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Fruit and vege scheme growing on success

Fruit and vege scheme growing on success

A not-for-profit fruit and vegetable-buying initiative is back in Dunedin for a second year and looking to build on its success.

Parents’ journey an inspiration

Parents’ journey an inspiration

Sophia Taing has never visited the country her parents fled from almost 30 years ago.

Service centre reopens tomorrow

Service centre reopens tomorrow

The flood damage has been repaired and new furniture and equipment is being installed at the Ministry of Social Development's South Dunedin Service Centre, which will reopen on Monday.

Motorists urged to watch out for school pupils

Motorists urged to watch out for school pupils

Police are urging motorists to keep an eye out for children as schools begin to reopen for 2016.

Priest helped refugees passing through Croatia

Priest helped refugees passing through Croatia

Returning to his home country to help with the refugee crisis was a special task for one Dunedin priest.

No rush for vertical burials

No rush for vertical burials

While many of the world's cities - including Auckland - are considering vertical grave plots, it seems Dunedin has plenty of room for its dead.

Kittens galore at SPCA

Kittens galore at SPCA

It's raining kittens at the Otago SPCA this summer, as the mostly warm and dry weather is the perfect conditions for kitten season.

Tiny libraries becoming a big success

Tiny libraries becoming a big success

Dunedin's homegrown Lilliput Libraries system is going from strength to strength and hopes to have 40 miniature libraries running by the middle of the year. 

'Huge need' for donated food

'Huge need' for donated food

FoodShare's Deborah Manning - a former corporate lawyer - loves data, especially when it tells a fascinating story of need and growth in Dunedin.

Frugality only way to avoid water restrictions

Frugality only way to avoid water restrictions

Self-restraint in water usage is the only way Dunedin will get through the summer without enforcing water restrictions, the Dunedin City Council says.

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