A call for help has gone out to the Mosgiel community as Age Concern seeks to ensure the safety and social needs of residents are being met.
The final stage of a roadside beautification project in Fairfield is under way, almost four years after the project started.
We live in an age when even a dysfunctional wood pigeon can be sentenced to ''rehab'' to sort out his personality flaws.
Twelve-year-olds Beth Lynch and Rosa Miller got pretty serious about a school project recently and raised enough money to fund 540 meals that will be distributed through Dunedin charities.
As work nears completion on a $6 million redevelopment of the Dunedin Botanic Garden propagation buildings and glasshouses, attention is turning to shifting thousands of rare plants and seeds.
A long tradition of skateboarding at St Clair Esplanade is about to get a final nail in the coffin from the Dunedin City Council. Star reporter Dan Hutchinson talks to local board riders of all...
A Dunedin City Council committee has granted consent for a giant, protected specimen tree to be cut down because of the risk to the building and people underneath it.
An Iraq aid programme established by a University of Otago student three years ago has taken on a whole new dimension as conditions in Assil Russell's land of birth worsen every day.
Driving is part of our culture and the key to independence for many people so it is no wonder some are reluctant to call it quits when it becomes unsafe. Dan Hutchinson talks to those with the inside knowledge of life after driving.
The pressure is on for Dunedin's home brewing fraternity with bragging rights and reputations on the line during the city's beer festival season.
Dunedin is reaffirming its status as the wildlife capital of New Zealand thanks to a range of conservation projects that are starting to pay off.
A group that aims to make every house in Dunedin warm within 11 years has been given another shot in the arm by the Government's Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (Eeca).
It is still unclear to what extent a massive pest control operation spanning 700,000ha of the South Island and the bottom half of the North Island will need to be carried out.
The population of tuis, kereru and bellbirds is making a huge comeback in Dunedin, Otago Conservation Board member Dr Jim Williams says.
Rhys Latton will have possibly the best view of proceedings at this weekend's Dunedin Midwinter Carnival - one of the perks of being a giant spider.
The Department of Conservation and the Dunedin City Council have started discussing possible camping sites on Otago Peninsula. Star reporter Dan Hutchinson takes a look at the issue of budget camping on the peninsula and finds a distinct lack of enthusiasm for new facilities.
Many Dunedin spiders do bite, some are poisonous and people should avoid holding them, entomologist Anthony Harris says.
A Dunedin charity shop has had to install security cameras in an attempt to reduce the amount of rubbish being left at its doors after hours.