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Notice given of new drink-drive limits

Notice given of new drink-drive limits

Lower adult drink-drive limits will further reduce the number of people being killed or injured on local roads, Dunedin police say.

International interest in ibogaine study

International interest in ibogaine study

A Dunedin researcher's study on the effectiveness of using the controversial drug ibogaine to help wean people off opioid addiction is attracting a lot of international attention, but almost none in Dunedin.

Carisbrook Heights school 'here to stay'

Carisbrook Heights school 'here to stay'

After school closures and mergers in Dunedin in recent years there has finally been some good news for parents in the Corstorphine and Calton Hill area. Dan Hutchinson catches up with everyone at Carisbrook Heights School as they find out their site will stay open permanently. 

Seven wonders of world now ticked off to-do list

Seven wonders of world now ticked off to-do list

The taste of lime and tequila, the sensation of standing atop reed islands and the friendliness of South American people linger in the mind of Dunedin woman Julie Woods.

Youth to lead anti-bullying group

Youth to lead anti-bullying group

A new youth-led programme to take action against bullying is to be launched in Dunedin early next year.

Be wary of beggars, police say

Be wary of beggars, police say

Police are predicting a rise in begging in Dunedin this summer and are warning Dunedin residents to be wary of strangers asking for money.

Mother fears son drinking to death

Mother fears son drinking to death

Alcohol is many different things to many people but for alcoholics it is a killer. For their mothers it is a nightmare. One of these women tells her story to The Star reporter DAN HUTCHINSON.

New life for old books

New life for old books

Dunedin librarians have given new life to old books, as part of a series of extraordinary art works.

Research 'desperately needed'

Research 'desperately needed'

The death of 29 little blue penguins at Doctors Point last week is a graphic illustration of the problems facing conservation groups in and around the Dunedin area.

Brockville's close link to WW1

Brockville's close link to WW1

The long and intriguing history of Brockville, its relationship to World War 1, and its evolving community are the focus of a research and oral history project in the area.

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