Visitors to Mercy Hospital were greeted with smiles and chocolates to celebrate the opening of the facility's new $3.5 million car park.
Spreading the "power of legal knowledge'' throughout the community is the aim of Community Law Otago through its Law for Tea sessions.
Dunedin Night Shelter Trust chairman Dr Rob Thomson is sad the city needs a shelter for homeless people, but is "really glad that we do have one''.
In the aftermath of the recent social sector-wide hui, the board of Connect South is recommending to its members the organisation be wound up.
Budding drag queens and kings will be able to strut their stuff, with support from the professionals, in Dunedin's first citywide drag competition.
A collaboration stretching across the world has led to the publication of a new book of images by the late Dunedin photographer, historian and collector Hardwicke Knight.
Looking back on two years of serving the Green Island community, Leanne Stenhouse is proud of making a difference to the lives of local people.
Otago Community Hospice chief executive Ginny Green is on a high after a ‘‘tremendous grant’’ helped to launch a new year of fundraising for the organisation.
Sound, practical advice for patients, families and carers on managing at home is the focus of the Kowhai Programme at Otago Community Hospice.
After 15 months as historian-in-residence at the Otago Pioneer Women’s Memorial Association Hall, Rachael Francis has created a lasting memento of her time with the organisation.
As Dunedin’s housing market grows ever tighter, particularly for vulnerable families and those seeking rental accommodation, a high-level group is looking for solutions.
The Methodist Mission’s Youth Transition Home (YTH), which provides housing and support for young people aged 16 to 19, is operating at full capacity.
Dunedin’s social agencies are at the coal face of the city’s gathering housing crisis, and say housing is a major issue for a growing number of people.
A five-year labour of love by the Rotary Club of Dunedin won the major award at this week’s Keep Dunedin Beautiful Awards.
Fresh from major stage success, Taieri Musical Society is going back to its community roots as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in October.
With the three giant shipping containers that will anchor its structure in place, the Green Island Shed is taking shape.
Public health advocates have welcomed the support of the South Dunedin community in opposing a liquor off-licence application in the area.
Dunedin social agencies say there is a need for greater networking among organisations, but the shape that will take is yet to be determined.
Changes to primary health-care services have come to Otago and Southland with the launch of the first wave of health-care home (HCH) general practices.
Dunedin funders have stepped into the breach, providing support to enable the Methodist Mission to continue running the Early Years Hub for the next year.