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Final day for registration approaches

Final day for registration approaches

Dog registration numbers are slightly down on this time last year, Dunedin City Council animal control officer Peter Hanlin says.

Study looking at city's energy use

Study looking at city's energy use

The University of Otago Centre for Sustainability is comparing Dunedin to a human body in an attempt to find out how efficiently the city uses energy.

Bottle buy-back a smash hit

Bottle buy-back a smash hit

The Otago University Students' Association (OUSA) has helped students turn their collections of glass bottles into cash with its second Bottle Buy Back of the year.

More help sought with power bills

More help sought with power bills

The ''big chill'' that has struck Dunedin in the past two months has led to a three-fold increase in people seeking help through the Dunedin City Council's Consumer Electricity Fund.

Demand for refuge services rising

Demand for refuge services rising

The Dunedin Women's Refuge has seen an increase in the need for its services, including a rise in demand for safe houses.

Dunedin leads in glass recycling

Dunedin leads in glass recycling

Dunedin is proving to be one of the country's most successful recycling cities, gathering more than 9000 tonnes of recyclables at the kerbside and through community facilities each year.

Safety in cyberspace draws one step closer

Safety in cyberspace draws one step closer

Local schools and organisations are pleased with the new cyberbullying law but are also aware that educating people about online safety is just as important.

Why are NZ men drowning?

Why are NZ men drowning?

New Zealand men are eight times more likely to drown than women, Water Safety New Zealand statistics reveal, and researchers in Dunedin are trying to find out why.

Renewed Globe Theatre emerging

Renewed Globe Theatre emerging

Like a butterfly emerging from a steel chrysalis, a new and improved Globe Theatre is finally taking shape.

Books demonstrate printer's art

Books demonstrate printer's art

Translations of the fourth-century Greek Anthology will become works of art under the skilled hands of University of Otago printer in residence Brendan O'Brien.

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