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Workshop to discuss Mosgiel pool options

Workshop to discuss Mosgiel pool options

Dunedin City Councillors and the Taieri Communities Facilities Trust (TCFT) will hold a workshop on Tuesday to discuss proposals to build a new pool in Mosgiel.

Many in Dunedin facing crippling debt

Many in Dunedin facing crippling debt

A new group is embarking on an ambitious project to smash bad debt in the city. Dan Hutchinson investigates.

High rents linked to empty shops

High rents linked to empty shops High rents, the residue of the global financial crisis, and increased online competition are making things tough for Dunedin retailers, as evidenced by a high number of empty storefronts around town.

Plea for community to support pool

Plea for community to support pool For Hannah Scott, being able to walk again would not have been possible without the use of the Dunedin Physio Pool. It is ''imperative'' that it stays open, her mother says

City's unwanted fruit harvested

City's unwanted fruit harvested

No tree is too big or too small for the volunteers at Community Food Harvesting Dunedin.

Dramatic drop in demand for driving classes

Dramatic drop in demand for driving classes

Demand for driving classes for older drivers has come to a screeching halt this year.

Massive response to food co-op 'wonderful problem'

Massive response to food co-op 'wonderful problem'

A church group planning a cut-price vegetable buying co-operative in Dunedin has been swamped with more than 1000 phone, text and email messages since announcing its plan in The Star last week.

Five a day for $3 a week

Five a day for $3 a week

A Dunedin church is determined to feed the masses by launching a fruit and vegetable-buying co-operative that will cost people just $3 a week. Dan Hutchinson investigates.

DCC prepares for sycamore war

DCC prepares for sycamore war

The Dunedin City Council has sycamore trees firmly in its sights as the invasive plant threatens to choke the life out of the town belt.

T-shirt Korowai designed to highlight waste

T-shirt Korowai designed to highlight waste

The Robbie Burns statue in the Octagon looks set to get a flash new cloak thanks to a Dunedin fashion designer.

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