A year ago this month, the Fortune Theatre closed its doors, sending shock waves through Dunedin’s arts community. Now, while there remains a ‘‘Fortune Theatresized hole in the city’’ and a...
Supporting the continuation and development of local theatre has been top of mind for Dunedin City Council arts adviser Cara Paterson since the closure of the Fortune Theatre in May last year.
An innovative project to repurpose textiles to make cuddly soft toys is aimed at highlighting "the elephant in the room'' - the growing crisis of textile waste.
Local walkways, the crumbling Sims building, and work to mitigate the noise from Rio-class ships at Port Chalmers were among the topics discussed at last week's West Harbour Community Board meeting.
The tendering process for the extension of the West Harbour cycleway-walkway has been delayed slightly, but tenders should go out midyear, NZTA says.
The Abbeyfield model of "flatting for seniors'' is growing in popularity around New Zealand, and now is the time for a second facility for Dunedin.
Moving the Dunedin central Work and Income service centre to John Wickliffe House in the Exchange will create a more pleasant and flexible environment for clients, officials say.
Operating on the principle that one person's unloved book is another person's literary treasure, the Regent Theatre's book sale team will be out and about for collection day today.
A year into the Southern DHB roll-out of the National Bowel Screening programme and "tangible effects'' can already be seen.
A desire to share the joys of opera with everyone is the foundation of newly formed musical venture Opera Here.
Mercy Hospital has become the first major organisation outside the Dunedin City Council to sign the Dunedin Good Food Charter.
The Otago Community Hospice will wrap up Hospice Awareness Week with a ‘‘Night Circus’’ extravaganza — complete with fire dancing, magic, music, and show girls.
A new eco-house and grand heritage homes across Dunedin will open their doors to visitors in support of the Cargill’s Castle Trust.
Creating stories for the world’s second-most popular genre, speculative fiction, is a joy and a passion for a group of Dunedin authors.
At 4am on Monday, ultra-distance runner Curly Jacobs will set off from Bluff on a mission to run the length of New Zealand.
The sound of purring fills the lounge of Mosgiel woman Aimee Garner as kittens and young cats snooze and play.
The West Harbour Community Board is seeking community champions to honour in its second annual community awards.
Dunedin’s war graves are among more than 350,000 service graves across the country in line for restoration through the newly formed New Zealand Remembrance Army.
After years of possum eradication efforts, strong regrowth of native plants can be seen across Otago Peninsula - particularly at Okia Reserve, near Victory Beach.
Injuries suffered by kereru are keeping Wildlife Hospital Dunedin and Project Kereru on their toes, as juvenile birds take flight across the city.