The impact of a noisy world on the hearing of tens of thousands of New Zealanders was highlighted during a ‘‘Silent Breakfast’’ hosted by Hearing Support Otago.
In a quiet workshop in Dunedin, a dramatic story of the great age of Antarctic exploration is coming to life in stained glass.
Organisers a recent rally in support of RNZ Concert were ‘‘thrilled’’ with how the event came together.
Dunedin’s vibrant steampunk community will be dressed up in ‘‘full steam’’ and out in force at the Dunedin Gasworks Museum today.
Constant use of headphones among children and young people is leading to a ‘‘silent and growing epidemic’’ of hearing loss.
A light, welcoming and family-friendly new service centre will greet Ministry of Social Development clients on Monday.
Reaching the stage in life when you are no longer able to drive does not mean your life is over.
Dunedin disability advocates will give Dunedin city and Otago regional councillors, staff and contractors a taste of the daily challenges they face during an ‘‘accessible walkabout’’ next week.
Access for vehicles to Long Beach Domain was a hot topic for residents and board members at last week’s West Harbour Community Board meeting.
The West Harbour Community Board is opposed to the recommended removal of temporary speed humps at Te Ngaru, near Aramoana.
Improvements to the Emerson St playground in Concord are set to continue, with the addition of a colourful mural to spruce up the concrete-block toilets.
People who hire DVDs from Dunedin Public Libraries are keen on detective stories, murder mysteries and ‘‘Scandi noir’’, figures show.
A giant Christmas tree and festive tables are taking shape at the Dunedin Town Hall, as final preparations are made for the Dunedin Community Christmas Dinner.
A little bit of extra Christmas cheer will be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients across greater Dunedin, Balclutha and Cromwell this festive season.
The vital support of volunteers in supporting the city’s veterans and remembrance events was celebrated at last week’s Dunedin RSA Christmas morning tea.
The Valley Project has been working to build and support the aspirations of the North East Valley community for the past 10 years.
The new Boiler Point fishing jetty in Careys Bay is already proving popular with anglers, a month after it was installed by Port Otago.
Dunedin’s Newton family witnessed a special event at Woodhaugh Gardens on Sunday - the release of a rehabilitated kereru.
The wish to help children overcome the fear of public speaking was the inspiration for a new children’s book by a Dunedin-based author and illustrator team.
The proliferation of freedom camping spots at roadside lay-bys and reserves at Brighton and Taieri Mouth is straining the tolerance of the local community.