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Deadline looms for shelter trust to buy buildings

Deadline looms for shelter trust to buy buildings

The future of the Dunedin Night Shelter hangs in the balance, as trustees face a deadline for the sale of the Lees St buildings.

Is Dunedin losing its religion?

Is Dunedin losing its religion?

The number of religious Dunedin residents has decreased, according to the 2013 Census, but it may not mean the end of religion, as Greta Yeoman discovers.

Trust gives another $400,000 for insulation

Trust gives another $400,000 for insulation

Otago homes could soon be a lot warmer with the Otago Community Trust giving an extra $400,000 to a home insulation programme.

City photos updated 150 years after originals

City photos updated 150 years after originals

History has been re-created by a group of Otago Polytechnic students.

Fitter, healthier thanks to Green Prescription

Fitter, healthier thanks to Green Prescription

Dunedin woman Lesley McTainish is feeling fitter and healthier after starting Sport Otago's Green Prescription programme at the beginning of this year.

Flood puts nursery back years

Flood puts nursery back years

Severe flooding in Dunedin this month delivered a hammer blow to some conservation groups and some of their projects will take years to fully recover.

Seatbelts are 'life-savers'

Seatbelts are 'life-savers'

Susan Roberts knows just how important it is to buckle up in a vehicle.

Octopus invasion expected

Octopus invasion expected

Dunedin is about to experience a unique annual marine spectacle, as large octopuses arrive in droves to breed and die.

Josie the new rival for Bogart

Josie the new rival for Bogart

The Star's campaign to find the oldest cat in Dunedin has come up trumps this week.

Hopes people 'can' help by donating to foodbank appeal

Hopes people 'can' help by donating  to foodbank appeal

The annual Octacan appeal is a vital component of the Presbyterian Support Otago Family Works foodbank supply, as ever-increasing demand puts pressure on the service.

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