The Star

Down in the dumps about depot

Down in the dumps about depot

Pukehiki residents are taking action to save their new recycling depot, amid concerns the Dunedin City Council could shut it due to dumping of non-recyclable rubbish.

School pools fight to stay afloat

School pools fight to stay afloat Pool access is becoming an equity issue for some Dunedin primary schools who say they are struggling to keep their pools operational.

Car park tenants riled by intruders

Car park tenants riled by intruders

Community workers based at Dunedin Community House in Moray Pl are fed up with the inconsiderate behaviour of some Dunedin motorists and pedestrians in their leased central-city car park.

Plans for possum trap app

Plans for possum trap app

As the battle to clear the Otago Peninsula of possums moves into its final phase this year conservationists are turning to high-tech solutions in residential areas. DAN HUTCHINSON discovers a smartphone app, developed in Dunedin, that can make possums disappear.

Gigabit speed a month away

Gigabit speed a month away

Dunedin residents should be able to access the fastest internet speeds in the country next month, following the city being announced winner of the Gigatown Competition last year.

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

Wanted: healthy seniors for study

It sounds like a personal ad: ''desperate researcher seeks healthy older ambidextrous people for study''.

Father and son share love of speed

Father and son share love of speed

He is expected to reach speeds of more than 150kmh on the race track, but Dunedin rider Josh Goddard (15) is still too young to get his driver's licence.

Be wary of toxic algae - ORC

Be wary of toxic algae - ORC

The public - and dog owners in particular - are being urged to be on the lookout for a potentially toxic algae known as phormidium.

Frustration at sign slip-up

Frustration at sign slip-up

Frustrated Port Chalmers residents will finally see 30kmh speed restriction signs installed in George St next week, after a month-long delay caused by human error. 

Volunteer team replacing camp's ablution block

Volunteer team replacing camp's ablution block

A new building is starting to take shape at Tirohanga Camp as volunteer builders began work on the structure last week.

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