The Star

Decisive no to campers

Decisive no to campers

Harwood residents want the Dunedin City Council to know ''in no uncertain terms'' they oppose freedom campers using the domain behind Scott Hall.

Skateboard ban 'way over the top'

Skateboard ban 'way over the top' Surfers and skateboarders say a skateboarding bylaw at St Clair Esplanade is 'way over the top' and are staking a claim for their right to roll up and check out the waves.

Patrol needs helpers

Patrol needs helpers

The Dunedin South Community Patrol has been ''the eyes and ears'' helping the police for the past 12 years.

Fears for tourists using beach track

Fears for tourists using beach track

A lack of online warnings about the dangers of the Tunnel Beach track may put tourists at risk, a Dunedin resident says.

Condensation remains a daily battle

Condensation remains a daily battle

Ventilating your home will help alleviate condensation and mould issues, Dunedin City Council City property housing manager Sharron Tipa says.

Runanga recruiting Maori wardens

The need for more support for Maori families in Dunedin has prompted the Otakou Runanga to establish a branch of Maori wardens in the city. Brenda Harwood reports.

Pair volunteering as wardens

Pair volunteering as wardens

Having the chance to ''give back'' to the community has inspired Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora social workers Soraya McGartland and Nick Callaghan to step up and volunteer to become Maori wardens.

DCC looking into child's play accident

DCC looking into child's play accident

The Dunedin City Council is investigating after a small child fell off some playground equipment in Portobello and was concussed.

Study of new alcohol laws

Study of new alcohol laws

New Zealand's new alcohol legislation will be put under close scrutiny in a four-year research project by University of Otago researchers.

Fouling complaints rise

Fouling complaints rise

Owners who do not pick up their dog's faeces on footpaths and sports fields are continuing to cause an unpleasant issue for members of the public and Dunedin City Council's animal services.

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