The Star

Plans advance for small dog area

Plans advance for small dog area

Playtime in the city's dog parks can be hazardous for small dogs, at risk of being ''monstered'' by larger breeds, prompting a Dunedin couple to lobby council for special fenced-off areas.

Harington Pt speed bumps welcomed

Harington Pt speed bumps welcomed

The Harington Point Community Society is pleased the Dunedin City Council has decided to install speed bumps in the Otago Peninsula settlement.

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

A project to link Mosgiel and Dunedin with a cycle and walkway by using abandoned train tunnels could be moving up the Dunedin City Council's priority list this year.

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers have the highest success rate when it comes to passing their practical driving tests

Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

It's good to see more public events being established in the city - it's a great way to bring people togetherIt's that time of year again, when neighbours step outside the front door and connect with the people who live around them.

Glutton sucks up street debris

Glutton sucks up street debris

Dunedin's street-cleaner has a new tool in his arsenal to help in his constant battle against grime - a giant vacuum cleaner.

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi Orokonui Ecosanctuary has joined the fight to save rare and critically endangered Haast tokoeka kiwis with a new ''kiwi creche''.

Plea to help those with Down Syndrome

Plea to help those with Down Syndrome

Alexandra Walker (23) would love to work in a cafe, or with children, and dreams of visiting Disneyland and London's West End one day.

Packs made to entertain children

Packs made to entertain children

Christeen Bates knows just how valuable a distraction pack is.

Big task finding`lost' soldiers

Big task finding`lost' soldiers

Mosgiel woman Jan French is writing a book to commemorate South Otago soldiers who fought and died in World War 1 but whose memories and records have since been forgotten.

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