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Church's future still in limbo

Church's future still in limbo

The Andersons Bay Presbyterian Church building has not been used since April and its future is still up in the air.

Nepalese orphanage will be home for month

Nepalese orphanage will be home for month

A Dunedin girl will follow in the footsteps of her siblings when she heads to Nepal this summer.

Major changes to CCS Disability Action's role over eight decades

Major changes to CCS Disability Action's role over eight decades

CCS Disability Action, which was founded in 1935 to cope with the influx of disabled children suffering from the polio epidemic, is celebrating its 80th anniversary in September.

Small things the key to happiness

Small things the key to happiness

If we could all just be a little bit happier, wouldn't Dunedin be a sweeter place? That's the thinking behind an increasing number of health and wellness coaches branching into ''happiness coaching'' - and it seems there is no shortage of prospective clients.

Have some heart this month

Have some heart this month

Support vital for hundreds of Kiwi kids like Alex 

Aerobics competition lifts profile of sport

Aerobics competition lifts profile of sport

More than 200 aerobic and hip hop competitors took to the stage at the King's and Queen's Performing Arts Centre at the weekend.

Drop-in centre set up for post-flood support

Drop-in centre set up for post-flood support

With many people still in clean-up and repair mode after the June floods, support agencies have planned a one-day drop-in centre for those looking for support and advice.

Work ongoing to improve sideline behaviour

Work ongoing to improve sideline behaviour

Verbal abuse of players and referees is still occurring at junior sports matches throughout Dunedin, despite a Sport Otago campaign aimed at clamping down on bad behaviour.

City to plug into car charging?

City to plug into car charging?

Dunedin residents may be able to plug in their cars and charge them just as easily as they would a mobile phone if a study being discussed by the Otago Chamber of Commerce and Dunedin City Council goes ahead.

Tangi trend 'sign of more integration'

Tangi trend 'sign of more integration'

Maori grieving and funeral practices are increasingly being adopted by non-Maori, a trend that demonstrates increased integration and acceptance between the two cultures, an expert says.

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