberts knows just how important it is to buckle up in a vehicle.

Octopus invasion expected

Octopus invasion expected

Dunedin is about to experience a unique annual marine spectacle, as large octopuses arrive in droves to breed and die.

Josie the new rival for Bogart

Josie the new rival for Bogart

The Star's campaign to find the oldest cat in Dunedin has come up trumps this week.

Hopes people 'can' help by donating to foodbank appeal

Hopes people 'can' help by donating  to foodbank appeal

The annual Octacan appeal is a vital component of the Presbyterian Support Otago Family Works foodbank supply, as ever-increasing demand puts pressure on the service.

Junk Free June pays in many ways

Junk Free June pays in many ways

An estimated 20,000 people in New Zealand, including about 500 to 600 in Otago, are taking part in Junk Free June and raising money for the Cancer Society of New Zealand, the event's creative director says.

Bogart still top cat in the age stakes

Bogart still top cat in the age stakes

South Dunedin cat Bogart can still lay claim to being the oldest cat in town, as definitive proof of age eludes several other contenders.

Rescued from abusive situation

Rescued from abusive situation

A Dunedin man is thanking his lucky stars, and local agencies, after his recent rescue from an abusive living situation.

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