Dunedin-based health provider and social agency Pacific Trust Otago has joined forces with local business people to launch a new social enterprise, Pacific Pods.
Dunedin's Bags for Good project has extended its support to shoppers at Otago Farmers Market by providing a stand of "borrow and bring back'' bags.
An electronic ‘‘your speed’’ sign, reminding motorists and truckies arriving in Port Chalmers to reduce their speed, has become a permanent fixture thanks to Port Otago.
Age Concern Otago is facing rapidly increasing demand for its Meals on Wheels delivery service, at a time when some long-term volunteers are stepping down.
Sitting poolside at St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool will be a more comfortable experience with the installation of six sturdy new wooden tables.
After 13 years on its central Dunedin site, Work and Income is on the move, making way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
The vital contribution of volunteers, partner organisations and funders was celebrated by Otago Neighbourhood Support last week.
The feathers of Dodo, the sleepy rowi kiwi, feel oily and a little bit rough.
Only about half of Otago pet owners have thought about how they will care for their animals in a disaster, a survey shows.
Rural pupils who travel long distances could be less active than their urban counterparts in getting to school, early results of a large study show.
Outram School pupils collected a vast pile of rubbish from the rural roadsides near their school during a recent clean-up.
It may have been raining outside, but keen swimmers made the most of the chance to hit the water at the Port Chalmers community swimming pool this week.
The swelling birdsong on Otago Peninsula is music to the ears of Dr Ursula Ellenberg.
The relaxed, hands-on teaching of the nurses at Dunedin Hospital’s Fracture Clinic has been celebrated in the Dunedin School of Medicine teaching awards.
The international stage beckons for three Queen’s High School drama pupils, whose talent has earned them national and international recognition.
Dunedin men from all walks of life are being urged to consider giving up just a little of their spare time to make a big difference in the lives of local children.
Despite a marked improvement in the city’s recycling quality in recent years, staff at the city’s major recycling plant are still being forced to deal with hazardous waste.
The extraordinary contribution of the Otago Community Trust to the development of the Otago region is being highlighted, as the trust celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Cancer Society OtagoSouthland acting chief executive Mark Hamer and his family know first-hand the benefit of having the support of the society’s Supportive Care programme.
Southern life and landscapes are explored in a new book of poetry and photographs by poet and novelist Owen Marshall and artistphotographer Grahame Sydney.