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More homes to be insulated

More homes to be insulated

A group that aims to make every house in Dunedin warm within 11 years has been given another shot in the arm by the Government's Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (Eeca).

Fundraising for breakwater

Fundraising for breakwater

Te Rauone residents are banding together to raise $70,000 towards building a breakwater they hope will save their beach.

Parade marks departure of soldiers

Parade marks departure of soldiers

Thousands of Dunedin people will march in the footsteps of their forefathers, as the city gears up for the first major World War 1 centenary event in September.

Peace declared in Castle St

Peace declared in Castle St

An initiative to establish a Zone of Peace in Castle St, North Dunedin, has given people food for thought. Brenda Harwood takes a look at the concept.

Botanic Garden project nearing end

Botanic Garden project nearing end

As work nears completion on a $6 million redevelopment of the Dunedin Botanic Garden propagation buildings and glasshouses, attention is turning to shifting thousands of rare plants and seeds.

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.

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.

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