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Gastro unit to be expanded

Gastro unit to be expanded

Dunedin Hospital's gastroenterology clinical leader Dr Jason Hill is a happy man.

Extra cans sought for foodbank

Extra cans sought for foodbank

The annual Octacan mid-winter foodbank appeal for Presbyterian Support Otago is under pressure to be more successful than ever before.

Dunedin surf breaks part of national study

Dunedin surf breaks part of national study

Dunedin's Whareakeake and Aramoana beaches have been included in a research project looking at New Zealand surf breaks of national significance.

Long-serving midwife farewelled

Long-serving midwife farewelled

If midwife Beverly Henderson's tennis game was not up to her usual standard during a stint in Queenstown in the late 1970s, she could blame technology.

Helping refugees 'changed my life'

Helping Syrian refugees settle into Dunedin has changed one volunteer's life.

Feared she would not see her daughter grow up

Feared she would not see her daughter grow up

When Natalie Reynolds found out she had bowel cancer, her biggest fear was that she would not get to see her 15-month-old daughter grow up.

Rare NZ books in Regent sale

Rare NZ books in Regent sale

New Zealand books, including several about tangata whenua, are among the more valuable books on offer at The Star Regent 24-hour Book Sale, the sale co-ordinator says.

Rewarding mums who quit smokes

Rewarding mums who quit smokes

After 15 years of smoking, Dunedin mother-to-be Corinna Campbell knew if she didn't give up the habit, she could harm her unborn baby.

Patients sneak cellphones into surgery

Patients sneak cellphones into surgery

Some people's attachment to their cellphones is such they feel they cannot do without them, even in the operating theatre.

Call to improve city’s Town Belt

Call to improve city’s Town Belt

The narrow, overgrown condition of some of the pathways through the city's historic Town Belt has been highlighted by the Dunedin Amenities Society as it seeks to enhance the area's status as a recreation and tourism trail.

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