The Star

Insulation push starts

Insulation push starts

A new organisation called the Cosy Homes Governance Group is racing to insulate 1500 homes in the next 10 weeks.

Will road harm harbour life?

Will road harm harbour life?

Cycle paths, footpaths and wider roads are making life easier for peninsula residents, but are these projects coming at the expense of birdlife and important fish species? Dan Hutchinson takes a look.

Some Noakes works lost in bus stops art revamp

Some Noakes works lost in bus stops art revamp

Some of the bus stop art painted by the late John Noakes is being replaced by new art works.

Tour operators pointed to advice

Tour operators pointed to advice

Tourism operators have been urged to use a new service in the wake of claims some have missed out on a significant chunk of cruise-ship income.

Sights set on $10,000 fundraising for ferry

Sights set on $10,000 fundraising for ferry

A new handrail and bike rack are the latest progress on restoring the old Dunedin harbour ferry, Elsie Evans.

Wharf ban hurts: operators

Wharf ban hurts: operators Every year, cruise ships bring rich rewards to Dunedin's economy but some tour operators feel they are missing out

Moves to make Hindu temple

Moves to make Hindu temple

Members of Dunedin's Hindu community believe having their own temple would strengthen the community as a whole.

Following in her father's tyre marks

Following in her father's tyre marks

The thrill of the chase and going fast is what keeps Sacha Coghill on the racetrack.

Call to extend trial to solar panels

Call to extend trial to solar panels

A year on from the start of a trial to allow home owners to add the cost of insulation and heating appliances to their rates bill and the Dunedin City Council has underwritten more than $2 million in loans. Dan Hutchinson looks at the popularity of the Warm Dunedin scheme. About $2 million has been loaned to hundreds of Dunedin home owners to insulate and heat their houses under the scheme.

Bradford's flying fox a swooping success

Bradford's flying fox a swooping success

Fun has taken on a whole new dimension at Bradford School after the installation of what could be the longest flying fox in Dunedin.

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